Grasping Smoke_Defining the Gig Economy and its HR Implications

Grasping Smoke: Defining the Gig Economy and its HR Implications

  Anna Travis, PhD from Columbia University said recently “There is a fatigue settling in among management literature readers with the ‘future of work’ prophesies. The topic, along with ‘generations at work’ and the elusive ‘employee engagement’ is the ever moving target for HR.’   Every few months, it seems that new buzzwords emerge: new challenges that HR must prepare …

6 easy tips to help you prove the value of psychometrics-Part 2

Part 2: 6 simple ways to increase buy-in for psychometric testing

This is part 2 of a 2 part series. You can check out part 1 here.   Last week, we looked at how to increase buy-in for psychometric testing when you’re meeting resistance from internal people.   We covered how to counter the arguments that: • The tests don’t actually work (properly designed and validated tests do, and there is …

Psychometric testing | Revelian

Part 1: 6 simple ways to increase buy-in for psychometric testing

This is part 1 of a 2 part series of posts. Make sure you come back for the second instalment next week!   What do you do when you’re trying to implement psychometric tests, but you’re meeting resistance from hiring managers or people who don’t believe they’re useful?   You’ve done your homework and decided on a psychometric testing provider. …

Today’s employers want to know what makes a candidate special

Today’s employers want to know what makes a candidate special

Revelian’s CEO, Cherie Curtis, appeared on ABC’s Drive program recently to speak about how when recruiting, employers no longer consider academic performance and grades as the be-all and end-all. They want to see the real person: their unique abilities, behaviours and values – in other words, what makes them who they are.   This short, 7 minute interview is a …

4 reasons to trust (valid and reliable) psychometric assessments

4 reasons to trust (valid and reliable) psychometric assessments

It goes without saying that human behaviour is incredibly complicated. It’s determined by an intricate combination of factors, and – as you can imagine – trying to predict how a person is going to behave, or react, or perform is no easy task.   Enter psychometrics, whose goal is to get accurate and unbiased insight into people’s mental abilities, personality, …

Zero Discrimination Day-Are we improving

Zero Discrimination Day: Are we improving?

I have a challenge for you. Make sure that you read the following passage and consider your answer before reading on:   A father and his son were in a car accident.  The father died on impact, and the son was taken to the nearest hospital.  At the last minute, the surgeon pulled away from the boy and said, “I …