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How can psychometrics deliver ROI?

By Ryan Inglethorpe on Aug 2, 2021 4:34:58 PM

While it can sometimes be difficult to measure the tangible benefits of implementing any new software, HR teams are increasingly being required to justify their investments and have a good idea of an expected ROI.

Topics: Assessments
2 min read

Why are Cognitive Ability Tests timed?

By Ryan Inglethorpe on Jul 28, 2021 6:17:41 PM

When using a Cognitive Ability Test to assess your candidates ability, there are two different types of maximum performance test; speed and power:

Topics: Assessments
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How is a Cognitive Ability Test scored?

By Ryan Inglethorpe on Jul 23, 2021 12:20:10 PM

What does a Cognitive Ability Test measure?

A Cognitive Ability Test measures the maximum performance of a candidate’s ability.

For example, the results from one of our ability tests show us how a candidate has performed, in comparison to a diverse group of previous test takers. This allows us to interpret the results in terms of what is typical within a given group, rather than just how many questions a candidate has gotten right. 

Topics: Assessments
2 min read

Assessing personality at work

By Ryan Inglethorpe on Jul 19, 2021 11:57:00 AM

Personality questionnaires are becoming increasingly common in the hiring process to help you create a more well-rounded and deeper understanding of a candidate. 

Topics: Assessments
6 min read

Causes of low employee engagement

By Ryan Inglethorpe on Jul 15, 2021 1:31:00 PM

Are your managers causing low employee engagement?

Research by Deloitte found over 1/4 of UK employees (27%) admitted that they were ‘not performing their best’ at work.

Topics: Employee engagement
3 min read

5 ways to improve your employee engagement

By Ryan Inglethorpe on Jul 12, 2021 3:41:00 PM

According to Gallup's 2021 state of the global workplace report employee engagement dropped by 2% from 2019 to 2020 and now stands at 20%.

Topics: Employee engagement
2 min read

Why use Situational Judgement Tests in your recruitment?

By Ryan Inglethorpe on Jul 9, 2021 12:37:00 PM

Situational Judgement Tests are a type of psychometric assessment that measures how candidates respond to a variety of different situations at work. Test takers are presented with a range of hypothetical workplace scenarios and are then asked to identify the responses that would be most and least effective.
Topics: Recruitment Assessments
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Grow your people and the rest will follow

By Lily Harvey on Jul 7, 2021 12:20:00 PM

Deciding where to invest organisational resources can be a daunting task for leadership teams. Eager to achieve observable growth and constrained by time, managers often become biased towards short to medium term solutions. 

Topics: Development Leadership Culture
5 min read

Virtual Onboarding Strategies & Tips

By Ryan Inglethorpe on Jul 5, 2021 2:15:00 PM

Most new employees decide whether they feel at home in a new job during the first three weeks of employment. Therefore, having a good onboarding process (whether virtual or not) will be key in your long-term strategy and help you to retain your top talent.  

Topics: Onboarding Virtual Assessment
2 min read

An Introduction to Psychometric Assessments

By Ryan Inglethorpe on Jun 30, 2021 10:09:00 AM

What is a psychometric assessment?

Psychometric assessments offer a fair and objective way of measuring a range of attributes such as aptitude, critical reasoning and behavioural style.

Topics: Assessments