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Looking for delivery staff?

13th April 2020 0 Comments
Looking for delivery staff?

Let us help you pick the right driver who will deliver again and again… Are you getting inundated with CVs of drivers but struggling to find the time to sift through all the paperwork?Here at big 5 Assessments our job is to make sure you benefit from data-driven recruitment decisions which will make finding the right candidate so much quicker and […]

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NOW might be your opportunity to prove that you’re a leader

1st April 2020 0 Comments
NOW might be your opportunity to prove that you’re a leader

During these unprecedented times we have teamed up with our reseller and friend Graham Stuart who is a Clinical Hypnotherapist, NLP Coach and Mindfulness Coach. Over the forthcoming weeks we will be providing a regular message from Graham (regularly referred to as ‘Graham the Good’ in the office) containing suggestions for health and wellbeing in […]

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Four steps for turning challenges into opportunities

27th March 2020 0 Comments
Four steps for turning challenges into opportunities

During these unprecedented times we have teamed up with our reseller and friend Graham Stuart who is a Clinical Hypnotherapist, NLP Coach and Mindfulness Coach. Over the forthcoming weeks we will be providing a regular message from Graham (regularly referred to as ‘Graham the Good’ in the office) containing suggestions for health and wellbeing in […]

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Cognitive Ability Testing – Are they as bright as they seem?

29th July 2019 0 Comments
Cognitive Ability Testing – Are they as bright as they seem?

When hiring a candidate for a position in your workplace, it is important to get somebody who is the right ‘fit’. This means many things… Will their personality fit into the work environment? Do they have the knowledge and skills required to thrive in the position? Do they have the cognitive ability to cope with […]

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How well do you know your candidates?

29th July 2019 0 Comments
How well do you know your candidates?

The hiring process can be stressful and daunting at the best of times. Finding the right candidates is a tricky process. We all know that people tell little white lies on their CVs, maybe exaggerate a little, in order to be perceived a certain way. But, how can you tell when this is happening and […]

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Client of the month: Galloping Gourmet

1st June 2019 0 Comments
Client of the month: Galloping Gourmet

We’ve started a new tradition here Big 5 Assessments of highlighting a “Client of the Month.” With so many fantastic customers, it’s hard to choose just one, but this months honour goes to (drum roll, please) …Galloping Gourmet (www. gallopinggourmet.co.uk) Now for a little Q&A with Natalie Dunker, Group Operations Support Manager at Galloping Gourmet Q: Tell […]

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Big 5 Assessments client of the month: Telogical Systems

6th October 2016
Big 5 Assessments client of the month: Telogical Systems

We’ve started a new tradition here Big 5 Assessments of highlighting a “Client of the Month.” With so many awesome customers, it’s hard to choose just one, but October’s honor goes to (drum roll, please) …Telogical Systems. We first started working with Telogical Systems a year ago and felt it was about time to put […]

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Big 5 Assessments is pleased to welcome PeopleTraits to our Reseller Programme.

6th October 2016
Big 5 Assessments is pleased to welcome PeopleTraits to our Reseller Programme.

Big 5 Assessments is pleased to welcome Paul Logan and the team at PeopleTraits to our Reseller Programme. UK based PeopleTraits is the latest company to join our portfolio of Resellers.Nigel Newman, Director of Big 5 Assessments comments: ‘We are thrilled to welcome PeopleTraits on board. Our ultimate aim is to make psychometric assessments more […]

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Don’t farewell, fare better

18th August 2016
Don’t farewell, fare better

Employee Turnover Myths Debunked Every hiring manager has a view as to why they think employees leave an organisation. But all too often the evidence throws up surprisingly different reasons. We take a look at some of the most common myths and consider why they need challenging: Low turnover is great – high turnover is […]

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How CV-Focused Hiring May Be Killing Your Company

14th March 2016
How CV-Focused Hiring May Be Killing Your Company

One of the biggest challenges a business can face is ensuring its longevity. The answer lies in who you hire and how; new research shows that CV-focused hiring can be deadly. For success, recruiters need to look beyond a person’s skills to their behaviours and attitudes. The bigger picture According to a survey by Leadership […]

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Identifying high potential candidates: 10 essentials

14th March 2016
Identifying high potential candidates: 10 essentials

How do businesses go about successfully identifying future leadership potential? So called ‘high potential individuals’ (HiPo’s) are integral to developing any business. Ensuring quality of hire is therefore crucial. While some factors in identifying a HiPo may be obvious, for example punctuality, hard work and a willingness to learn, many qualities are rather more difficult […]

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Why is leadership so important?

11th January 2016
Why is leadership so important?

Peter Drucker, the legendary academic and business consultant, once said “Management is doing things right; leadership is doing the right things.” He had spent most of his professional life studying management and leadership and came to view the availability of the latter as the single most important aspect of business life. He also argued that […]

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Making Today’s Remote Recruitment Choices – A Story Of Cars and Candidates….

21st February 2021 0 Comments
Making Today’s Remote Recruitment Choices – A Story Of Cars and Candidates….

Of the multitude of changes that have come about during the COVID-19 pandemic, assessing candidate suitability is probably one of the lesser known…..   In pre-pandemic days recruiters and employers could always meet candidates in person in order to validate their suitability. At whatever stage of the recruitment process the meetings took place it was […]

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Turn a negative into a positive

21st August 2020 0 Comments
Turn a negative into a positive

For every candidate, you hire there will be some disappointed people who didn’t get the job Did you know that 60% of applicants never hear back from employers after an interview?  We believe it is important to create a positive feedback experience for candidates. Here are 3 reasons why: It is a nice thing to […]

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Are you looking to fill a vacancy?

24th June 2020 0 Comments
Are you looking to fill a vacancy?

We can help you with every step of the way… Whether you are new to the world of Psychometric Instruments or a seasoned user looking to add to your toolkit…we can help!

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Support Your Staff with ‘What Job Fits Me’

18th June 2020 0 Comments
Support Your Staff with ‘What Job Fits Me’

The job market is currently facing unprecedented pressures as the UK battles against the Covid-19 pandemic. Not only does the virus have a significant impact on the health and well-being of the population, but it also leaves many business owners with difficult decisions to make. While some businesses seem lucky enough to be able to […]

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10 things every hiring manager should focus on during the coronavirus pandemic

7th May 2020
10 things every hiring manager should focus on during the coronavirus pandemic

Recruitment has probably changed during these unprecedented times in one way or the other but that doesn’t mean that there’s nothing to keep busy with. Here are the Top 10 things you could be doing during these unprecedented times! 1: Re-write old job descriptions Re-write those old job descriptions your manager Dave wrote all those […]

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Personalised advice for managing your team working at home

30th April 2020 0 Comments
Personalised advice for managing your team working at home

As the COVID-19 outbreak continues to spread across the globe, countless companies in all different shapes and sizes are forced to continually firefight to save their businesses. One of the biggest challenges with the way that coronavirus has forced us all indoors is related to the remote management of workers while we all see our […]

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Personalised working from home report

20th April 2020 0 Comments
Personalised working from home report

The times we are living in are – to quote every politician and news anchor on our televisions – unprecedented. One of the biggest changes to the everyday life of the general public is the simple task of staying at home, which, if you too have been self-isolating, isn’t all that simple in practice. There’s […]

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Re-allocation of staff

20th April 2020 0 Comments
Re-allocation of staff

We truly are living in unprecedented times right now – something that I’m sure that you’ve heard plenty about over the last few weeks. The coronavirus pandemic has changed all life as we know it and nobody is quite as hard hit as small businesses and independent companies, some of whose future is unknown. Although […]

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Be Unrealistic and Dream Big

17th April 2020 0 Comments
Be Unrealistic and Dream Big

Is it really Friday again? I can’t believe it is time for yet another weekly pep talk from Graham the Good (aka Graham Stuart- one of our resellers and our bearer of positive news in these difficult times)We trust you will find them useful and empowering – feel free to share them with your colleagues, […]

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