Insight

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Does your hiring process feel like an out of date hurdle race?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 Assessment 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 Assessment is continuing its global expansion plan by opening a new office in Dubai, providing assessment support for organisations across the Middle East. This decision […]
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 […]
October 8, 2018

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

It’s easy to see why people are tempted by off-the-shelf talent management solutions. The fact that they are ready to use can force many to overlook […]
October 1, 2018

The Agility Mindset: Transforming your organisation and your workforce for a digital world

On the 13th September, we hosted a half day seminar – The Agility Mindset – Transforming your Organisation & your Workforce for a Digital World – […]
September 25, 2018

How psychology can help you make your business more agile

Many organisations today are asking how they can become more agile – and with good reason. Agility can be loosely defined as an organisation’s capacity to […]
September 18, 2018

4 key elements of organisational agility

“If you want to build a ship, don’t drum up the people to gather wood, divide the work, and give orders. Instead, teach them to yearn […]
September 10, 2018

Agility: the difference between winning and losing in a digital world?

Can you remember where you were on October 22 1986? If the answer is London’s Oxford Street, then there is a distinct possibly you may have […]
September 1, 2018

What are we talking about when we talk about agility?

The second best-selling management book of all time (after Dale Carnegie’s How to Win Friends and Influence People) is Management: Tasks, Responsibilities, Practices by Peter F. […]
September 1, 2018

White paper: Being Digital, Human and Agile: Winning in an Uncertain World

We know from research that there is a clear correlation between organisational agility and business success. We can also safely predict that the correlation will only grow stronger, […]
July 22, 2018

Sova appoints Chief Revenue Officer

Sova is delighted to announce the appointment of Christine Higgs as Chief Revenue Officer. In her role she is responsible for global revenue and driving our […]
July 12, 2018

Admin cards, acetate scoring keys and algorithms

Admin cards, acetate scoring keys and algorithms By Ian Kershaw, Senior Client Director Firstly a confession – I’m not a psychologist of any flavour, occupational or […]
June 27, 2018

Event: The Agility Mindset – transforming your organisation & your workforce for a digital world

This half day thought leadership seminar will focus on the pressing need to develop an agile mindset, digitalizing our organisations and what’s needed to succeed. New […]
May 4, 2018

Video: Remaking assessment for the digital world

Traditional assessment is all very well. But it’s not all it could be. By allying our psychological expertise with the latest digital technology, we are able […]
April 30, 2018

Sova appoints Director of Marketing

We are delighted to announce the appointment of Claire Rahmatallah as Director of Marketing at Sova Assessment. Claire will be responsible for all aspects of brand, […]
April 26, 2018

Sova Strategic Roundtable – ‘Where digitalisation meets people’

On 20th April, we were delighted to bring together a group of senior HR practitioners from a diverse range of organisations including financial services, law, media […]
March 25, 2018

Reflections on Changeboard Future Talent Conference 2018

There was something very apt about the Changeboard Future Conference 2018 being hosted at the historic Royal Geographical Society. Founded in 1830, the Royal Geographical Society […]
March 13, 2018

Event: Talent management in the era of digital transformation

Strategic roundtable event, co-hosted by Simon Haben, Director of People & Organisation Transformation, Royal Mail. Date: 20 April 2018 Time:  8.15-10.00am Venue: Royal Mail, The Phoenix Centre, […]
March 8, 2018

Predicting the unpredictable

Selecting the talent that will future-proof your business Radical changes in the world of work are not a new phenomenon. In 1841, more than one fifth […]
March 7, 2018

White paper: Predicting the unpredictable – selecting the talent that will future-proof your business

Why predicting the unpredictable? Whilst radical changes in the world of work are not a new phenomenon, it may be tempting to dismiss the latest upheavals […]