Graduate Recruitment Blogs

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 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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 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 […]
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 […]
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 […]