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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. Wellbeing and Creativity - A Perfect Match

    4 Mar. 2019

    Wellbeing and Creativity – A Perfect Match

    How would you rate the wellbeing of your team members? Are you doing everything possible to care for their wellbeing as well as your own? Psychological wellbeing is a key ingredient in any workplace. Research has consistently shown that when organisations invest in their employees’ wellbeing, they are more productive and innovative. Increased creativity levels…

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  2. 20 Feb. 2019

    Does every moment you invest, dollar you spend, program you run, contribute to achieving your vision?

    Talking about Organisational Effectiveness Strategy can be daunting and overwhelming. However, in reality, it is a disciplined and effective way of making sure every moment you invest, dollar you spend, program you run, is contributing to your business achieving your vision. When I think of the need to make sure your People and Culture activity…

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  3. 18 Feb. 2019

    A once small task turned into a big lesson

    One of my first work experiences in a People and Culture (P&C) environment was working in HR on a change project. Having studied Organisational Psychology, I knew I could contribute useful knowledge about using reliable and valid assessment tools to predict future performance for recruitment and selection. I had learned about the most reputable and…

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  4. 14 Feb. 2019

    Is Your Organisation Surviving or Thriving?

    Fusing my passion for sport and past athletic experiences with a fascination for human behaviour, I have been fortunate enough to work as a sports psychologist for the last 17 years. I quickly came to realise that my services in performance enhancement are often seen as a “nice to have” as opposed to a critical…

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  5. 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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  6. 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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