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New Tech Detects Lies With 85 Percent Accuracy


“Lying will never be the same again” is the auspicious conclusion of a recent TED Talk. Its presenter, Kang Lee, introduces a new facial reading technology in the early stages of development that allows researchers to predict lies with a high level of accuracy.

Aug 27, 2016

Topics: Profiling & Assessment Tools

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5 Myths & Misconceptions About Personality Testing

It's time that we busted some of the most common myths and misconceptions that surround personality testing. Especially as testing is becoming more prevalent in the workplace, it’s important to be armed with information and understanding.

Aug 7, 2016

Topics: Psychology- Profiling & Assessment Tools

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Praise & Criticism: Johari Window


The term "Johari Window" is derived from the first names of its creators: Joseph Luft and Harry Ingham. The model was first developed in 1955 and published in the Proceedings of the Western Training Laboratory in Group Development later that year.

May 25, 2016

Topics: Profiling & Assessment Tools- Business Models ("Nutshell" Series)

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Stress Quotient Infographic

The following infographic is an introduction to our Stress Quotient assessment, which is from our partner TTI Success Insights. This tool measures 7 core factors and 17 sub-factors of work-related stress.

May 16, 2016

Topics: Psychology- Profiling & Assessment Tools- Culture & Organisational Development

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Emotional Quotient (EQ): INFOGRAPHIC

 


This infographic serves as an introduction to the Emotional Quotient (EQ) profile, which measures 5 core dimensions of emotional intelligence, and includes a description of each factor, famous characters from movies as examples, who created the assessment, and the importance of EQ in business.

May 15, 2016

Topics: Emotional Intelligence- Profiling & Assessment Tools

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2,500 Years of Learning Theory in 40 Minutes


If you’re curious about what an award-winning e-Learning professional, blogger and TED speaker with 30 years’ experience in the learning game thinks is good, bad and ugly in the history of theory and practice, then grab a bucket of popcorn.

Feb 1, 2016

Topics: Learning & Development- Profiling & Assessment Tools

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In a Nutshell: ADDIE Model


This article is a extension to our 'In a Nutshell' series. Click on the following link to view our original article on 40 Must-Know HR, OD, L&D Models.

Jan 30, 2016

Topics: Learning & Development- Profiling & Assessment Tools- Business Models ("Nutshell" Series)

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Praise & Criticism: Hierarchy of Needs (Maslow)


Abraham Maslow (1908-1970) was an American professor of psychology who played a major role in laying the theoretical foundations of the "humanistic psychology" movement that emerged in mid-20th century.

Jan 27, 2016

Topics: Psychology- Profiling & Assessment Tools- Business Models ("Nutshell" Series)

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