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When to apply psychometric testing

Posted By: admin Posted In: News Date Posted: October 23rd, 2012

While we are obviously strong advocates of the benefits of psychometric testing, we are also open about when testing should be applied and perhaps of more relevance, when the benefits may not justify the time, effort or cost.
The most important aspect to understand in this discussion is what is meant by the term “testing” versus the terms “psychometric” or “personality typing” Continue Reading


The importance of psychometric testing

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Posted By: admin Posted In: News Date Posted: September 26th, 2012

Over the last ten years, there has been ongoing debate about which step in the recruitment process is the most important. My view over this period has remained unchanged – ie: all the major steps are so important, that leaving any of them out would be negligent on the part of the recruiter (whether they are an agency recruiter or the employer).
Those key steps are: interviewing, psychometric testing and reference checking. Continue Reading


Informed candidates are happy candidates

Posted By: garyc Posted In: News Date Posted: July 9th, 2012

Here’s an instance where doing something small can go a long way to securing the right candidate.

Consider for a moment how you go about recruiting. How well structured is your process? Even if you’ve still got some way to go in creating a repeatable and effective recruitment process, the following is a simple idea that’s well worth implementing.

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Are good salespeople born or made?

Posted By: garyc Posted In: News Date Posted: May 28th, 2012

Google this subject and you will soon find yourself mired down in what is possibly one of the internet’s largest subjects. Just try entering “salesperson” into Google and see what happens. I’ve already done it for you – 24 million entries is the result.

So, back to our heading – are they born or made?

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