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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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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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Part I: Introduction to Psychological Safety in Teams

Psychological safety gives senior leaders new, actionable insights into staff productivity that significantly improve their organisation’s financial performance. 

Nov 3, 2020

Topics: Psychology

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Part II: Measuring Psychological Safety in Teams

Psychological safety gives senior leaders new, actionable insights into staff productivity that significantly improve their organisation’s financial performance. 

Nov 3, 2020

Topics: Psychology

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The Evolution of Work Drives Organisational Psychologists Front & Centre

With emerging technology trends and the very concept of work being actively redefined, Industrial and Organisational Psychologists are primed for changing the world of work. The new decade has spurred a myriad of “top trends” articles in technology and the future of work that will push us to re-evaluate our skills, jobs and the workforce as a whole.

Jun 24, 2020

Topics: Psychology

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Method For Facilitating An Assessment Debrief

Each debrief is different. There is a complex chain of considerations that go along with every debrief situation to be given due care.

Oct 11, 2019

Topics: Psychology

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In a Nutshell: Wheel of Emotions

Robert Plutchik (1927 – 2006) was an American psychologist and professor who received his Ph.D. from Columbia University and was professor emeritus at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine. Plutchik published numerous books on the subject of emotion and authored or co-authored more than 265 articles.

Aug 30, 2019

Topics: Psychology

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