LEdward has worked in resourcing and talent management for over 10 years, the majority of which has been spent within the professional services sector. During this period, he was elected to the Advisory Council of the Association of Graduate Recruiters, where he represented the legal sector. Edward also has experience of delivering complex HR projects for
We are vey pleased to announce that Thomas International has officially launched the HPTI as exclusive, worldwide distributors.
Thomas has been at the forefront of assessment innovation for 35 years. We provide assessments in 56 languages and have a presence in over 60 countries. Today, we are working with 32,000 companies and 300,000 trained Thomas users worldwide. Our clients span every type of business of all sizes; completing over 1.5 million assessments every year.
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A friend recently asked, “How do I motivate my newly on-boarded team?” I replied, “Find out what they are motivated by.”
Keywords: motivation, HPM, development
Resilience is one’s ability to adapt to stress, adversity and change. It draws on elements of personality, values and motivation. The High Potential Resilience (HPR) assessment measures facets of resilience and identifies potential threats to resilience at work.
Resilience is strongly linked with other important characteristics like personality and values. Thus, some people may be predisposed to being more resilient to emotional stress or uncertainty. Yet, resilience can vary greatly and can be affected by personal and career circumstances, financial resources and many other factors. It can change over time so, crucially, can be trained, developed and supported.
Keywords: resilience, HPR
Self-esteem is probably a good thing. We want confident, intelligent high flyers who are assured in their own abilities and never have self doubts. Right? The problem for the high flyer is this: you probably need a great deal of self-esteem to get the job, but you need to lose some of it while on the job.
Self-esteem, in itself, is not a bad thing. The problems typically accompany the extremes. Too little self-esteem can be both a cause and a consequence of management failure. Too much self-esteem can appear attractive, but when self-esteem exceeds ability is where the problems begin.