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Katrina Kibben liked Ryan Mead's blog post Hiring for Cultural Fit: Do You Need the Culture Interview?
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Hiring for Cultural Fit: Do You Need the Culture Interview?

Company cultures can look and feel very different from organization to organization. Furthermore, the idea of cultural fit will vary greatly as well. Does…See More
Jan 7
Matt Charney liked Ryan Mead's blog post Hiring for Cultural Fit: Do You Need the Culture Interview?
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Hiring for Cultural Fit: Do You Need the Culture Interview?

Company cultures can look and feel very different from organization to organization. Furthermore, the idea of cultural fit will vary greatly as well. Does…See More
Jan 7
Ryan Mead posted a blog post

How These 3 Fictional Bosses Use Team Alignment Tools

Believe it or not, writing about psychometric testing can get pretty heavy. In the interest of keeping things light around here, let’s talk about big screen (and TV) bosses (and psychometric testing)! The idea is that any leader, in any industry, of any size can use employee assessment tools to recruit better, lead better and build better teams. Here’s how that would happen in a magazine HQ, a TV land paper company and private investigator firm.Miranda Priestly from“The Devil Wears…See More
Dec 30, 2014
Matt Charney liked Ryan Mead's blog post Let's Avoid the Cheese Factor in Team Alignment
Dec 17, 2014
A blog post by Ryan Mead was featured

Let's Avoid the Cheese Factor in Team Alignment

You have got to Google images for “team building”. The only way it could get cheesier is if these visualizations of…See More
Dec 17, 2014
Ryan Mead posted a blog post

Let's Avoid the Cheese Factor in Team Alignment

You have got to Google images for “team building”. The only way it could get cheesier is if these visualizations of…See More
Dec 17, 2014
Ryan Mead posted a blog post

Employee Assessment Tool: Psychometric Testing FAQs

If you’re considering joining the over 80% of Fortune 500 companies in the U.S. currently using psychometric testing, you probably have a few questions like, “What the heck is psychometric testing?” Even if you…See More
Dec 10, 2014
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What “Hiring for Cultural Fit” Means to These 5 Pros

One giant light bulb came on over employers’ heads not too long ago, and it represented an idea that changed the way we hire. Employers realized that skill set wasn’t the end-all be-all; in fact, skill set is now playing second fiddle to cultural fit.While meeting minimum job requirements is non-negotiable, it…See More
Dec 3, 2014
Ryan Mead posted a blog post

A Move Toward More Effective Team Building

Teams are known for stirring up creativity, innovation and even lasting professional bonds. Unfortunately, they can be known for stirring other things up too. When you are asked to be part of a team or project at work, you probably immediately think back to college. We all had to endure working around schedules, picking up the slack and trying to get a word in…See More
Nov 25, 2014
Ryan Mead and Shay Clinch are now friends
Nov 24, 2014
A blog post by Ryan Mead was featured

Hire for Cultural Fit Even with a Contingent Workforce

Did you know that from late 2009 to 2012 the number of temporary workers in the workforce increased by 29%? I think we can call that a rapidly growing sector of the workforce, especially when you consider that private…See More
Nov 19, 2014
Ryan Mead posted a blog post

Hire for Cultural Fit Even with a Contingent Workforce

Did you know that from late 2009 to 2012 the number of temporary workers in the workforce increased by 29%? I think we can call that a rapidly growing sector of the workforce, especially when you consider that private…See More
Nov 19, 2014
Ryan Mead posted a blog post

8 Wretched Ways to Destroy Team Alignment

How you’re sabotaging team alignment, let me count the ways. I get it, no manager or leader intentionally sets out to destroy the alignment of the teams that they’ve built, but it’s what we don’t know that can hurt us. You may not realize these ultra-common ways that leaders are tearing down exactly the thing they’ve worked so…See More
Nov 17, 2014

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Ryan Mead
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CEO
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Vitru
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Ryan Mead's Blog

Hiring for Cultural Fit: Do You Need the Culture Interview?

Posted on January 7, 2015 at 11:56am 0 Comments

Company cultures can look and feel very different from organization to organization. Furthermore, the idea of cultural fit will…

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How These 3 Fictional Bosses Use Team Alignment Tools

Posted on December 30, 2014 at 11:33am 0 Comments

Believe it or not, writing about psychometric testing can get pretty heavy. In the interest of keeping things light around here, let’s talk about big screen (and TV) bosses (and psychometric testing)! The idea is that any leader, in any industry, of any size can use employee assessment tools to recruit better, lead better and build better teams. Here’s how that would happen in a magazine HQ, a TV land paper company and private investigator…

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Let's Avoid the Cheese Factor in Team Alignment

Posted on December 17, 2014 at 11:59am 0 Comments

You have got to Google images for “team building”. The only way it could get cheesier is if…

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Employee Assessment Tool: Psychometric Testing FAQs

Posted on December 10, 2014 at 12:27pm 0 Comments

If you’re considering joining the over 80% of Fortune 500 companies in the U.S. currently using psychometric testing, you probably have a few questions like, “What the heck is psychometric testing?”…

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