Many leaders are willing to step up and mentor others, especially if they are afforded the opportunity to choose someone with whom they have a lot in common. But as Dr. Rebekah Cardenas, VP of Business Development and Assessment Solutions at EASI•Consult® examines, that inclination may limit opportunities for some employees and inadvertently stifle diversity.
Spring has been a busy time for EASI•Consult®, which has had a presence at two national annual conferences and led informational sessions all the way across the globe in Australia. David Hoff, COO and Executive Vice President of Leadership Development at EASI•Consult®, shares his impressions of each of these networking opportunities.
Initial results of recent research on healthcare leadership suggests that the Burke Learning Agility Inventory™ is a valuable instrument for predicting business outcome and leadership success. Rebekah Cardenas, Ph.D., vice president of business development and assessment solutions at EASIConsult®, explains the research and some of its findings.
Collaboration has long been a focus for EASI•Consult®, as evidenced by previous writings on the subject by David Hoff, COO and executive vice president for leadership development. In this update to previous columns, Hoff illustrates how the Burke Learning Agility Inventory™ (Burke LAI) and 360◦ tools can help organizations achieve the collaboration they value.
Pre-employment assessments not only save time in the hiring and training processes, they also save money. So, why are some small businesses still hesitant to adopt them? Rebekah Cardenas, Ph. D, vice president of business development and assessment solutions at EASI•Consult® examines that issue and explains why the investment in assessments is well worth the return.
France’s recent “right to disconnect” law, mandating designated times during which employees can refrain from email communications, brings to light the issue of work-life balance in the U.S. As Dr. Rebekah Cardenas, vice president of business development and assessment solutions for EASI•Consult®, points out, that issue is not such a simple one to resolve.
In just a year, the Burke Learning Agility Inventory™ has received an overwhelming response from customers worldwide, resulting in the continued addition of new certification programs and other related offerings. David Hoff, COO and executive vice president of leadership development at EASI•Consult® reviews the developments of the last year and gives a preview of what is to come.
Personality traits are linked to how willing a person is to be open to new experiences and experiment with new behaviors, among other facets of learning agility. Dr. Rebekah Cardenas, Vice President of Business Development and Assessment Solutions at EASI•Consult®, reviews the research behind this correlation and, more importantly, why such research matters.
Sorting through resumes and screening applicants to find the best person for the job while adhering to strict guidelines can be a daunting task. Dave Smith, President and CEO of EASI•Consult®, recounts a particularly challenging – but professionally rewarding – experience he had when a company’s advertisement for positions received far more responses than expected.