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Why introverts can be an asset in the workplace

Unfortunately, the media exerts a lot of influence that typically endorses stereotypes; good and bad. We’ve all seen enough coming-of-age movies, usually imported from the US, which show nerdy-types alone in the library are considered losers, while the successes...

Normative assessments make more sense

The recent report following new research conducted by HR.com in partnership with the IBM Smarter Workforce Institute, explains how organisations identify and hire great talent, with a detailed look at the challenges faced. The survey considered the responses from 555...

Selecting an Assessment Provider can be a daunting task

The UK Assessment market is undoubtedly vast and varied. A labyrinth of products, services and applications to select from; perhaps too many. I say this with care because all have both pluses and minuses. However, with such an abundance to choose from it becomes a...

Don’t let toxic workers harm business performance and team morale

At some point in your professional career, you are likely to cross paths or work alongside a toxic individual, whose presence automatically creates unwanted tension within the workplace. These types of workers are known to bully other members of staff, belittling them...

Exhibiting at the In-House Recruitment Expo

Coensus-hr was one of the many exhibitors at the In-House Recruitment Expo at London Olympia, all trying to impress those in-house HR teams responsible for sourcing and recruiting candidates within larger Corporate and SME businesses. It was our second year and it...

Retail-fit assessments ensure employers get a great deal

As those of you who read our last blog will remember, there is an increasing number of people who are overqualified for their current role, which can cause a lot of issues and typically staff attrition. The statistics speak for themselves, with currently around five...

Could psychometric assessments improve business productivity?

According to a recent article in The Times, the number of ‘overeducated’ workers has increased by a third, but companies are still failing to get the most out of their skilled employees. Research from the Institute for Public Policy Research (IPPR) shows that a...