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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. […]
March 20, 2020

Virtual not distant

As the response to the Covid-19 coronavirus rapidly evolves across the world with significant social distancing or lockdown measures in place to control the spread, organisations […]
March 17, 2020

Ten tips to virtualise your hiring process

Like everyone around the world I am watching the COVID-19 situation evolve. I do not yet know whether the assessor training and bias workshops in advance […]
March 12, 2020

How to minimise disruption to your recruitment process during the Coronavirus pandemic

As the coronavirus situation continues to develop at pace, never has our ability to be agile been so vigorously tested. In addition to the major health […]
March 5, 2020

5 characteristics of assessment that support transformation

Most of our clients are either going through some kind of transformation, namely digital transformation. In order to support organisational transformation, the HR and TA functions […]
February 10, 2020

Sova speak to students at Royal Masonic School for Girls about how organisations recruit talent

As part of National Apprenticeship week, Sova were kindly invited by The Royal Masonic School for Girls to talk to their sixth form about how organisations […]
February 7, 2020

Rethinking your assessment process for recruitment success

All too often organisations make compromises when designing an assessment process – using blunt assessment measures to reduce the volume of applications at the expense of […]
February 6, 2020

Why assessment is at an important crossroads

The HR tech market is crowded and as Bersin’s 2020 report says – needs some untangling. Research shows that over 50% of companies are investing in […]