Angus McDonald, ex Chair of the BPS Committee on Test Standards, expresses concern over survey findings which indicate that over 30% of psychometric test users are unqualified.
Dr Peter Honey, looks at how learning is one of those things that, despite its undoubted importance, is easy to take for granted.
We discuss the difference in popularity and effectiveness of candidate recruitment methods, including personality and ability assessments.
Critical Thinking is a key 21st Century Skill, here Wyn Davies, Global Head of Ability and Personality Assessments at Pearson TalentLens, introduces this skill for the future.
Angus McDonald, Director of Realise Potential and previously Chair of the British Psychological Society’s Committee on Test Standards, explains why tests of cognitive ability are essential for recruiters.
Critical Thinking is essential in decision making. We look back at the moment when Winston Churchill had to take one of the most difficult decisions in world history.
In a world where assessments offer powerful objectivity for recruiters and HR executives, many employment decisions are still made using subjective methods.
The best Critical Thinkers distinguish themselves from other people because they have a few characteristics that strengthen critical thinking.
These days, people are finding it increasingly difficult to keep track of what’s on their to-do list for any particular day or week; and are turning to applications such as ‘Evernote’ and ‘Wunderlist’ to help organise their tasks and activities.
As the list of organizational scandals grows every day, many companies understand the importance of a solid HR policy to discourage dark side behavior and flag worrying dysfunctional traits.