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2014-08-29 23:07:58

Validation studies show that DISC personality tests have a high rate of test-retest reliability. Boardman, Ohio (PRWEB) August 29, 2014 When subjected to validation using the scientific method, DISC personality testing has been found to be one of the most consistent instruments for measuring behavior and personality type. DISC, MBTI, the Hartman Personality Profile, and the “Big 5” are some of the most popular methods of testing personality. Each of these testing tools uses a short...

2014-07-15 23:09:19

Is it possible to predict success and hire the right candidate for the job the first time? A new survey of Human Resource Managers says yes, but not using traditional methods. (PRWEB) July 15, 2014 When it comes to business, it’s all about people – having the right people in the right place is the difference between success and failure. A good hire will stimulate positive growth, increase productivity, and boost morale. A bad hire can throw the entire organization off track, costing...

2014-05-30 23:01:00

PeopleKeys plans to explore the central role that values and individual thinking style plays in behavior, teamwork, and decision-making in a live TEAMS and Values webinar set to air at 1pm EST on June 13th. Boardman, Ohio (PRWEB) May 30, 2014 Most likely, it won’t surprise you to learn that your personality can have a significant effect on your life. You might be astonished, however, by how far-reaching these effects can be. From major decisions such as the career you pursue to smaller...

2014-04-23 15:59:00

New work develops first 'Spitefulness Scale' Some of the world's nastiest behavior grows out of spite, the dark art of hurting an opponent even when it comes at a price to yourself. Divorcing couples often go out of their way to hurt each other and even their kids, skirting the more peaceful path to moving on. Tax evaders can grow so vengeful over a penalty that they'll double down on their cheating. Terrorists can be so keen to hurt their enemies, they commit suicide in the...

2014-04-01 14:07:07

One state’s citizens are collectively more agreeable and another’s are more conscientious. Could that influence how each state is governed? A recently published study suggests it could. Jeffery Mondak and Damarys Canache, political science professors at the University of Illinois, analyzed personality data from more than 600,000 Americans, identified by state, who had responded to an online survey for another research study. They then matched that data with state-level measures of...

2014-03-31 23:33:32

PeopleKeys today announced the launch of a new partnership model that will be offered to corporate clients at the head of a large franchise network. The new model empowers corporate clients to negotiate heavily discounted subscription packages to peeoplekeys.com on behalf of all of their franchise branches. Boardman, OH (PRWEB) March 31, 2014 Ohio-based personality testing and behavioral analysis firm PeopleKeys is no stranger to working with large corporate clients. From United Airlines,...

2014-03-29 23:02:00

On April 11th at 1pm EST, PeopleKeys will present a live one-hour webinar that applies DISC theories of human behavior to home and family life. Boardman, Ohio (PRWEB) March 29, 2014 Though “behavioral analysis” sounds like a process that belongs in a laboratory, it’s actually a technique that major companies have been using in the field for decades. Behavioral analysis is a method of understanding and predicting human behavior, and is used in the corporate world for everything from...

2014-02-23 23:02:52

In response to new research that identifies personality clashes as the key cause of conflict in the workplace, PeopleKeys plans to broadcast a live Conflict Resolution webinar, scheduled for March 14th at 1pm EST. The webinar will cover techniques for approaching interpersonal differences in a healthy and productive manner, and will show how personality plays a key role in the creation and resolution of conflicts. Boardman, OH (PRWEB) February 23, 2014 New research suggests that...

2013-05-28 23:20:34

Leading personal finance site http://www.GoBankingRates.com uses input from financial and psychological experts to develop a financial personality test based on the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator assessment. El Segundo, CA (PRWEB) May 28, 2013 The Myers-Briggs test has been a highly-regarded tool in the psychological community for better understanding people´s personalities and preferences. In order to help readers gain insight into their persona when it comes to saving money and money...

2013-05-09 23:02:33

An overview of the latest trends in recruiting and hiring Chicago, IL (PRWEB) May 09, 2013 Hireology, a leading selection management platform, published a blog post discussing the future of candidate verification. Predicting a shift from skills testing to personality profiling, Hireology's director of product development outlines the benefits of pre-employment testing and how it can help companies save money on turnover. Focusing primarily on personality profiling, the blog takes readers...


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Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'