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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 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 […]
January 8, 2018

Four key hiring habits for recruiters in the digital age

Co-authored by Dr Alan Bourne, CEO at Sova Assessment, and Kirstin Schulz, Head of Assessment Consulting at Alexander Mann Solutions. Hiring managers must upgrade their techniques […]
December 15, 2017

How is digital transformation affecting your people strategy?

On 5 December, we were delighted to host a strategic roundtable event in London, bringing together a group of senior HR professionals and industry leaders to […]
November 9, 2017

The perfect blend

At Sova Assessment, we adopt an ‘ask less, learn more’ approach when building personalised assessments for our clients. Rather than inviting candidates to complete a series […]
October 9, 2017

How does your organisation measure up?

When it comes to assessing emerging talent, is your organisation still using traditional models that are not fit for purpose in the digital age? These questions […]
May 23, 2017

Levelling the playing field: making assessment fair and inclusive

There is widespread awareness that decisions made in the recruitment process can discriminate against certain population groups, meaning that proportionately less candidates get through in terms […]
September 19, 2016

It IS personal – the new face of online assessment

Who’d have thought it, the fifth and final instalment of my ‘future of online assessment’ series. Well, I hope you’ve enjoyed all the articles so far […]
September 12, 2016

The adverse impact of ability testing

For my fourth blog post in the series, I’d like to look at some of the biases that are inbuilt in our assessment tests and what […]
September 5, 2016

Getting smart about online assessment

“If applicants can’t take your assessment on a mobile device, they are going to look elsewhere for a job” We all know that smartphones are now […]
August 29, 2016

Fun and games in online assessment

I spoke about the need to focus on delivering a more engaging online candidate experience in my first post last time out. This really does open […]