The Quantified Communications blog.

  • Aug 08, 2017

    The Most Important Skill to Build into Your Talent Pipeline

    Whether your organization is looking to promote internally or recruit a new crop of employees, hiring managers are laser-focused on the talent pipeline: the pool of candidates qualified for open positions.  

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  • Aug 07, 2017

    Talking About Innovation? Here are 2 Pitfalls to Avoid

    It seems as though everywhere we turn these days, there’s news of another company developing incredible new technologies. Innovations are all around us, and they’re changing our lives in ways we might never have imagined.

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  • Aug 02, 2017

    The Number One Skill Corporate Recruiters Look For

    As a higher-education professional, whether you’re in the dean’s office, the career center, or the ivy tower, one of your primary goals is ensuring your students land in good jobs after they leave the university.

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  • Jul 28, 2017

    As Corporate Recruiting Evolves, Job Seekers Focus on Video Interview Skills

    Traditionally, corporations flock to universities several times per year for career fairs, where they collect resumes, hold screening interviews, and set up next steps with interested, qualified candidates. But over the past several years, the number of organizations willing and able to dedicate the time, resources, and personnel to these events has dwindled. Instead, companies like Goldman Sachs are turning to video interview platforms like HireVue and VidCruiter to recruit and screen new candidates. As of 2013, research had found that 63 percent of companies often used video to conduct employment interviews, and that number has only grown.

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  • Jul 05, 2017

    (Infographic) QC Analytics: The Science Behind the Scores

    You hear us talk a lot about communication scores — content, delivery skills, audience perception, the QC Score, and dozens of others. But what do those scores mean, exactly?

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  • Jun 26, 2017

    What Can CEOs Teach MBA Students about Leadership Communication?

    At Quantified Communications, we use data analytics to help professionals understand and improve the impact their communication has on customers, employees, and investors. We’ve worked with leadership and communications teams at leading global organizations, but we’ve also spent time working with aspiring leaders in top MBA programs.

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  • Jun 14, 2017

    QC's Favorite 2017 Commencement Speeches

    Call us nerds, but at Quantified Communications, one of the things we love most about spring is the commencement addresses. Every year, we get to enjoy a series of talks from some of the country’s best-known corporate, cultural, and political leaders in an environment free from the pressure to sway investors, persuade voters, or move the bottom line.

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  • May 31, 2017

    Hillary Clinton, Then & Now

    Two Commencement Speeches, 48 Years Apart

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  • May 18, 2017

    What is Charisma, Anyway?

    We talk about charisma a lot, particularly when we’re talking about leadership. It’s a quality we should aspire to as speakers, to help us inspire our audiences and gain support in our most important initiatives.

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  • May 18, 2017

    The Key to Demonstrating Authority

    When you’re preparing for a presentation, whether it’s a quarterly earnings call, an internal announcement, or a college commencement speech, you’re focused on coming across as the utmost authority on your topic. You want to look and sound in control, assuring your audience that you know what you’re talking about and have the experience, power, and knowledge to back up your message or follow through on your promises.

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