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What Are Organisational Diagnostics?

An Organisational Diagnostic is a tool that analyses a business (or department) to identify gaps in the way it functions and opportunities for improvement. They offer effective insights into how a business can perform better. 

Apr 27, 2021

Topics: Profiling & Assessment Tools- Culture & Organisational Development- Change & Transformation

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What is Organisational Development?

Businesses that want to change, pivot, grow and sustain their competitive advantage turn to Organisational Development specialists. Organisational Development (OD) is a field of applied science and draws on Sociology, Psychology (particularly Industrial-Organisational Psychology) and theories of motivation, leadership, learning and more. 

Apr 27, 2021

Topics: Psychology- Culture & Organisational Development- Change & Transformation

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Top 10 Productivity Tips

Have you ever asked yourself, "Could I be doing more with my time?" If you've asked yourself this question in 2020 or 2021, it might be because of the immense disruption to our work and personal lives that took place over that time. 

Apr 6, 2021

Topics: General Business- Culture & Organisational Development

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Should We? Top 9 Reasons to Hire a Head of Remote Work

It’s an interesting sign of the post-pandemic focus on distributed teams that leading tech companies are hiring C-suite and senior level roles dedicated to remote work. 

Mar 16, 2021

Topics: Leadership- Recruitment & Selection- Future of Work

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Audience Expectations in Virtual Facilitation

How have audience expectations changed following the surge in virtual learning? Building audience expectations in the lead up to a virtual event can determine whether or not that event is ultimately deemed successful or mediocre. 

Mar 16, 2021

Topics: Employee Engagement- Learning & Development- Future of Work

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The Virtual Facilitator versus The Virtual Producer

Are you still using the first 5 minutes of every virtual meeting getting technology set up correctly? “Lisa, Can you hear me? Can you see my screen?” Or perhaps it’s the most common phrase from 2020: “You’re on mute!” 

Mar 16, 2021

Topics: Employee Engagement- Learning & Development- Future of Work

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Psychometric Testing in the Workplace

Psychometric assessments were first used by the US Army during World War I in an attempt to predict which soldiers would suffer from post-traumatic stress (called “shell shock” at the time). Today, the psychometric testing industry is estimated to be worth more than $500 million with annual growth estimated at 15%. 

Feb 23, 2021

Topics: Psychology- Recruitment & Selection- Profiling & Assessment Tools

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Brain Imaging and the Future of Psychometric Testing

In 2011, our research partner and psychometric assessment provider, TTI Success Insights, began conducting brain research using electroencephalographic (EEG) electromagnetic tomographic analysis (ETA) imaging techniques. 

Feb 23, 2021

Topics: Psychology- Profiling & Assessment Tools

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