Tag: Science

The Science Behind Taking a Vacation

I’ve had a feeling for about 18 years that I wasn’t doing vacation right. Not coincidentally, 18 years ago was the birth of my first child, on our way to three boys. Vacations didn’t seem like vacations. Once you have kids vacations become just trips away from home, where you get less sleep, you pay to get less sleep, and you probably drink more….

The Science Behind Hiring For Potential

I’m a big fan of the prison series on Netflix, Orange is the New Black.  I didn’t think I would like it when multiple people told me I had to watch it, but I’ve been sucked in! I love how they let you begin to like or dislike a character before they reveal their true crimes, many times changing your whole belief on an individual….

VIDEO: Using Assessments To Build A Better Team (It’s Science!)

This month at the “Weird Science” Series, Tim Sackett chats via video with the one and only Kris Dunn, CHRO at the Atlanta-based RPO firm, Kinetix, and FOT founder, on assessments and the data/insight they give you around hiring the right candidate for your company. Listen to the dynamic duo talk about the science behind assessments and how to implement them with your team to get the…

Is Diversity a Science or an Art?

“Entelo Diversity uses a proprietary algorithm to find candidates whose social profiles indicate a high probability of meeting a specific gender or ethnicity as well as candidates who may have previous military experience,” the company said in an April …

Science says these 9 tactics will help you win any argument

Arguments aren’t logical. To win them, you have to understand people. We’ve scoured the research and compiled the following science-backed tactics that will help you win any argument. Be civil. Contrary to what your debate coach said, arguments aren’t rational. So respect the other person’s perspective, no matter how ridiculous it sounds. “When people have their self-worth validated in some way, they tend to be…