Are psychometric assessments accurate?

  One of the common debates in the assessment field revolves around the accuracy of psychometric tests. Do they measure the right constructs in the right way? The short answer is yes. People are complicated and the areas assessments seek to measure are
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How to develop self-awareness

Self-awareness is defined by Adrian Furnham as the accurate appraisal and understanding of your abilities and preferences, their implications for your behaviour and their impact on others. It is an important facet in the development process, and is one of
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Why you should use online assessments

  More and more, the world of psychometric assessments is moving towards the digital space as the use of technology accelerates. It is becoming less feasible to conduct face-to-face assessments when candidates are unable to take days off of work and
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Do you know the communication styles of your team?

Understanding how your team works and communicates can help you to be a better manager or co-worker. This team-building exercise requires no special tools and is a simple way to get to know the quirks and behaviours of your colleagues... Have
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Remaining agile in a changing world: impressions from the Learning Agility Breakfast 2017

The Learning Agility Breakfast sessions took place on 11 and 12 May, in Cape Town and Johannesburg respectively. Delegates had the opportunity to meet, network and interact around this relatively new and exciting construct in the talent management space, with
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Why are employees at Google more productive?

  With top companies such as Apple and Google producing more innovation and higher profits than ever, one question remains... Which talent management methods help their employees be so successful and productive? One might think that because certain companies have big budgets
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Of dinosaurs and Darwinists

  “It is not the strongest of the species that survive, nor the most intelligent, but the one most responsive to change.” – Charles Darwin Business leaders face a continuous barrage of research outlining breakthroughs in human capital trends, psychological trends and
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The secrets to happiness at work: results from a global study

  A recent multi-national study surveyed over 23,000 employees to find out what makes them happier and more engaged at work… The study, conducted by the IBM Smarter Workforce Institute in partnership with Globoforce’s WorkHuman® Research Institute, gathered data from 45 countries
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Are psychometric assessments accurate?
2017-07-28

One of the common debates in the assessment field revolves around the accuracy of psychometric tests. Do they measure the right constructs in the right way?

How to develop self-awareness
2017-07-14

Practical strategies to improve your self-awareness, an important first step in the development process...

Why you should use online assessments
2017-06-22

Online assessments are a powerful addition to the recruitment and development process. However, their use is sometimes met with skepticism or mistrust...

Do you know the communication styles of your team?
2017-06-09

Understanding how your team works and communicates can help you to be a better manager or co-worker. This team-building exercise requires no special tools and is a simple way to get to know the quirks and behaviours of your colleagues...

Remaining agile in a changing world: impressions from the Learning Agility Breakfast 2017
2017-05-26

Engaging insights, practical case studies and interesting debates characterised the Learning Agility Thought Leadership Breakfast, recently hosted by HFMtalentindex...

Why are employees at Google more productive?
2017-05-17

With top companies such as Apple and Google producing more innovation and higher profits than ever, one question remains... Which talent management methods help their employees be so successful and productive?

Of dinosaurs and Darwinists
2017-05-05

“It is not the strongest of the species that survive, nor the most intelligent, but the one most responsive to change.” – Charles Darwin

The secrets to happiness at work: results from a global study
2017-04-19

A recent multi-national study surveyed over 23,000 employees to find out what makes them happier and more engaged at work…

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