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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 [...]

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 [...]

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? HRreview.co.uk 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 [...]