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28 07, 2017

Personality Tests For Work

July 28th, 2017|

Personality Tests For Work Dominic McCanny (Chartered Occupational Psychologist) provides a brief overview of 'personality tests for work' highlighting the 'basics' you should be looking for when using these type of assessments. Personality tests for work are today used in an ever increasing way.  Let me first say that I don't believe they are [...]

14 06, 2017

Poor Managers Make Workers Unhappy

June 14th, 2017|

Poor Managers Make Workers Unhappy 'Poor managers make workers unhappy' was a major finding in a recent study conducted by Testing Talent with Northern Ireland workers.  The study was conducted over 9 days in May 2017 with 100 respondents - 84% worked in Northern Ireland. Eighteen percent (18%) of respondents when asked "What makes [...]

23 05, 2017

Psychometric Tests Did Not Discriminate

May 23rd, 2017|

Psychometric Tests Did Not Discriminate – Need for Reasonable Adjustments and Flexibility in Recruitment Dominic McCanny provides information on making reasonable adjustments when using psychometric tests following the case of Government Legal Service v Brookes (2017). In the recent case of Government Legal Service (GLS) v Brookes (Great Britain), which has received considerable media [...]

12 05, 2017

Happy At Work

May 12th, 2017|

Are You Happy At Work   We all like to think that when we go to work it will be a happy place.  However, this may not the the case.  We are undertaking this short survey to see if you are happy at work.  The survey will only take 1 minute and all responses [...]

27 04, 2017

Personnel Selection

April 27th, 2017|

Personnel Selection - What Works If you are involved in personnel selection you no doubt have often asked yourself the following question.  Which method is best?  What combinations can be used for both entry level hiring and promotion of experienced job applicants. After all the demand for talented people is constantly growing.  Most of [...]

6 04, 2017

Online Tests Discount – Ability and Personality

April 6th, 2017|

Online Tests Discount We are delighted to offer an online tests discount of up to 20%, from a range of leading psychometric test publishers.  Due to the growth of our business we have been able to negotiate attractive rates of discount from a range of international test publishers. Online Tests - Why Use Them? [...]

13 02, 2017

Brexit – Emotional Intelligent Staff

February 13th, 2017|

Brexit and Emotional Intelligent Staff Much has been written certainly over the last 15 years on how businesses can thrive and be successful, particularly in the context of the business crash of 2008.  ‘Brexit’ is now firmly on the horizon for the UK with implications for the EU and further afield.  The challenges will be [...]

23 01, 2017

Job interviews and psychometric assessments

January 23rd, 2017|

 Job Interviews and Psychometric Assessments At Testing Talent we know that job interviews are important for your business.  As a minimum, we all want to have those interactions, both social and business, before we hire anyone.  However, as one of the leading independent providers of psychometric tests and assessment services throughout the UK and Ireland we [...]

23 11, 2016

Ten Leadership Tips

November 23rd, 2016|

Ten Leadership Tips President  Donald Trump I'm sure you are a bit like me when you see a title like 'Ten Leadership Tips' or 'Ten Ways to Improve Work' - perhaps a bit skeptical as to whether or not they hold any value.  I'm also not to sure [...]

11 10, 2016

Retail Recruitment

October 11th, 2016|

In 2015 2.8 million people were employed in UK retail generating £339 Billion in revenue. (Source Retail Economics Analysis).  Retail recruitment is therefore particularly important for everyone employed.  It is often said that people are what make a business.  No more so than in retail sales.   If you wish to create a pleasant shopping [...]