Thousands of people rely on community transport to help them remain independent, making safeguarding key. We look at why providers are introducing English language tests.
Diversity and strengths – Angus McDonald explores the role of personality and values in managing mixed generational teams.
A look at the highlights from this years ABP conference, where there was an inspiring and innovative focus on behavioural economics and ‘nudging’.
Leadership Skills and Personality: Why developing your soft skills can help you gain insight and become a more effective leader.
Leadership to my two year old seems to come naturally. However, according to a recent survey just 9% of UK workers aspire to be managers.’ – What happens?
A look at the latest research into disinformation and how critical thinking skills can help you spot propaganda.
Why assessing English Language Skills and safeguarding training are essential when recruiting staff who deal with vulnerable children and adults.
Jacob Stevens, Business Development Manager, for TalentLens UK gives an In Focus look at why BPS qualifications are required.
How to prepare for psychometric tests and show a future employer your potential.
It’s the number one workplace skill, but how important is critical thinking? Tracy West, Leadership Consultant at Wickland Westcott and Matt Stevens, Head of TalentLens UK talk about critical thinking’s role in business.
Looking for your first healthcare role after university? Evidence of critical thinking and problem solving is high on the list of characteristics required. We explore why this is an essential skill to have.
Industrial Revolution 4.0 is changing the future of jobs and with this the skills needed by new hires. What can organisations do help ensure they recruit staff with the right skill set?
We are often asked about the value of using psychometrics when hiring and developing staff. Here we outline 6 key reasons to use workplace assessments.
The future is embracing all generations. Why tech-savy millenials and GenZ will add an important new dimension to your workplace.
Wyn Davies, Global Product Strategist at TalentLens, looks at why hiring the right person is more than a game of chance.
Recent research suggests there are 14 new Foundational Skills, split across three groups which are the crucial skills needed for employees and job seekers to thrive in the future.
‘We’d love more companies to consider “widening the goalposts” when it comes to their hiring requirements.’ Guest post from Gradability, finalists in this year’s OnRec Awards.
With advances in digital technology our ability to analyse ‘big data’ is evolving. But what does this mean for assessment methods? Wyn Davies looks at research presented at the SIOP conference.
The most effective teams are aware of their collective strengths as well as their development areas and blind spots. How can you use Type Tools to drive organisational engagement?
Why measurements of candidates’ personality are useful during the recruitment process.
Dr Peter Honey explains how the Learning Style Questionnaire can be used effectively within L&D; beyond enabling greater self-awareness about learning style preferences.
Applying for a graduate recruitment programme places you against potentially thousands of other people, each with a good academic record and series of extra curricular achievements. Here are ten tips to help candidates stand out from the crowd.
It’s time to discover our brand new online testing platform.
Four Steps: Dr Peter Honey discusses what managers need to do, better or differently, to create a learning-friendly environment.
HR trends for 2019 have been the topic of conversation since last year. But now that the year is well and truly underway, what areas are rising up the Google ranks already? Wellbeing, Gen Z…
You can learn new skills and, to some extent, change certain behaviors, but cognitive abilities, values and a number of behavioural traits are stable.