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Lily Harvey

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Recent posts by Lily Harvey

4 min read

Can candidates cheat a psychometric test?

By Lily Harvey on Sep 20, 2021 1:44:31 PM

As business psychologists we hear this question a lot.

Topics: Assessments
4 min read

18 Questions to Ask a Psychometric Test Provider

By Lily Harvey on Sep 6, 2021 4:52:00 PM

Psychometric assessments come in many different shapes and sizes, from gamified personality questionnaires to role-specific cognitive ability tests. But, regardless of what you’re using them for everyone wants the same thing; a secure, easy to use assessment that measures what it claims to.

Topics: Recruitment Assessments
4 min read

Do Psychometric Assessments Actually Work?

By Lily Harvey on Aug 20, 2021 1:50:00 PM

Every so often we get people asking about how psychometrics work. This will often be accompanied with some element of doubt, and understandable discomfort about using them to make recruitment decisions.

Topics: Assessments
6 min read

Leadership Ice Breakers: 6 Quick Ways to Break the Ice

By Lily Harvey on Aug 13, 2021 1:07:00 PM

It’s important to train your leaders to improve their self-confidence and efficacy, shaping individuals to reach their full potential. Effective ice breakers are useful not only for the training attendees but for you! The comfort it generates will also benefit you as the coordinator and make independent and outspoken potential leaders easier to handle. 

Topics: Leadership
4 min read

6 Myths about psychometric assessments

By Lily Harvey on Aug 10, 2021 1:00:13 PM

Psychometric myths

  • Candidates can fake it

  • Psychometrics can’t beat my intuition 

Topics: Assessments
3 min read

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
3 min read

7 Ways to Improve Your Onboarding Process

By Lily Harvey on May 19, 2021 11:22:30 AM

Onboarding new hires well can play a huge role in helping to retain your new employees long term. When it comes to new hires, onboarding is in many ways, the only chance you’ll get to make a good, long-lasting impression on your new hires. 

Topics: Onboarding
8 min read

12 Reasons WHY you should HIRE Graduates

By Lily Harvey on May 13, 2021 5:32:51 PM

It will soon be that time of year again – when graduates around the country, fresh from posting Instagrams of their virtual hats flying through the air, will start heading over to LinkedIn to set up their new profiles.

For some, the job search has likely been in progress for the last 6 months. But  with the economy currently suffering from a covid induced downturn, the pressure is now on for both recruiters and candidates alike.

Topics: Recruitment Graduates