15 Dec Building a Brighter Future with Talent-Centric Solutions
2020 has been full of curveballs, so we’ve all had to make some serious adjustments to the way we work. Adapting to these unpreced`ented circumstances has been challenging to say the least, but it has also provided us with the perfect opportunity for meaningful reflection and long overdue change. While we all hope to regain some semblance of normalcy, the truth is that the world will never look the same. This may sound scary, but it’s a thing to be embraced as we have been catapulted into a future of intentionality, away from our stale and ineffective routines. The transition period hasn’t been easy, but the future is bright and more connected than ever before.
The rapidly changing world around us calls for innovation around communication and necessitates a more specialized way to build and manage teams. Far too often, teams are designed by default, not intention. Organizations that incorporate a strategic, data-driven approach to designing their teams are more likely to find success. The Predictive Index is my favorite tool for capitalizing on this knowledge. It’s a platform that quickly optimizes talent, providing insights that can be seamlessly integrated into any business strategy. Leveraging predictive analytics has given me such insights that I wonder how far off my previous assumptions about people may have been.
The Predictive Analytics platform provides behavioral and cognitive assessments that help leaders know what to look for in a candidate, as well as how to attract those qualities.
As a certified PI partner, I’m excited to share the power of predictive analytics to build high performing teams, empower managers, increase organizational performance, and help clients find the perfect job fit. The Predictive Analytics platform provides behavioral and cognitive assessments that help leaders know what to look for in a candidate, as well as how to attract those qualities. Imagine finding people that are going to be a great match for your culture and hit the ground running — that’s the reality time after time. With these tools, we’re able to optimize the efficiency and effectiveness of the hiring process, and minimize turnover… which is hugely beneficial because studies show that losing an employee can cost 1.5-2x the employee’s salary! Talent optimization makes team development and strategy alignment a piece of cake. The Predictive Index teaches us how to best manage each unique individual according to their personality and by leveraging their natural skillset, which can make our lives so much easier and our work so much more effective.
A tool like PI is more useful than ever in a world where teams need to be increasingly agile and flexible, and hiring and management is often done from a distance.
With personal connection being such an important part of good leadership, the new norm poses some serious challenges with face-to-face interactions being on the decline. Thankfully, technology provides us with the ability to connect in new ways. It also allows leaders to stay in tune with the needs, feelings, struggles, and strengths of their team members. A tool like PI is more useful than ever in a world where teams need to be increasingly agile and flexible, and hiring and management is often done from a distance. But whether you’re managing from home or the office, PI’s suite of tools can help you get a finger on the true pulse of your company. By fine tuning your leadership skills and putting you in touch with each team member through a deeper level of understanding, this platform will positively change the way you do business forever.
Of course, a part of each one of us clings to the hope that these tumultuous times will simply disappear, leaving things as they were before the pandemic. This hope is only natural, but it becomes dangerous when it overwhelms reality. The truth is, times are a-changin’, and those who aren’t a-changin’ with it will be left in the dust. If 2020 has taught us anything, it’s that we need to be adaptable and we need the right tools to stay connected to each other. Thankfully, we were prepared with a powerful behavioral analytics partner to help you build a better and talent-centric future.
Shaara Roman is founder and managing director of The Silverene Group, a culture consultancy that helps companies align their people programs with business goals.