Blog

February 10, 2021

Building the future organisation through apprenticeships at Nationwide Building Society

‘Build the Future’ is the theme for Apprenticeship Week 2021 and never has this sentiment been more meaningful. After a year of lockdowns, postponements and cutbacks, […]
February 8, 2021

Has the way we identify and select talent changed forever?

Has the way we identify and select talent changed forever? Abigail Scott, MD of Sova APAC recently hosted an online discussion for the Sova community to […]
January 21, 2021

Assessing internal talent on a global scale at Generali

A renewed focus on internal talent is one of the positives to emerge from the last 12 months. At Generali, where a move to virtual assessment […]
December 22, 2020

Hosting a virtual assessment centre at executive level – lessons from Petrofac

Making the switch to a virtual assessment centre is something we help clients with regularly. But how does it work for senior candidates? Can virtual assessments […]
December 18, 2020

Octopus Investments: Why we invested in Sova

We’ve been looking at the HRTech space for a while. It’s an exciting, wide-ranging area that has many interesting subsectors from culture and employee benefits to […]
December 1, 2020

Diversity: Employers must close the gap between intent and action

New research from the Institute of Student Employers (ISE) reports a 12% reduction in the number of graduate vacancies. Fewer vacancies mean application numbers will rise due […]
November 30, 2020

Partner Spotlight: Fusion Graduate Consultancy

Fusion Graduate Consultancy is one of Australia’s leading graduate recruitment and development consultancies. They act as a trusted advisor and extension to the recruitment teams of […]
October 7, 2020

8 Ways your Recruitment could be Hampering Diversity Goals

Efforts to build diverse workforces that reflect the society we live in are being ramped up. Last week the CBI called for FTSE 100 firms to […]
August 27, 2020

Overcome the key challenges of transitioning to a fully virtual assessment centre experience

We recently co-hosted a virtual roundtable event with The FIRM, where we explored how to overcome the key challenges of transitioning to a fully virtual assessment […]
May 19, 2020

Why our crisis leadership style is fragile by design – and how to change it

Virtual working has fast become the new normal. Over the past few weeks, we’ve adapted to home working and the new tools and technologies we need […]
May 13, 2020

Checklist for running a successful Virtual Assessment Centre

Over the last few months we’ve seen resourcing teams pivot at speed to a fully virtual assessment centre experience for candidates and assessors. With social distancing […]
April 20, 2020

Managing stress in times of uncertainty

At our heart, Sova is a team of occupational psychologists and we use our knowledge of this domain to help organisations optimise the relationship with employees. […]