Aggie Alvarez

Aggie Alvarez

Aggie Alvarez writes for Caliper, a PSI Services LLC (PSI) Business, a global workforce solutions provider that designs robust solutions for their clients by blending best-in-class assessment content, leading-edge technology, and deep consulting expertise across the entire career life cycle.

Recent Posts by Aggie Alvarez:

by Aggie Alvarez, on Mar 5, 2020 10:52:00 AM

The difference between a leader who achieves commitment from employees versus one who achieves compliance, is effective coaching. The most effective leaders are those who see themselves as coaches and leaders rather …

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Topics:LeadershipHuman Resources

by Aggie Alvarez, on Jan 21, 2020 2:46:00 PM

Happy employees positively affect workplace operations. Statistics show that companies that foster employee happiness outperform their competitors by 20%. It’s no surprise, then, that some companies are taking more active measures to …

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Topics:LeadershipHuman ResourcesHealth and Wellness

by Aggie Alvarez, on Dec 17, 2019 4:22:00 PM

64% of applicants wouldn’t respond to a job posting with a poorly written or confusing job title. And 60% find jargon to be annoying. Writing effective job descriptions is a challenging …

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Topics:Human ResourcesProfessional Development

by Aggie Alvarez, on Sep 17, 2019 10:46:00 AM

The average annual turnover rate for salespeople is 20%. Many factors account for that number, but a sizeable amount of voluntary turnover occurs from burnout and lack of motivation. To combat …

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Topics:LeadershipHuman Resources

by Aggie Alvarez, on Sep 10, 2019 11:00:00 AM

The office environment can be a challenging place. You have to deal with all kinds of personalities at any given time, you see things that are broken but lack the …

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Topics:LeadershipHuman ResourcesProfessional Development

by Aggie Alvarez, on Jul 24, 2019 9:12:00 PM

Building mentally tough teams requires mentally tough employees. In Caliper's latest whitepaper, our research team defines the psychological advantage of six essential personality traits that make up mental toughness. And while …

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Topics:Human ResourcesProfessional Development

by Aggie Alvarez, on Jul 1, 2019 9:44:00 PM

Every office, warehouse, and production facility has one employee who takes up an inequitable portion of their supervisor’s time and effort. This employee may bring valuable knowledge and experience to …

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Topics:Human Resources

by Aggie Alvarez, on Mar 13, 2019 3:28:00 PM

If classic movies like Glengarry Glen Ross (1992), Tin Men (1987), Used Cars (1980)—or more recent hits like Wolf of Wall Street (2013)—have taught us anything, it’s that sales is …

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Topics:Human ResourcesSales & Marketing

by Aggie Alvarez, on Feb 19, 2019 3:50:00 PM

Everyone has seen the statistics about employee happiness and how it’ll change the way your workplace operates. Companies with happy employees outperform their competitors by 20%. Some companies have even gone …

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Topics:Human Resources

by Aggie Alvarez, on Feb 12, 2019 3:56:00 PM

Great leaders often have several traits in common. We tend to see characteristics like strong communication, a positive attitude and a sense of integrity on the short list. But, where …

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