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  • Virtual Assessment Centers: Debugging Fears

    Virtual Assessment Centers: Debugging Fears

    In this blog, I will share my experience of helping one of the largest organizations in the world change their traditional assessment process for choosing Leaders in their company.

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  • How Banks Can Use Talent Assessment to Build the Agile Workforce They Need

    How Banks Can Use Talent Assessment to Build the Agile Workforce They Need

    Long before the disruption of COVID-19, the financial services sector recognized the need to move outside of its traditional comfort zone.

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  • How Assessment Supports Organizations’ Increased Diversity

    How Assessment Supports Organizations’ Increased Diversity

    In order to widen the talent pool for their early careers programs, many high-profile corporate recruiters have removed specific academic qualifications as prerequisites for applicants.

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  • What Happens When Internal Selection Can No Longer Take Place In-Person?

    What Happens When Internal Selection Can No Longer Take Place In-Person?

    When lockdowns around the world began, those organizations with planned in-person, in-house development centers were forced to cancel them with immediate effect.

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  • Two Qualities Will Help Workers Face the Future: Agility and Resilience

    Two Qualities Will Help Workers Face the Future: Agility and Resilience

    As the economy emerges from the pandemic, a workforce wracked by layoffs, job stress and digital transformation will need to have a second wind. What can employers do to help?

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  • Hiring Call Center Candidates Who Will Deliver Results

    Hiring Call Center Candidates Who Will Deliver Results

    Call and contact centers are being shaped by advances in technology and AI. Despite this, the defining customer experience remains in the hands of the contact center agent.

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  • Upskilling the Logistics Sector

    Upskilling the Logistics Sector

    ogistics is one such sector that has flourished in the past years. According to a report by Welspun One Logistics Parks, this industry will grow at 35% in 2021.

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  • Three Future of Work Trends and the Steps Organizations Can Take Now

    Three Future of Work Trends and the Steps Organizations Can Take Now

    At the start of the year, ‘predictions’ of the year ahead fill the social media space.

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  • The Future of Work: How to Create a More Diverse and Inclusive Workforce

    The Future of Work: How to Create a More Diverse and Inclusive Workforce

    A recent survey by Aon asked over 1,600 HR leaders what they considered to be the most important factors when defining the future of work.

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  • Measuring the Skills and Behaviors of Potential Maintenance Technicians

    Measuring the Skills and Behaviors of Potential Maintenance Technicians

    One Aon's Assessment Solutions client chose us to design an assessment process to identify candidates with the skills required to fill critical maintenance roles.

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  • Strengthening the Digitally-Ready Team

    Strengthening the Digitally-Ready Team

    Aon's Assessment Solutions looked at team readiness for digital transformation, including the skills and behavior needed to strengthen digitally-ready teams.

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  • Identifying Potential from Within

    Identifying Potential from Within

    The Times Special Report on the future of work featured an article that emphasized the need for organizations to ‘look within’ and unearth the potential of its current workforce.

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  • Nursing In The New Agile Way Of Working – Does Hiring Need A Rethink?

    Nursing In The New Agile Way Of Working – Does Hiring Need A Rethink?

    Nurses, doctors, care workers and specialist healthcare practitioners have been celebrated over the past nine months.

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  • The Future of Recruitment and Talent Assessment

    The Future of Recruitment and Talent Assessment

    The shape of the workforce is changing. Approximately 15% of the current total workforce are contractors and reliance on gig workers has increased, especially in IT roles.

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  • Job Neighborhood: Transforming the View of Career Progression

    Job Neighborhood: Transforming the View of Career Progression

    Despite the pandemic-induced growth in unemployment levels, there remains a growing and global shortage of high-skilled workers.

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  • Internal Talent: Identifying Your Leaders for the Digital Future

    Internal Talent: Identifying Your Leaders for the Digital Future

    Hiring talent into your business with the abilities, capabilities and behaviors that match the needs of your firm is commonplace. Competency frameworks and job profiles help recruiters understand.

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  • The Remote Workforce – What’s Next?

    The Remote Workforce – What’s Next?

    Dr Ogbonnaya discovered that ‘introverted’ individuals and those scoring high on ‘agreeableness’ were quite satisfied to work from home.

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  • What if … Data and Ambition Bring about Diversity?

    What if … Data and Ambition Bring about Diversity?

    Today, we thought it would be useful to provide a ‘what if’ hypothesis and showcase how data, if combined with the appropriate amount of ambition, could potentially help drive a more systemic solution

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  • I'm Still Optimistic

    I'm Still Optimistic

    There was renewed energy and analysis on how we may equip the workforce for change more effectively (indeed, I would suggest this is what ‘future of work’ is really about).

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  • Understanding Talent Assessment Part 2: Assessment Blueprint Designing

    Understanding Talent Assessment Part 2: Assessment Blueprint Designing

    We aim to demystify the process of assessment design, by explaining the most fundamental step involved i.e. deciding the blueprint/construct for computer-based non adaptive tests.

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