When Giving Up Can Be the Best Decision of Your Life

Fork in the road

Ever since he was a teenager, Liam dreamed of becoming a top-level executive in a Fortune 500 company. Not only did he possess tremendous commercial acumen but he coveted such status and power. Obtaining a scholarship at an Ivy League University he swiftly moved onto a Master’s program in business administration. He was immediately hired … Read more

Cutting the Cord: Video Screening to Replace Phone Interviews

 Don’t you hate phone interviews? They can be very inconsistent, hard to capture in your Applicant Tracking System, and virtually impossible to share…but worst of all, they’re a nightmare to schedule! Both parties get frustrated playing phone tag and enduring “voicemail hell”, wasting precious time and money trying to get in contact. This time could … Read more

Immersify: The Most Engaging Way to Measure Reasoning Ability & Learning Agility

Today I spoke with Richard Thwaite, Talegent’s Quality and Support Manager, about Talegent’s newest assessment, Immersify. Good afternoon Richard, can you tell me a bit about Immersify and how it works? “Immersify is our new gamified assessment. It is a tool to assess someone’s learning ability and learning agility by using functions or formulas to … Read more

Assessment is No Game…Or is it?

Long-awaited by the HR community, gamified assessments have finally arrived! Analysing the results of the administration of a gamified assessment by a leading Australian professional services firm to over 12K graduates indicates that this new form of assessment provides a more positive and engaging experience than traditional assessments. At the same time, response data shows … Read more

Disruptive Trends in HR Technology and People Analytics: 5 Things We’ve Learned

Research has shown that 87% of business leaders are highly concerned about customer retention and engagement. Companies desperately need to figure out what makes people join, what makes people stay, and what will lead their business to success. These are all questions that can be answered by using People Analytics. 1. People Analytics are about to … Read more

Positive Leadership Traits: They are not what they may seem

Imagine Frank, a top manager at a big-time company. Frank is confident in his abilities, his charismatic air encouraging his colleagues to believe in him. He is very determined and goal-orientated, always striving for improvement. Frank is also a risk-taker who enjoys seizing every opportunity which comes his way. Frank sounds like a great leader…right? … Read more