Insight

October 11, 2019

How to make the most of HR tech in 2020: new developments and strategic connections

The HR World – October 2019 There is a growing maturity in the HR tech market from buyers who are focusing on precisely what business outcome […]
October 10, 2019

How to ensure your talent management strategy is future-proofed for business success

HR Review – October 2019 The link between talent management and business success has been proved time and again. Academic research, business case studies, and hard-hitting […]
October 3, 2019

Using AI to manage talent and boost success in the UAE

Business Chief Middle East – October 2019 The UAE is an early adopter of advanced technology, and artificial intelligence is no exception. Along with Genomic Medicine […]
September 11, 2019

Graduate Assessment in the Age of the Algorithm

Last month we were delighted to be part of the Graduate Innovation Lab, hosted by Fusion Graduate Consultancy. The events in Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane were […]
September 5, 2019

Automation and AI: how it will actually affect the workplace

Personnel Today – August 2019 Is there any consensus on the impact of automation and artificial intelligence on our working lives? Will society benefit or suffer? […]
September 5, 2019

Automation and AI: HR directors must keep a finger on machine learning

Personnel Today – August 2019 Using AI to recruit and retain employees is hugely advantageous in terms of establishing a holistic and cost-effective process, but it’s […]
July 24, 2019

Sova Middle-East on how to hire and grow leaders for business success when the speed of change is exponential

Business Chief Middle East – July 2019 All over the world, the expectations and requirements for business leaders are evolving fast. Gone are the days when […]
July 18, 2019

Webinar: Assessment in the Age of the Algorithm

Adoption of AI is happening quickly and there is a huge potential in talent assessment to create better outcomes for businesses. There is a risk however, […]
July 15, 2019

White paper: An introduction to whole-person assessment

Traditional assessment is like a hurdle race. Candidates complete one narrowly focused test at a time and at each stage some fall out of the race. […]
June 27, 2019

Make sure you’re assessing the things that count

Time to hire, cost to hire, attrition rate. There are plenty of really comprehensive lists of HR and hiring metrics available online.  But are we using […]
June 19, 2019

Building a workforce for the future

Hema Bakhshi is a strategic advisor helping people, corporates and start-ups navigate the Future of Work. Hema gave a presentation at our event on 8th May: […]
June 11, 2019

White paper: Assessment without compromise

The nature of work is changing and so are the demands we make of our people. It’s not easy to define the nature of a role […]
June 10, 2019

Help your candidates out of the hurdle race

You could describe traditional assessment processes as a bit like a hurdle race. Candidates complete one narrowly focused test at a time and at each stage […]
May 29, 2019

AI in the UK: ready, willing and able?

Lord Clement-Jones, former chair of the House of Lords Select Committee on AI, was the key note speaker at our event on 8th May, Assessment in […]
May 29, 2019

White paper: Assessment without compromise

The nature of work is changing and so are the demands we make of our people. It’s not easy to define the nature of a role […]
May 9, 2019

The key ingredient in ethical and effective AI technology? Humanity

Event overview: Assessment in the age of the algorithm, 8th May 2019 In a morning dedicated to understanding the age of the algorithm, ‘humanity’ won out […]
April 26, 2019

Insights from the Sova Innovation Board

Against a backdrop of digital and organisational transformation, the nature and composition of the workforce is shifting. In an illustration of the types of change organisations […]
April 9, 2019

There’s no need to compromise when it comes to assessment

The latest paper in our Assessment Insights Series talks about compromise. We find there is a bigger and bigger disconnect between what companies need, and what […]
March 26, 2019

Candidate experience matters, but not as much as relevance

Which sort of spouse would you prefer? One who will command admiration or one who likes to read religious books? Are most of the people you […]
February 28, 2019

White paper: An introduction to whole-person assessment

Ten years ago, the most sought-after characteristic in a candidate was ‘conscientiousness’; the desire to do one’s work well and thoroughly. Fast forward to 2019, and […]
February 27, 2019

Webinar: Rethinking assessment for the digital world

Does your hiring process feel like an out of date hurdle race? Do your applicants complete one narrowly-focused test at a time, resulting in a lengthy, […]
February 13, 2019

Event: Assessment in the age of the algorithm: Adapting to change & being future focused in the digital age

8th May 2019, 9.30am – 1pm 10 Bloomsbury Way, Holborn, London WC1A 2SL The aim of this event is to explore with relevant industry leaders and […]
February 7, 2019

Sova announces the appointment of Jarret Hardie as Chief Technology Officer

Sova is delighted to welcome Jarret Hardie to the team as Chief Technology Officer. He is responsible for Sova’s assessment technology platform, overseeing the architecture and […]
February 7, 2019

Putting AI to the Test: an interview with our CTO

Our latest white paper ‘Ethics, Equality and Empowerment’ takes a look at the opportunities and challenges posed by AI in assessment. Is AI living up to […]
January 9, 2019

How AI can help address ethics, equality and empowerment in assessment

The continued rise of AI is certainly one of the hottest leadership topics for 2019. Consulting firm DDI’s list of top trends for 2019 includes many […]
December 18, 2018

White paper: Ethics, equality and empowerment: Assessment in the age of AI

We’ve been able to make good, data-based decisions via assessment for a long time. Now artificial intelligence (AI) is making that process more accessible, more affordable […]
November 1, 2018

Five reasons to bring your assessment centre into the digital age

Technology has transformed the way organisations design and manage their recruitment processes. The days of paper-based screening are long gone, replaced by online technology which manages […]
October 29, 2018

Pioneering assessment for a pioneering region

Sova is continuing its global expansion plan by opening a new office in Dubai, providing assessment support for organisations across the Middle East. This decision reflects […]
October 29, 2018

New Assessment frontiers in a pioneering region

Change is exciting and moving on to new pastures is often something we find stimulating but at the same time challenging. Having worked as an occupational […]
October 8, 2018

White paper: Talent management: Why one-size-fits-all doesn’t fit anyone

For most organisations change is the norm, which in turn is having a dramatic impact on talent management. Knowing what’s important to a job today can […]