20 Feb 2024

In the realm of management, the question of what traits contribute to success is a perennial one. Among these traits, extraversion stands out as a key contender. Research has delved into the relevance of extraversion in managerial roles, seeking to unravel its impact on leadership effectiveness and organisational outcomes. This article explores the findings of such research, shedding lig...

13 Mar 2023

Cognitive testing
Cognitive ability tests are an important tool in the recruitment process, as they provide valuable insights into a candidate's mental abilities and potential job performance. These tests measure an individual's cognitive skills, including their ability to learn, reason, problem-solve, and adapt to new situations. In this blog, we will explore the benefi...

12 Aug 2019

Occupational Personality Test
One of the best ways to assess employees is with personality tests. Read on to learn about the benefits of employee personality testing. Have you ever heard the expression "It takes a village to raise a child?" It applies to workplaces as well. It takes all sorts of people and types of thinkers to produce a successful workplace. Not only does it take all those people to create succes...

30 Oct 2018

Word Test
"After Web browsers Word is the most-used app on the planet; it's still the platinum standard in word processing. Nothing else even comes close" (PCMag, March 2013). Microsoft Word is a word processing program developed by Microsoft."  It's been in existence since 1983, and since that time has undergone 14 revisions, the most recent being Word 2013. It is the most widely used word pro...

15 Jul 2018

Multitasking
When dividing attention between two tasks (Multitasking), people need to find the most efficient ways of allocating their attentional or processing resources between the tasks. It is reasonable to presume that people with higher levels of intelligence will be better able to allocate their processing resources efficiently. This was investigated in a study by Ben-Shakhar and Sheffer. Read ...

04 Jun 2018

Personality Assessment
In the world of personality assessment there are numerous tools that are used to measure and understand personality. A trait approach to personality has been in existence since the early 1900's, and it has been the aim of many researchers to identify which are the most useful underlying factors to consider - with numerous studies dedicated to this topic. Many of the largest and most r...

24 Feb 2018

Sales Performance
In this article we look at Ambiverts, Extraverts, and Sales Job Performance and announce the new Accounts Payable and Receivable Test Sales Aptitude Personality Research Article Highlights Extraversion vs Introversion is one of the most studied personality dimensions. It was a long-held belief that extraversion would "take a person further" in business, particularly in sales. The mo...

16 Oct 2013

Time Management
The importance of effective time management skills in the workplace has been highlighted by issues including increasing workloads, less funding and greater diversity in the client base. A situation has been created where health professionals need to achieve more in less time, making good time management skills essential. The importance of these skills has been endorsed by graduates, supe...

21 Aug 2013

Employee Engagement
The importance of employee engagement has been discussed in previous posts. Recent research indicates that nowhere is employee engagement more important than in professional services firms. While these firms are necessarily primarily client focused, ultimately the success of professional services firms relies on the success of their employees' work. And the most successful employees are ...