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As Organisational Development Specialists, we understand the practical and commercial challenges facing your business. As Psychologists, we keep informed of the latest empirical research. And that means we’re ideally placed to share insights into achieving outstanding business outcomes.

  1. Gamification

    27 Jun. 2018

    Tuesday Tip: Using Gamification tools for assessment

    When thinking about enhancing your assessment for recruitment capability, ensure you look at new and innovative assessment tools such as technology-based gamification tools along with the technical evidence to ensure the tools have high levels of predictive validity. In recent years there has been a surge in technology-based gamification tools on the market. Many large organisations…

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  2. 11 Jun. 2018

    Top 5 psychometric assessment myths exposed

    There seems to be a lot of confusion both in our industry, organisations and society regarding the use of psychometric assessments including their purpose, how they are used and whether or not they actually work. Like any tool, their effectiveness is defined by the ability of the user to interpret a problem, design a solution,…

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  3. 1 Jun. 2018

    The most powerful predictor of future performance

    Have you ever hired someone and then realised within the first 6 months, or even within the first few weeks, that the person is not right for the role or the organisation? Here’s how psychometric assessment can reduce this risk. Have you ever “got it wrong”? Psychometric assessment isn’t the silver bullet but it is…

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  4. PeopleScape

    20 Dec. 2017

    360-Degree Feedback: One size does not fit all

    Organisations have a vested interest in the performance of its leaders and it can often be difficult to identify exactly how well your leaders are performing and in which areas there is room for improvement. 360-degree feedback tools can assist in answering important questions about leaders’ specific workplace behaviours and style, degree of alignment to…

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  5. 24 Oct. 2017

    Tuesday Tip #12: Make smarter recruitment and selection decisions

    Today’s tip is to take an integrated approach to psychological assessment in order to make smarter recruitment and selection decisions. Whilst CV’s and reference checks are part of the standard recruitment process, these are essentially no better than tossing a coin and add little value to your final selection decision. The best available research shows…

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  6. 24 Aug. 2017

    What do the best job interviews involve?

    Interviews are always a key part of the recruitment and selection process. Unfortunately when attempting to select the best person for a job, interviews are often not performed well. When job interviews aren’t done right, their ability to predict future performance is low. The good news is we know the key ingredients that will increase…

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