A Sik Mind ? With Dr George Sik - March 2015
Tuesday, 10th March 2015
One of the bigger news stories in recent weeks has been the BBC’s axing of Top Gear presenter Jeremy Clarkson following a fight with his producer, an especially vivid example of conflict in the workplace. Although things don’t always go as far as they did here, these kinds of conflict are not uncommon and looking at the personalities of the participants often helps to understand why they took place.
A Sik Mind? - With Dr George Sik - September 2015
Sunday, 20th September 2015
Our 360 Degree system has become one of the best-loved features of our Psychometric Portal in a short space of time with many of our clients, whose use for it covers many aspects of development and appraisal, as well as coaching specifically. We were by no means the first suppliers of such a system but having had a lot of other systems to look at was very helpful, as we were able to see what we thought worked and didn’t work in a good 360 degree system.
A Sik Mind? With Dr George Sik - June 2015
Tuesday, 9th June 2015
As we focus on emotional health and wellbeing, it was interesting to read that a survey conducted by People Management suggests that mental health in the workplace is, despite a greater willingness to talk about issues, getting worse
A Sik Mind? With Dr George Sik - May 2015
Friday, 8th May 2015
It looks like there was plenty of lively discussion at the BEER Winners’ Dinner, much of it about the interaction between individuals and an organisation’s culture and values. Engaging people as they become part of a company’s vision and strategy, bringing two different cultures together in the case of a merger or acquisition and making sure that everyone on every level is involved in being part of the bigger picture were all addressed and, coming from the psychometric point of view, it is always good to hear how useful the diagnostic aspects of our Culture and Engagement questionnaire have been in helping to make these things happen.
Sik Mind? With Dr George Sik - February 2015
Saturday, 28th February 2015
The importance of soft skills in succeeding at work was highlighted by a recent campaign launched by a number of organisations, including multinationals, and industry leaders. Called ‘Backing Soft Skills’ it highlights that such skills should be developed and encouraged – and the potentially disastrous effects of not doing so.