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Published date: January 4, 2017
Last modified: July 19, 2017

Career Help

When individuals succeed, organisations win. We help companies and individuals create talent strategies for career management that improve business agility and performance.

It’s time to take control of your career. Career planning and professional development is all about identifying what you want from your job and deciding how to get there. Just a little time invested in reflection and planning could help you find a happier more fulfilling work life – so what are you waiting for?

Personality development tips

Your personality is the pattern of thinking, feeling and behaviours that you typically display. The best personality development tips encourage you to cultivate a sense of self. This is because self-awareness is the foundation for all personal development.

Career change

Considering a career change at 30 can be a scary prospect. Don’t panic – you will have undoubtedly developed transferable skills over the years and your experience will have taught you lot about what you do and don’t want from a job.

Personal development plan template

Creating a personal development plan template is a relatively straightforward process. By reflecting on what you are creating, you should be able to produce a plan to grow your talent.

Career change ideas

It can be difficult to come up with career change ideas, particularly if you’ve been in the same profession for a while. Whilst you may be certain your current role is no longer a good fit, figuring out what might suit you better is not always easy.

Assessment support for professionals

Emotional Intelligence Assessment (TEIQue)

 An emotional intelligence questionnaire is a series of questions whereby an individual rates themselves and measures their self-perception of their own emotions and personality on a certain scale.

Emotional intelligence is a psychological construct that has become exceptionally popular in both the academic and human resources literature. The ability to manage your emotions and those of others has become an increasingly important part of the modern working environment.

The psychological concept of emotional intelligence has been measured using psychometric assessments since the 1990’s. Early theories viewed emotional intelligence like a cognitive ability; something that can be learned and trained. The Thomas International, Trait Emotional Intelligence Questionnaire (TEIQue), based on Dr. K.V. Petrides’ trait emotional intelligence theory, is a unique assessment that views emotional intelligence as a collection of personality traits.

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General Intelligence Test (GIA)

The Thomas General Intelligence Assessment (GIA) is an aptitude test that measures your aptitudes in several areas, including: verbal, numerical and spatial reasoning. Each test within the GIA will ask you to complete short, simple tasks quickly and accurately.

The test will typically assess different kinds of aptitude including:

  • Verbal reasoning – the ability to reason and draw conclusions from the information provided.
  • Perceptual speed – the ability to identify relevant and irrelevant information and check for errors.
  • Word meaning – the ability to understand written or spoken instructions.
  • Numerical reasoning – the ability to reason and draw conclusions using numerical concepts.
  • Spatial visualisation – the ability to work with shapes and visual concepts.

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