5 ways to Develop Your Cognitive Flexibility

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Several studies show that cognitive flexibility has numerous benefits for employees in the workplace. In today’s workplace, the ability to juggle between tasks, being able to adapt quickly to changes without getting stressed, and being able to come up with creative and innovative ideas are crucial. Sung, et. al., in 2018, conducted a study on Korean Air Force pilots. The …

Empowering Leadership: The Emerging Leadership Trend of the 21st Century

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Empowering leadership is a process whereby leaders create a supportive environment and delegate subordinates’ power and autonomy in their work and decision-making (Zhu et al., 2019). There are various ways to do this. Empowering leaders delegate responsibility and authority to make decisions to the employees. It encourages the employees to come up with and try new ideas. Sharing information and …

Psychometrics and its many boons

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Psychometric testing refers to the science of measurement of cognitive abilities and behavioral processes. It is an amalgamation of psychology and statistics and is a quantitative way of assessment and evaluation, with emphasis on administration and analysis of results.  Psychometric tests have made their way into the world in such a manner that they are now irreplaceable. It is used …

Why does your organization need competency mapping?

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     “Pride in office without competence is as much a sin as competence without confidence.” Peter Tremayne The global average staff turnover rate was 27.9% (Catalyst, 2020) and in India too it had touched as high as 18.5% in certain industries (SRD, 2020). The research elucidates that over 77% of voluntary turnover could be prevented. As the major factor cited for …

Historical Antecedents of Modern Day Testing

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Modern day testing is in the direction of constant progress and to understand this process, it is important to study the antecedents of it.  The roots of testing are lost in antiquity. In the Chinese empire, the system of civil service examinations prevailed for some 2,000 years (Bowman, 1989). Talking about the ancient Greeks, there have been accounts of testing …

What can we use to measure Entrepreneurial ability?

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Entrepreneurship today is booming at a fast pace. As we see nowadays that the trend of traditional 9-5 jobs is being overtaken by more small business ownership and entrepreneurship. With the change in the psychology of professionals becoming more open to creative thinking, opting for flexible working hours, love for freedom, passion, etc., the society is now embracing Entrepreneurship. These …

‘May the best man win’; All you need to know about psychometric testing

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‘May the best man win”, are very wise words that is used before competitions to mark that the most deserved wins. In this ever-changing world, where competition is increasing each day like wild fire, chartering your path is extremely difficult. Getting selected for one’s dream job is surely not a cake walk and each one tries to give their very …

How companies, colleges, and students are adapting to the changes in recruitment processes during COVID-19

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Due to the unprecedented lockdown because of the global pandemic, a lot of traditional ways of conducting tests and interviews have gone south. Difficulties are being faced in all spheres of the education system with the devastating impact of the pandemic. The students resuming their education in school or colleges have seen a complete shift in the platform used and …

Technological innovation in psychometric testing – Introduction to in-tray/e-tray tests

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With the increase in the need for the ability to think on one’s feet, this set of tests evaluates just that in a simulated situation. Both the tests are similar in the sense that they are used to measure the decision-making ability of the candidate in the replicated situation. It is usually given to individuals applying for management jobs or …

Emotional Literacy and Development of Emotional Intelligence

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Emotional literacy is the step#2 of Developing Emotional Intelligence. After getting an awareness into the sensations (their origin and movements), it is important to name different sensations with distinct names so that we can uniquely identify them with ease. This is possible only if one has a rich emotional vocabulary. Most people, generally speaking, use 6 to 18 words in …