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TDECU Embraces Rise Performance Group Assessment Tools to Enhance Hiring, Job Moves

DALLAS, July 29, 2013 – TDECU, one of Texas’ largest credit unions, is now using powerful job candidate assessment tools from Rise Performance Group in its insurance and investment divisions, to optimize its hiring and internal promotion and transfer decisions. TDECU, the largest credit union in the Houston area, serves 170,000 members through 32 branches …

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What One Super Bowl Coach Can Teach Us about Effective Management Skills

By Diamond Richardson One of the interesting topics of discussion about Sunday’s Super Bowl XLVII was the face-off between the San Francisco 49ers and the Baltimore Ravens was a family affair, at least for the Harbaugh family. Jim Harbaugh is the head coach of the San Francisco 49ers and his brother, John Harbaugh, is the Raven’s …

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10 Leadership Tips For First-Time Managers

By Jeffrey Meyers When the time comes to promote strong, capable individual contributors into their first role as a manager, how do you prepare them? Although their performance has been good and you’ve assessed that they are a fit for the job, leading others will be an adjustment for most. Don’t assume that an effective …

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6 Essential Traits of Highly Effective Managers – Do You Have Them?

By Dario Priolo Some managers inspire and motivate, but many fail miserably to engage their employees. The entertainment industry seems to have created the ultimate formula for the “bad manager” character, so why can’t real managers understand how to be more effective? When employees choose to leave a position, it’s often because of their manager …

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Want to be Amazing at Hiring Effective Managers? Here’s How…

By Diamond Richardson In today’s workforce, moving up the corporate ladder is the marker of success. People move from company to company searching for the one that will provide them with the largest potential to advance and make more money. At most corporate offices today, a bigger salary is usually the result of a promotion …

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How Effective Management Misconceptions are Killing Your Business

By Diamond Richardson A few synonyms listed in a thesaurus for manager are controller, overseer and administrator. These words create a picture of a manager as someone who stands over employees and gives orders that they have received. But management positions involve more strategic planning, communicating and people skills than most people realize. People that …

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Delegating is a Win-Win for Employees and Managers

By Diamond Richardson “The surest way for an executive to kill himself is to refuse to learn how, and when, and to whom to delegate work.”     – Cash Penney, founder of J.C. Penney The truth and relevance of this quote is undeniable. Managers and executives oversee large numbers of employees, strategic plans and company processes. …

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