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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. 21 Jun. 2019

    Why IS it so hard to take on board feedback sometimes?

    Why IS it so hard to take on board feedback sometimes?  This is a question that can come up when we consider 360 assessments, and how to ensure that participants get the most value from this often daunting experience. Thanks for the Feedback (2014) suggests that when we do reject feedback, it’s likely that one…

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  2. PeopleScape

    23 May. 2019

    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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  3. 30 Jan. 2019

    5 Tips to ensure HR gets the most from Psychometric Assessments

    As organisations become more sophisticated in their use of analytical data, one of the biggest challenges is knowing how to incorporate those insights into decisions about people; who to recruit and how to get the best out of them. Businesses often make poor hiring decisions because they rely too much on intuition and other subjective,…

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  4. Conducting great interviews

    4 Dec. 2018

    How to conduct great interviews

    Finding and selecting the right people at an organisation is often one of the most important responsibilities that a leader will have, and interviewing candidates will almost always be a key component of the recruitment process. Unfortunately, there’s no exact formula to choose the perfect candidate or predict how successful they will be. There is…

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  5. 3 Dec. 2018

    Getting the most 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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  6. 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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