Talent Science Lab

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Why do we hire and who for? 3 considerations of great hires
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Why the TEF’s lack of structure could signal a step change for the education sector
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What’s in a degree? The importance of embedding employability in education
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Do personality tests make you afraid to be yourself?
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Does Belbin’s widely applied theory really forecast great team performance? Part 2

Why do we hire and who for? 3 considerations of great hires

Whether it’s Simon Sinek’s view that “you don’t hire for skills, you hire for attitude – you can always teach skills” or Adam Grant’s ideology that you “shouldn’t hire for cultural fit”, it is undeniable that philosophy and best practice of hiring exists on a spectrum and there is no[...]

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Why the TEF’s lack of structure could signal a step change for the education sector

The education landscape is changing, with increasing emphasis being placed on Universities enhancing the student learning experience and developing graduate employability. This change has triggered a shift in the mechanisms and measures used by to evaluate University’s performance and guide funding decision. One such initiative is the National Student Survey[...]

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What’s in a degree? The importance of embedding employability in education

Raise your hand if you’ve completed a university degree. Keep it hand raised if you believe your University degree fully prepared to face the full array of workplace challenges. Still raised if the experience equipped you beyond the technical knowledge and skills; arming you with the mentality, capability and interpersonal skills[...]

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