Performance Management – Aptitude Research Partners

HR Stuff You Should Know – Potpourri for $1000, Alex

It has been too long, my friends! But here is the latest Stuff You Should Know that I’ve been tracking in my travels these past few weeks. Fresh Data! Get it while it’s hot! We’re winding down our data collection on this year’s “Hire, Engage, Retain” study, […]

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May 15th, 2017|Performance Management, Talent Acquisition|0 Comments

What We Have Here is a Failure to Communicate

  I had the opportunity last week to present the latest Aptitude Research findings on employee communication technology at GuideSpark’s Engage 2016 event. This research included data from over 350 organizations collected in February of this year. And it probably won’t surprise you to find out that […]

Should Auld Acquaintance be Forgot: Engagement is so Last Year

Could it be true? Could the era of employee engagement really be over? Of course not. I’ve been talking about engagement in its many forms since the beginning of my career, and I’m sure I will be talking about it at the end. But as technology matures, […]

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December 28th, 2015|Our Blog, Performance Management|0 Comments

Our Time is Yours

I’m a data geek. I claim it proudly. I once described my job to a friend’s son as asking questions, using math to figure out what and how people do certain things, and writing about it. He thought being subjected to math and writing on a daily […]

A Closer Look at Aptitude Research Partners

We are very excited to launch Aptitude Research Partners and share with you some of our research ideas for the next year. Mollie and I have covered this industry for almost two decades and this year has left an impression. With the innovation, transparency, focus on experience, […]


Welcome to Aptitude Research Partners! I could not be more thrilled to be welcoming you to our new endeavor. Madeline Laurano and I have worked together for many years. We have seen and done some things that have worked, and some that haven’t. We have spent time […]