The four most important tips when choosing and using psychometric assessments for graduate recruitment

The four most important tips when choosing and using psychometric assessments for graduate recruitment

Psychometric assessments can be an incredibly useful for staff recruitment and development, and are an increasingly popular tool in the arsenal of HR departments across a range of industries.

Anisa Zulfiqar recaps the basics of psychometric assessment and outlines four tips on how best to use these types of assessments for graduate recruitment.

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The importance of teaching critical thinking to students

The importance of teaching critical thinking to students

Critical Thinking is more than just a "nice to have" skill - it's an essential part of the 21st century skill set for both students and educators. Critical thinking can be improved with training, and these tips can help instill and develop these skills in both teachers and students.

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Developing a Growth Mindset Culture inspired by Dweck

Developing a Growth Mindset Culture inspired by Dweck

What is a growth vs. fixed mindset, and how does this apply to the workplace? Read on to learn more.

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 Help Wanted: Need Good Decision-Making Skills

Help Wanted: Need Good Decision-Making Skills

Job ads are interesting. I’m sure you’ve seen an ad like this:

Requirements:

  • 3 to 5 years experience in the field
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Excellent analytical and decision-making abilities
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks to completion within established deadlines
  • Detail oriented

So how do companies realistically measure these competencies?

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Recruitment methods: Effectiveness vs. Popularity

Recruitment methods: Effectiveness vs. Popularity

Matt Stevens of TalentLens UK looks at the difference in popularity and effectiveness of candidate recruitment methods.

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Exploring Inductive (Abstract) Reasoning

Exploring Inductive (Abstract) Reasoning

Matt Stevens from our TalentLens UK office discusses what inductive (or abstract) reasoning is and briefly outlines why employers assess inductive reasoning as well as on of the most well-known measures of inductive reasoning.

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