Jim Wexler

About the Author

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As President of Persona Labs, Jim Wexler is revolutionizing Human Capital Management ​with games that predict talent. Persona Labs’ talent assessments have benefited millions of job applicants in over 10,000 organizations.

An original pioneer of games for business, Jim brought the concept of game-based recruiting and learning Simulations to Deloitte, Goldman Sachs, Johnson & Johnson and MetLife.   Jim has been featured in BusinessWeek, Forbes, The New York Times and CBS News. He has a degree in Semiotics from Brown University.

Talent as a Horror Movie

Just in time for Halloween, independent sci-fi thriller Nightmare Code, an eerie and thought-provoking film about employees, computerized behavior recognition, and the future of the workplace. Recently released and now available on iTunes and in select theaters, this is must-viewing for HR and talent execs — especially if you want to explore the dark…

The Boss Fight, 2013 Style

In videogaming, a Boss Fight is a challenge at the end of a stage or level. A generation of game players has grown up fighting a boss enemy often far stronger and larger in size than them.   Now, economic conditions point to a real Boss Fight looming for so-called Gen Y or Millennials ages 22…

What Trends in Film-going Tell Us About Employer Branding

Hollywood’s summer season is in full swing, and a Monday morning review at our company of the weekend’s box office led to an impromptu employee survey about appreciation of movies beyond the multiplex. The interest level in old films is nonexistent among our 20-something graphic designers and account managers. None of them have…