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Webinar Wrap-Up: Harnessing the Power of Assessments in Coaching

By on Monday, November 7, 2022

Coaching can have a powerful impact on an individual, no matter where they are in their career. And leveraging assessments as part of coaching can have some great benefits. It can also come with a few risks. In fact, when we polled attendees of a recent webinar about the unfortunate assessment experiences they had, 76% […]

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Using Assessments in Selection to Find the Right Fit

By on Tuesday, August 2, 2022

Earlier this spring, I wrote about the challenges of replacing a 25-year veteran of our Client Services team, sharing a peek at our selection plans just as our search was getting underway. We had taken our time with the preparations, ensuring that the description was clear and that internally, we were unified in what we […]

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Webinar Wrap-Up: Research Roundup

By on Friday, February 11, 2022

“’Research’” is our middle name!” If you’ve tuned into a research presentation with Maria Brown, MRG’s Head of Research, you’ve probably heard this (lightly corny) little one-liner. But the truth is, we mean it – while it’s literally our middle name, it’s also the foundation of what we do. Rigorous research is what our assessments […]

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Motivation and Leadership: What Drives Effective Leaders?

By on Friday, December 3, 2021

What drives you? What drains you? Be honest; when is the last time you stopped to consider the answers to those questions? While the forces of motivation play a significant role in how you approach the world, they are often overlooked. Many leaders get focused on what they’re good at or what they struggle with, […]

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Webinar Wrap-Up: Coaching Leaders to Go to the Next Level

By on Tuesday, November 16, 2021

We are in a moment of unprecedented upheaval in the job market. In many organizations, there’s pressure to pay extra attention to retain and develop current staff – particularly those promising high potentials – to ensure that there’s a sufficient pool of talent prepared to step up when senior positions open. It’s a smart plan […]

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Webinar Wrap-Up: Taking a Thoughtful Approach to Career Transitions

By on Thursday, October 28, 2021

Last week, Andrew Rand and David Ringwood offered a webinar that took us through three key things to consider when making a career transition. Given the tight labor market – and the pressure people may be feeling to go where the grass is greener – it’s certainly a timely topic. Miss the broadcast? Fear not! […]

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