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Content Curated – top four must reads

Because you’re busy doing what you do best – here are our top picks for articles worthy of a glance from the past few weeks.  


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Top talent trends 2020

It’s a new year and time to start thinking about your people strategy for the year ahead. As part of this process, it’s useful to take a moment to reflect on trends in the people space, they can generally be relied on as an indicator of a change in direction or that something new is developing. With the added impact of entering a new decade (defined by futurists as a “landmark decade”), the continued effect of a new generation entering the workforce and the uncertainly around the future of work - there is plenty of evolutionary change predicted in the people and recruitment space. 


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New year, new role?

Ready for a career change, but have no idea what else you could do – or where to start? Here are some simple tips for those who are ready to take the leap.


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2019: Top trending blogs

Here’s a list of Decipher Group’s top trending blog topics for the year that was 2019….


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Rethink work-life balance

With the end of year holiday season fast approaching, which for the majority of us means a well-deserved break from “work”, it is timely to take a moment to consider how we plan on tackling the year ahead from a work-life balance perspective.    



CEO's: What to do when you ‘retire’

A recent article on news site stuff.co.nz included stories from recognisable CEOs who had left an executive career and ‘reinvented’ themselves. It raised some interesting questions around how you leave what will likely be the pinnacle of your career, and then what you do next…



What the list of the best performing CEOs in the world tells us

Harvard Business Review has released its annual list of the world’s top chief executives – here are some of the key take outs.



Cognitive diversity versus personality tests

Decipher Group has recently announced a partnership with Lloyd Mander, creator of the Diversity of Thought ScorecardTM a specialised tool that quantifies the potential for wide-ranging thought diversity within groups.



Psychometric testing – do’s, don’ts and accreditation

The integration of psychometric testing in a recruitment context has had mixed reviews in the past, mostly due to the misuse of testing and its context. However, today it is a widely utilised tool used in many recruitment processes, integrated in the process as a supplementary selection tool. There are many advantages to introducing psychometric testing into the recruitment process, including:


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Be kind to all candidates – it’s good for your employer brand

In most situations, the focus of a hiring process is finding the right person for the role. And rightly so, considering the impact this could have on your business, both positive and negative. However sometimes we overlook the candidate experience, particularly for unsuccessful candidates.

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