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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. 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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  2. 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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  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. 29 Oct. 2018

    How to make sure Wellbeing gets a seat at the table

    By Audrey McGibbon, Co-Author, GLWS “Is wellbeing a fad?” We were asked this question recently and our instinctive response was “We hope not!”. Not given how much positive change we have seen come about through the recent focus on wellbeing. But, thinking more about it, it’s a fair question. Wellbeing/wellness programs and initiatives have popped…

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