Personality: the powerful predictor of success

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Professor Adrian Furnham, Professor of Psychology, author & academic, Jayson Darby, Head of Science at Thomas International

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How to use personality assessment to identify candidates most likely to be successful in your organisation. "Previous work experience is a poor predictor of success in a new role." (Van Iddekinge, Arnold, Frieder, and Roth (2018)  So how do you know if someone will be successful in your organisation? Personality assessments gives a deep insight into the traits that drive the way your people work, providing a complete view of elements such as goal setting, coping with stress, handling change, creativity, risk and competition. But what does this mean for your organisation and how can you begin to adopt such an approach to talent evaluation? Register for our webinar to discover practical lessons learnt on topics such as: - How Personality is used alongside other assessment types to predict candidate fit - How Personality assessments relates to the Big Five model - Which Personality traits are advantageous for different roles within an organisation This webinar is for HR professionals, people managers and Senior Leadership looking to improve their people management processes. Professor Adrian Furnham is a British organisational and applied psychologist, Professor of Psychology at Norwegian Business Institute and co-author of Thomas International’s workplace personality assessment, the High Potential Trait Indicator (HPTI).  Jayson Darby leads the Global Science function at Thomas; a group of psychologists applying business psychology, research methods and data analytics across Thomas International. Sitting within the Product and Technology group, the Science team inform the psychological and psychometric aspects of our product design, validate our psychological products and solutions and apply their technical skills to drive Product outcomes through statistical modelling, applied data science and Machine Learning methodologies.

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