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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. 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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  2. 6 Sep. 2017

    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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  3. 30 Aug. 2017

    5 psychometric 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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  4. 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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  5. 21 Aug. 2017

    Tuesday Tip #3 – The Importance of a Psychometric Assessment Debrief

    This week’s Tuesday tip is all about the importance of a results debrief to get the most out of psychometric assessments. Hiring managers are often very busy, but a targeted meeting to discuss the candidate results and fully incorporate this information with other data collected throughout the recruitment process could be the key to a successful…

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  6. 15 Aug. 2017

    Getting ‘bang for your buck’ from psychometric assessment

    Organisation’s that understand the value of psychometric assessment in making hiring decisions don’t always get the value this data offers in on-boarding and ongoing development. Even the best candidates will have development needs. Using the insight provided by psychometric assessment can help you support you shift your newest people from good to great or perhaps…

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