13 Aug 2020

Psychometric Talent Assessment: Its history, methods &...

WHAT IS IT. Talent Assessment is synonymous with psychometric assessments. Psychometrics is a field of psychology study that develops frameworks and theories related to testing, measurement, and assessment of metal capabilities. Psychometric is a combination of the Greek words ‘...

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24 minutes

9 Jul 2020

5 Benefits of Psychometric Assessments

Psychometric testing has been globally recognised for its ability to accurately assess the attributes that are the constructs of an individual. Infact, psychometric assessment was used in World War I, and in Ancient China!  Before we dive into the benefits of the psychometric as...

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9 minutes

5 Jun 2020

The 4 Psychometric Talent Assessment Methods

The inaccuracies of today’s current recruitment process are becoming impossible to overlooked- we’re humans, we make mistakes, we all know and acknowledge this! We can accept the fact that we make mistakes and that others make mistakes.. However, these mistakes can be detrimenta...

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15 minutes

27 May 2020

Introducing Video-Interview based AI-Talent-Assessment

If you don’t know how to do something, what is the first thing you do? You ‘Google it’. Whatever question you ask, Google will bring up pages of results that consist of hundreds of videos and articles. Videos make the world go round the… When something funny is occurring, what’s...

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12 minutes

20 May 2020

The Business Case for Video-Based Big-5 Psychometric...

In the corporate world, the process of recruitment is carried out in this order; call-to-recruit, resumes received, phone screening, live interviews, analysis of candidate’s interviews, final interviews…and then onboarding and training. This process is outdated, time consu...

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12 minutes

10 Mar 2020

How do Startups Compete with Corporates for...

In this episode, I sit down with Bernt Schindler to discuss how small businesses and start-ups can compete with larger brands for talent. There are positives and negatives to both these types of organisations. One is agile and offers exposure, the other may provide superior care...

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8 minutes

4 Mar 2020

Should You Hire Entrepreneurs? With Bernt Schindler...

This week I sat down with Bernt Schindler to discuss whether hiring entrepreneurs is a good idea for your business. Is the threat of them leaving your business worth worrying about? How do you best manage that? Bernt has decades of experience in recruitment, holding positions su...

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12 minutes

5 Feb 2020

6 Key Questions To Ask Yourself When...

Hiring new employees can be a very time consuming and expensive process. Consequently, employee retention should always be top of mind. It’s far more effective to retain your top talent instead of having to replace them. Particularly if their departure is unexpected and yo...

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8 minutes

18 Dec 2019

3 Tips to Help Your Organisation Hire...

Soft vs Hard Skills. What’s the Difference? Soft skills refer to factors that are usually difficult to learn or measure by quantitative methods. This generally means ‘essential’ skills that are increasingly a prerequisite to applying learned knowledge. For example, collaboration...

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8 minutes

13 Sep 2018

Weaning HR from the expensive job-advertising lifestyle...

I believe that every job advert is an opportunity to grow your own database and talent pools.  Solely relying on advertising to fill all of your vacancies is simply not a sustainable sourcing strategy!   Your end-game as the head of recruitment should be, having a database that&...

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9 minutes

4 Sep 2018

6 tips to attracting the best talent...

Do you seem to be missing out on the best candidates you need? Does it feel like you’re always getting candidates better suited for other roles? Do the good ones seem to be attracted to and recruited by your competitors? It’s very simple: Recruiters need to adopt a marketing min...

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16 minutes

27 Aug 2018

7 tips to win the war for...

Consulting firm Mckinsey & Co’s seminal 1997 paper The War for Talent highlighted how business success was increasingly dependent on beating the competition to the best talent. The paper championed a new focus on the recruitment and retention of skilled knowledge workers and...

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13 minutes

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