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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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Introducing our New Head of Consulting, ANZ

First week officially in my new role, and I proposed an entirely new vision and mission for the company. How did I get our team onboard so quickly? By tapping into our shared ambition for the future.

Feb 23, 2021

Topics: HPT By DTS News & Updates- General Business

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Reboarding in the Workplace (Free e-Book)

Many businesses have realised that remote work is a viable option for their teams, and they are now focusing on employee engagement, as well as finding new meaning in work. Those who embrace the changes coming their way will be the ones to lead the new world of work. (Free e-book at the end of this article.)

Feb 2, 2021

Topics: Human Resources- Employee Engagement- Future of Work- Culture & Organisational Development

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Shaping the Times

We have a good amount to be grateful for at the end of 2020 here in Australia and New Zealand. While the impact of the novel coronavirus was undoubtedly felt and still lasting, particularly in Melbourne, the outlook in the Australia and New Zealand region is positive compared to other developed countries.

Dec 15, 2020

Topics: Recruitment & Selection- General Business- Future of Work

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Emotions are Contagious

How can managers navigate uncertainty, lead with emotional intelligence and foster psychological safety in the current environment? Some of the answers lie within the current context of the present state as outlined in the table below.

Nov 24, 2020

Topics: Emotional Intelligence- Psychology

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Psychological Safety for Learning Behaviour & Development

What is one of the most critical factors in a fast-paced and ever-changing workplace? The answer is learning behaviour because it indicates how an employee can make sense of what is happening, learn and adapt, take action and advance the business in its journey. One of the best indicators of learning behaviour is psychological safety.

Nov 24, 2020

Topics: Psychology- Learning & Development- Future of Work

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Traits of a Great Manager According to Google Researchers

Managers still matter. With more than a decade of research, Project Oxygen at Google has shown that the qualities that make managers great have grown and evolved along with the company. Anyone interested in leadership should be interested in what follows.

Nov 23, 2020

Topics: Leadership

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