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The Essence and Influence of Psychological Contracts

  Psychological Contracts – What they Are, Why they Matter The term ‘psychological contract’ refers to the tacit set of expectations that guide an employee-employer relationship. A psychological contract develops in addition to the more formally stated contract of employment. It is an unwritten, yet implicitly understood set of promises about the relationship between the …

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Emerging Trends in Psychometric Testing and Workplace Psychology

Emerging Trends in Psychometric Testing and Workplace Psychology

  The BPS Division of Occupational Psychology annual conference was held 10-12 January in charming Stratford-upon-Avon. This year’s theme, ‘Evolution Evolution +/or Revolution: Changing with the Times’, focused on celebrating the value Occupational Psychologists offer. With no shortage of informative talks and engaging speakers, this was a great opportunity to find out about new and …

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Selecting for Creativity: Building an Innovative Workforce

The benefits of creativity at work – Why build an innovative workforce? The value of creativity and an innovative workforce has been increasingly recognised in recent years. Companies need to work harder to stay competitive, and to gain the confidence of more demanding consumers. Creative thinkers are an asset to companies as they excel at …

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Psychometric Testing Myths - Selection by Design

Psychometric Testing Myths and Professional Responses

Psychometric testing is a proven best practice in recruitment and selection. But as a psychometric testing consultant and trainer, I know first-hand–there are some odd perceptions out there about employment tests and their value. Today I’d like to share a few of the most common misconceptions and myths I encounter and how I respond to …

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