The Place of Psychometrics in Team Development

By |2019-09-18T08:07:59+01:00September 20th, 2017|Past Events|

Wednesday, 20th September 2017 This event explored the popular topic of team development and our two speakers brought us a slightly different take on working to improve the effectiveness of teams as a way of enriching and deepening our understanding of how people interact. Alan Robertson Business Psychologist, Director at [...]

Test User: Occupational Psychology – Getting it Right

By |2019-09-18T08:08:49+01:00June 20th, 2017|Past Events|

Tuesday, 20th June 2017 Continuing TPF’s 2017 theme of psychological myth-busting, this event explored aspiration versus reality in testing in occupational personality.  The topic was explored from the perspective of training provision, test standards, and ethical issues. The afternoon session included group work with attendees sharing testing dilemmas, followed by responses from [...]

Psychological Myth Busting

By |2019-09-18T08:09:21+01:00March 6th, 2017|Past Events|

Wednesday, 8th March 2017 Dr Hugh McCredie TPF Vice Chair and widely published researcher The topic of Hugh's talk was 'Adult Personality Change - Mission Impossible?'  A discussion of members’ experiences took place in two groups, followed by an extensive review of published research, with a balance between arguments both for [...]

New Frontiers in Psychometrics 2016

By |2019-09-18T08:11:00+01:00November 22nd, 2016|Past Events|

Tuesday, 22nd November 2016 New Frontiers - Tracking a potentially exciting route towards a Periodic Table of Personality Wendy Lord C.Psychol - Independent Consultant Wendy has enjoyed a distinguished career in psychometrics and is probably best known for overseeing the introduction of both 16PF5 and the NEO series of personality [...]

Emotional Intelligence – Attitude or Trait?

By |2019-09-18T08:13:04+01:00September 21st, 2016|Past Events|

Wednesday, 21st September 2016 Dan Hughes and Peter Clarke Dan Hughes and Peter Clarke Product Director and Senior Consultant, JCA Global In the morning session, Dan and Peter, introduced attendees to the JCA framework of Emotional Intelligence compared to other established models of EI.  JCA believe that the extent and [...]

Uses and Abuses of Assessment/Development Centres

By |2019-09-18T08:14:30+01:00June 23rd, 2016|Past Events|

Thursday, 23rd June 2016 Nigel Povah, MSc, C.Psychol  As one of the leading Assessment Centre (AC) practitioners in the UK, Nigel talked about the many positive aspects of this often misunderstood methodology.  His session covered what constitutes an AC and the numerous different applications for which they are used, with particular [...]

Coaching for Career Development

By |2019-09-18T08:15:15+01:00March 10th, 2016|Past Events|

Thursday, 10th March 2016 Dr Paul Brewerton C.Psychol Dr Brewerton from Strengths Partnership provided an interactive session focusing on the application of the strengths approach and Strengths Partnership’s proprietary assessment system, Strengthscope®, to facilitate career coaching conversations and to propel clients forward. Dr Robert Archer, C.Psychol [...]

New Frontiers in Psychometrics 2015

By |2019-09-18T08:18:21+01:00November 24th, 2015|Past Events|

Tuesday, 24th November 2015 Speakers: Dr Hugh McCredie, John Hackston, Rab McIver, Lauren Jeffery-Smith and Helen Baron Our 2015 New Frontiers in Psychometrics was themed 'From Intuition to Algorithms in Selection and Development’ and covered the following topics: Towards a generic algorithm for selecting managers Closing the academic-practitioner-nonexpert gap: [...]

Talent Management

By |2019-09-20T12:17:53+01:00September 22nd, 2015|Past Events|

Tuesday, 22nd September, 2015 Mark Powell Managing Consultant, CEB (Now Gartner) Finding Future Leaders in Your Organisation What is leadership potential? What is the relationship with between potential and performance? How can potential be measured? These were some of the questions that Mark Powell from CEB addressed in his session [...]

Working with Diversity

By |2019-09-20T12:55:03+01:00June 25th, 2015|Past Events|

Thursday 25 June 2015 Speakers and Topics: Norman Buckley: Facet5 andDr Pete Jones: Unconscious Bias: further developments in Implicitly Norman Lee Buckley Facet5 Author Norman Buckley is a specialist with over 40 years experience in test development and organisational work. His work focuses on delivering practical organisational benefits underpinned by deep [...]

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