It’s that age old time of year when we all start to reflect on the past year and start making resolutions for the year to come. Not everyone believes in making resolutions, but I tend to think setting goals is a healthy habit at any time of the year. With that spirit in mind, I had the entire Plasticity team reflect on their personal and professional goals for the New Year. By sharing these goals with each other, we can help to support our team to make sure it happens. We wanted to share our personal and professional goals with our community to help inspire a chain reaction- by sharing our work goals with you, you might share yours back with us. Without further adieu, here are the Plasticity Lab’s team resolutions for 2015:

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Research Confirms: Nice Bosses and Coworkers Finish First

Horrible Bosses imageIn the 2011 movie Horrible Bosses, three friends conspire to kill their awful bosses. The film grossed $209 million worldwide at the box office, with a sequel to come, due in part to a hilariously noire script and a well-assembled cast. But there’s more to the success of this film than clever quips and A-list actors: it touches on the very relatable feeling of hating your bad boss.

 Horrible Bosses Promo PosterResearch confirms that effective leaders are sociable, open to ideas, and cooperative1 yet many cultures continue to encourage dictatorial, unapproachable, fear-inducing traits in their leaders.

During the hiring process; identifying the right person with the best skills for the job may seem like a challenge. But, at Plasticity, we believe this to be the easiest part. Effectively hiring people who are a good culture fit is often times the toughest part of the practice. At Plasticity, we know that hiring for culture fit is one of the best ways to ensure a happy, flourishing company, so here are a few simple considerations to keep in mind when you hire for fit:

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