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Saville Assessment Announce First 2022 Training Dates
We are pleased to announce our first Test User: Occupational training dates for 2022, allowing you to plan ahead and kick start the year by getting certified to use psychometric tools in your organization.
Press Release | October 21, 2021
The Real Cost Of A Bad Hire & How To Avoid It
The pressure is on for Talent Acquisition to hit recruitment targets and plug any gaps that may have been exacerbated by the pandemic. Despite this, the fundamental purpose of good recruitment – getting the right people into the right roles – has never been more important...
Article | October 12, 2021
Less Intuition, More Data: Leveraging Assessment Data to Better Support D,E&I
There is still a long way to go on diversity, equity and inclusion within the world of work. It is an extremely broad and wide-ranging issue, for which there is no silver bullet. We help organizations leverage assessments to improve the fairness and objectivity of their practices to support better D,E&I outcomes across the talent cycle...
Article | October 11, 2021
Hybrid Working & The Employee Experience
Willis Towers Watson brought together a senior group of HR Professionals from a range of industries to discuss the hottest topic on the HR agenda right now, hybrid working. We present 10 key reflections from the session...
Article | July 16, 2021
Pinpoint & Power Potential - A New Way of Identifying Emerging Leaders
The landscape of work is changing and so are the types of leaders we need. A traditional profile of potential is no longer going to cut it...
Article | July 08, 2021
Saville Assessment shortlisted at Personnel Today Awards 2021
Saville Assessment is delighted to announce that we have been shortlisted for Resourcing Supplier of the Year at the 2021 Personnel Today Awards...
Press Release | July 29, 2021
Summer Saver - Get 50% off select online courses this summer
We are offering a 50% saving on our online Wave Transfer, Performance 360 and Leadership Impact courses, enabling you to quickly and easily get trained in the most powerful assessment tools on the market.
Press Release | July 26, 2021
Ricoh win Best Internal Recruitment Strategy
Everyone at Saville Assessment would like to extend their congratulations to our client Ricoh for winning Best Internal Recruitment Strategy at The Firm Awards 2021...
Press Release | June 18, 2021
Data, Insights, Action! Linking your listening & assessment strategy for a better employee experience.
Building an exceptional employee experience (EX) sits at the heart of an exceptional customer experience and superior business results; when people and teams flourish, organizations prosper...
Article | May 07, 2021
Building Resilient Agility to Thrive at Work
With more organizations recognizing that building resilience and agility in their people will not only benefit their workplace wellbeing but also drive superior performance, it’s time to embed it as part of the talent cycle...
Article | April 16, 2021
Saville Assessment shortlisted for Recruitment Industry Supplier of the Year at Recruiter Awards
The nomination recognized our achievements throughout the last 12 months in continuing to improve the assessment experience for our clients against a difficult global backdrop...
Press Release | March 19, 2021
Building Resilient Agility: Why this Should be a People Priority
With organizations currently facing unprecidented levels of uncertaintly, Building Resilient Agility is more important than ever...
Article | March 10, 2021
New Flexible Online Learning Launched
Our new flexible online learning combines home e-learning modules with virtual training days alongside other delegates, giving you the same great BPS-accredited course content in our most convenient format yet...
Press Release | March 15, 2021
Maximize the Power of Wave with New Expert Reports
Saville Assessment are excited to extend the range of Wave Expert Reports to include powerful combinations at extremely cost-effective rates...
Article | January 21, 2021
6 Ways Wave Will Drive Sales Performance
Wave is a personality assessment that provides deep insight into selling style and predicted competence. Find out how it can unlock the potential of your salesforce...
Article | November 30, 2020
Saville Assessment wins 2020 Excellence in Assessment Award
Saville Assessment were delighted to take the crown for Excellence in Assessment at the Association of Business Psychologists (ABP) Workforce Experience Awards 2020...
Press Release | October 15, 2020
First 2021 training dates announced - save 10% with our early-bird offer
Due to popular demand, we have released our first training course dates for 2021. These BPS-accredited courses require no previous psychometric experience and will be conducted online by our experienced trainers...
Press Release | October 09, 2020
The New Normal for Talent Assessment - 2020 and Beyond
We interviewed a number of talent assessment leaders from a range of global organizations about the impact Covid-19 is having on their talent agenda. We share the common themes facing organizations and offer some thoughts around what to consider when dealing with this theme.
Article | October 08, 2020
SA & Fujitsu shortlisted at Personnel Today Awards
Saville Assessment’s work with technology giants Fujitsu has been recognized by the Personnel Today Awards 2020 in the category of Innovation in Recruitment...
Press Release | September 09, 2020
5 Ways Assessments Can Support Your I&D Strategy
I&D strategy extends across all areas of talent and HR, but when it comes to how you hire, build and lead your talent there are some simple ways the implementation of assessment can help...
Article | September 08, 2020
Saville Assessment shortlisted in three categories at 2020 ABP Awards
We are pleased to have been shortlisted in three categories at the ABP Workforce Experience Awards 2020...
Press Release | July 22, 2020
Saville Assessment launch full virtual training schedule for the remainder of 2020
In light of the current restrictions, we are offering our psychometric testing training courses for the rest of the year as a fully virtual experience which can be attended online.
Press Release | July 21, 2020
10 Ways Wave Drives Development
Check out 10 ways Wave can help you drive smarter developmental activity with tangible, measurable outcomes.
Article | August 04, 2020
The Increasing Importance of Redeployment
Due to the global situation, being able to move internal talent quickly and effectively has never been more important - Martin Kavanagh looks at the increasing imprortance of redeployment.
Article | June 22, 2020
5 Reasons Match 6.5 Will Improve Your Candidate Selection Process
Our newly-launched Match 6.5 assessment solution is the fastest way to match the right talent to the right roles.
Article | June 11, 2020
Returning From Furlough: How Coaching Can Help Re-engage Your Workforce
How do you successfully re-engage employees after an extended period of absence from work?
Article | July 02, 2020
10 Ways Wave Transforms Talent Acquisition
Talent acquisition is key to any organization - here are 10 ways Wave transforms talent acquisition with smarter assessments, delivering exceptional results.
Article | May 27, 2020
Rethinking Assessment Centers in a Virtual World
Design streamlined online final selection stages that deliver better results.
Article | May 07, 2020
Digital Development: Top Tips for ‘Tech-enhanced Coaching’
Recognizing the greater role that communication technology is currently playing in organizations, we share our top tips for delivering tech-enhanced coaching.
Article | May 07, 2020
The Surprising Truth about Self-Report and Lessons We Can Learn from It
Hannah Mullaney tackles the myths and misconceptions around self-reports.
Article | April 28, 2020
Navigating Change: What behaviors successfully guide us through change?
We look at which behavioral characteristics allow individuals to be effective at handling change.
Article | April 08, 2020
Saville Assessment in The Student Employer magazine - Spring 2020
Martin Kavanagh & Holly Eastwood spoke to the Student Employer magazine about how we can help transform your assessment process.
Article | April 09, 2020
How to Deliver Effective Video Interviewing
A two-way video interview may currently be the best option for both recruiters & candidates
- we've put together our top tips for delivering effectvie video interviewing.
Article | April 01, 2020
Top Tips For Coping As A Parent Working From Home
Full-time remote worker and mother of two boys, Katie Herridge offers her advice and tips on juggling childcare, self-care and the pressures of work.
Article | March 19, 2020
How can I use the Wave Expert Report to help me hire and build talent?
Managing Consultant Hannah Mullaney reveals her top tips for using Wave to recruit and retain talent.
Article | March 23, 2020
Leading through Uncertainty
In light of the current global context, we share our collective advice from leaders on leading through uncertainty.
Article | March 30, 2020
Make your 360 program a success
Senior Consultant Karen Fung identifies the factors that can help make your 360 program a success.
March 27, 2020
Virtual Coaching: Don’t let current travel restrictions prevent you from developing your people
Recent global affairs have resulted in many organizations asking colleagues to cancel face-to-face events which are often highly valued...
Article | March 06, 2020
Validity: The Long and Short of It
We presented a four-paper symposium at the Division of Occupational Psychology Annual Conference 2020 which discussed some important aspects of validity...
Article | February 10, 2020
The Retention Riddle: Why is talent turnover so high?
Managing Consultant Martin Kavanagh looks at the crucial issue of talent retention.
Article | February 17, 2020
The Practice of Science in Candidate Assessment
We were delighted to present a three-paper symposium at the BPS DOP Annual Conference 2020 discussing our perspective on the science behind candidate assessment.
Article | January 28, 2020
2019 Charity Fundraising Roundup
Various activities and initiatives by our staff in 2019 raised an impressive £6,129.88 to be donated to UK charities...
Press Release | December 20, 2019
Saville Assessment and Fujitsu shortlisted at Firm Awards 2020
Our recent work with Fujitsu has been shortlisted by The Firm Awards in both the Best Candidate Experience & Best Supplier Partnership categories...
Press Release | December 20, 2019
Winners - Recruitment Industry Supplier of the Year!
We are delighted to announce that we have been named Recruitment Industry Supplier of the Year at The Recruiter Awards 2019...
Press Release | May 10, 2019
Shortlisted in two categories at ABP Awards 2019
We are delighted to have been shortlisted
for both Excellence in Assessment &
Excellence in Using Innovative Technology in Business Psychology...
Press Release | July 22, 2019
EMIC partner with Saville Assessment to provide training in Bahrain & Saudi Arabia
Saville Assessment are delighted to announce that an agreement has been signed with EMIC Training to provide psychometric courses in Bahrain and Saudi Arabia.
Press Release| November 04, 2019
First 2020 training course dates released
We are delighted to announce the first 2020 dates for our range
of BPS-accredited public training courses - get trained to use the
most powerful suite of assessments on the market.
Press Release | September 22, 2019
Beware the ‘Hot and Cold’ Manager!
What can be done to improve employee well-being? Consultant Analyst Katie Thomas explores the complex relationship between manager and employee.
Press Release | June 19, 2019
partner with Qmetric in Greece
We are delighted to announce that we have partnered with innovative HR consultancy Qmetric to provide full talent selection and development solutions in Greece and Cyprus.
Press Release | April 10, 2019
A New Wave of Talent Analytics
Powered by Wave, our the new digital group reporting provides a platform for organizations to quickly identify talent trends and unlock the collective potential of its entire workforce.
Article | May 24, 2019
Saville Assessment shortlisted in two categories at Personnel Today Awards
Saville Assessment’s recent work with Johnson & Johnson has been shortlisted for Excellence in HR through Technology and Best Supplier Partnership
Press Release | July 29, 2019
How Assessments Fit into your Hiring Process
Saville Assessment’s North American Talent Assessment Leader Tiffany Shortridge Ph.D spoke to Dice about how assessments can fit in to your hiring process.
Press Release | May 09, 2019
HCC Global join Saville
Assessment's Global Partner Network
Saville Assessment have joined forces with organizational development consultancy HCC Global to provide a wide range of psychometric tools and training in Hong Kong and Asia.
Press Release | February 05, 2019
Saville Assessment at the DOP conference 2019
Take a look at our three-paper symposium on talent acquisition and assessment: Great Outcomes: A Modern Perspective on Talent Acquisition.
Article | January 18, 2019
Partners with Propel
Saville Assessment has today announced that they have partnered with Propel, a global talent management consultancy, to offer organizational assessment and development tools.
Article | February 11, 2019
SA and J&J Shortlisted for Best Supplier Partnership award
Saville Assessment’s recent work with Johnson & Johnson has been recognized by The Firm Awards 2019....
Article | January 07, 2019
Mind the Gap
How can recruiters ensure that their organization’s selection process reflects what is really important to today’s applicants?
Press Release | November 16, 2018
2018 Fundraising Roundup
Thank you to all those who supported our charity efforts in 2018 - various activities and initiatives by our staff raised an impressive £2,243.35...
Article | December 21, 2018
Your Time Starts Now
What is the maximum time applicants are prepared to invest in the recruitment process?
Article | December 08, 2018
Switching your Applicants ON!
Saville Assessment’s recent survey ‘Are you switching on or switching off your applicants?’ investigated the factors that may have an effect on whether an applicant will apply via an online screening process...
Article | November 05, 2018
Leapers or Keepers?
Results from our recent survey suggest that top of applicants’ priorities during the application stage is that it 'result in a job they want to stay in’. So, are you ignoring the long-term potential of your applicants?
Article | December 14, 2018
Ace at Assessment
Was your last assessment process effective? How do you answer this question? And can you evidence your response?
Article | July 13, 2018
Approaches to Developing People
- A Perspective
Saville Assessment's Rab MacIver spoke to HR Director magazine about how to drive development that really matters.
Article | July 20, 2018
The Future of Work and The Diverse Workforce
The need to work broadly, remotely and globally means that we are required to work with a more diverse range of people than ever before...
Article | July 12, 2018
Spotlight: AI and Assessment
A common topic in the assessment space
right now is Artificial Intelligence (AI).
But how are assessment providers building
it into their solutions in a way which adds true value?
Article | May 21, 2018
Four Ways to Build and Develop Effective Integration Leaders
We found the most effective leaders are those who inspire and motivate people, are capable of handling crisis, promote change and see it as a pathway to growth.
Article | April 6, 2018
Turning Candidates into Fandidates
Delivering a positive candidate experience is increasingly challenging amidst digital disruption, higher expectations and increased competition.
Article | March 12, 2018
Is your Assessment Process Achieving all the Outcomes that Matter?
How do you measure the effectiveness of your assessment process? Is there stakeholder agreement on what measures should be included, or are most important?
Article | March 2, 2018
Four things successful leaders do during merger and acquisition
We explore the multitude of factors making leading mergers and acquisitions through a successful integration increasingly challenging.
Article | February 2, 2018
Assessment - Driving the Diversity Agenda
Rab MacIver, Research and Development Director at Saville Assessment, discusses the hot topic of maintaining diversity throughout the recruitment process with HR Grapevine.
Article | December 11, 2017
Talent Assessment Healthcheck: Prescribing a better process to combat attrition
The diagnosis isn’t positive news: The turnover of hospital staff in the US continues to be above average. But what can be done?
Article | November 28, 2017
The Future of Leadership
How work is impacted by the connection and convergence of people and technology. Leaders have a tough job – and one that is only set to get tougher. The world is changing, work is changing, and we are at the beginning of a fourth industrial revolution...
Article | November 22, 2017
Next Level Leadership: Coaching for Impact
Competencies and strengths are great; the question being posed in these situations is, are they enough? The evidence would suggest not.
Article | October 26, 2017