Salih Mujcic's Blog (5)

Psychometric Testing Reduces Diversity (Postively)

Not long ago, after finishing up at a client meeting, I noticed the cafe downstairs. Rather, I noticed that all of the staff within this cramped stall looked quite similar.

They all had atypical multicoloured hair, tattoos, piercings, similar clothing and a very similar burst of energy when interacting with their customers. This vision prompted me to think that these pronounced similarities between the staff, although quite extreme, are quite a representative…


Added by Salih Mujcic on July 16, 2012 at 6:48pm — No Comments

Jobseeker Advice - Just Be Yourself, You Are Your Biggest Asset

With psychometric assessment (aka psych testing) steadily establishing itself as one of the most reliable selection weapons in a HR professional’s arsenal, organisations around the country are implementing them as a standard part of their selection process, especially in bulk recruitment exercises like graduate intakes and vacation programs. 

Unfortunately, the growing popularity of psychometric testing has also led to the introduction of some ‘undesirable…


Added by Salih Mujcic on March 15, 2012 at 7:25pm — No Comments

Does cultural alignment equal increased organisational performance?

At this point you may be wondering what a highly creative “1 + 1 = 3” advertising campaign for Schweppes has anything to do with the title of this piece. Most likely, your eyes were drawn to the image and then your brain tried to make some sort of semantic connection between these two disparate elements. *PLEASE DO NOT STOP READING* I realise that I may have lost some of you, but in this article I will attempt to explain how this mathematical improbability is a…


Added by Salih Mujcic on March 14, 2012 at 7:00pm — 2 Comments

Hire for Potential or Experience?

Quite recently I was rummaging through my inbox and I stumbled across a headline that peaked my interest; Graduates are unprepared for work, time to fix. The link led me to a discussion featuring…


Added by Salih Mujcic on March 13, 2012 at 8:30pm — No Comments

The Future of Psychometric Testing


With the incessant evolution of technology I often catch myself dreaming about what pre-employment testing will look like in the not so distant future. While psychometric tests have changed over time, the evolution of psychometric testing has been measured. By no means is this slow metamorphosis a bad thing.

Psychometric tests are highly important scientific tools and care must be taken to…


Added by Salih Mujcic on March 13, 2012 at 8:30pm — 1 Comment


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