August 21, 2016

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Your Individual Pitfall Is a Strength in a Team Setup

What is a pitfall? A simple personality dimensional analysis classifies three main characteristics; strengths, weaknesses and potential pitfalls. It is not a confusion when a clear understanding of the difference between weaknesses and potential pitfalls manifests. Personality weaknesses are the areas of incompetence, while potential pitfalls are the excessive use of strengths. Usually, no person[…]

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What is psychometric testing?

Psychometric testing is a scientific method that is used to measure individual’s mental capabilities and behavioural style. Psychometric tests are designed to answer one main question: “Is the candidate suitable for the role based on the personal characteristics he possesses?”. The tests are designed to measure the extent to which the candidate personality and cognitive ability[…]

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Understanding Your Team Dynamics!

Diverse teams are smarter! An increasing body of research shows that non-homogenous teams simply perform better. Statistics show that “a diverse team can outperform homogenous group by up to 6 times”.  Diversity in that sense has generally been discussed from a gender, racial, ethnic, educational background & knowledge perspectives. However, recent research reveal that behavior is a[…]

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Why You Need 360 Assessments?

It is very common that the perception one forms about her/his own behavioral tendencies, interaction approaches, and communication styles is different from the way people views her/him. We interact on daily basis with various people, on different levels, and while wearing different hats. It is, therefore, undoubtedly crucial to identify and understand how people truly view[…]

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Learning Agility Assessment Solutions by ASSESS

Learning Agility

By definition, learning agility describes how naturally learning new things come to each individual. Those with strong ‘learning agility’: Professionals with high learning agility continuously seek new challenges, and are always trying to receive direct feedback to further improve their performance and enhance their techniques. Rather than choosing to shy away from opportunities of criticism[…]

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Employees Are Not All Alike!

A recent study by ASSESS Talent Management HR Insights team indicates that your employees may not all be alike. The study that was conducted in the Egyptian market indicates that an employee may react differently to different engagement initiatives executed by the organization depending on multiple factors, which include gender and age. The insightful study[…]

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