Yearly Archives: 2016

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 [...]

21 09, 2016

Could your business afford to lose £30,000 from hiring the wrong person?

September 21st, 2016|

Could your business afford to lose £30,000 from hiring the wrong person? estimated that it costs over £30,000 to replace a staff member following a bad hire when you take into account the lost productivity from the employee as well as the costs of recruiting their replacement. This is unlikely to put large businesses with [...]

11 08, 2016

Psychometric Testing Assists Recruitment

August 11th, 2016|

Video on Psychometric Testing In our video on psychometric testing we provide a summary overview on how psychometric testing is one of the best methods of identifying the individuals for your business that have the skills, abilities, attitudes and motivations to grow and prosper your business.  No matter what business you are involved in [...]

4 08, 2016

Are Competency-based Interviews Enough?

August 4th, 2016|

Competency-based interviews are used as part of a competency-based selection procedure. This involves candidates providing anecdotal evidence about their experience. First in the form of either a CV or application form, and then at interview. Competency based selection starts off with shortlisting. This is entails going through all of the CV’s or application forms to check [...]

28 06, 2016

Who Uses Psychometric Assessment and Why?

June 28th, 2016|

The Psychometric Assessment Barometer 2016 International test publisher, Cut-e Global, in their Psychometric Assessment Barometer 2016 have answered many of the questions people have about who uses psychometric assessment and why.  They have also asked organisations who don’t use psychometric assessment why they choose not to do so.  This report is an excellent overview of [...]

7 03, 2016

Assess Care Workers

March 7th, 2016|

Care Workers Assessment Test Testing Talent have been appointed By Tests Direct for their new situational judgement test to assess front line care workers for both Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland.  This is the only validated test on the market that assesses care workers professionalism, service user orientation and team working. Do [...]

17 02, 2016

Register of Applied Psychology Practice Supervisors

February 17th, 2016|

 Register of Applied Psychology Practice Supervisors (RAPPS) The Register of Applied Psychology Supervisors (RAPPS) is designed to recognise psychologists with special expertise in supervision. Registrants receive a certificate confirming their status as a psychology supervisor.   Looking for psychology supervisors? Testing Talent are pleased to announce that our Managing Director, Dominic McCanny Chartered Psychologist (Occupational) [...]