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[Slideshow] If qualifications no longer determine success, what does?

It used to be seen that those with higher-education qualifications will do better in life than those without. But is this still the case? Or are organisations...

How much is employee turnover and recruitment really costing you?

Learn how to measure and save on these costs with our Recruitment & Retention Savings Calculator

New Personal Profile Analysis reports available

Thomas’ behavioural assessment Personal Profile Analysis (PPA) has been providing leading insights into workplace behaviours since 1981, helping thousands of organisations...

ThomasTalks podcast: Confronting the succession challenge, with Professor Adrian Furnham and Ciaran Morton

What is succession planning? Why is it important? Why should it be your priority? Can potential be tested? Does culture play a role in the process of selection?

[Whitepaper] Best practices for finding a successor: What's your game plan?

Successful organisations make employee and leadership succession planning of critical focus in their business strategy. If you’re already involved in succession planning, o...

Quiz: So, can you handle the change?

In July this year, we launched our ‘Can you handle the change?’ quiz – exciting! Whether you’re a HR professional or operations manager, change is something we all have...

Enabling change, enabling success

If mindfulness and wellbeing are at the top of your people agenda right now, it could possibly be because your organisation, like so many others, feels that the rate of pac...

Managing change: Managing people, minimising disruption

Your people are important. Any approach to organisational culture change can be enhanced by acquiring an understanding of your people’s behavioural styles and the factors t...

Slideshow: What is necessary to manage cultural change?

Culture really does matter – so does change. New ideas, people or strategies can lead to behavioural and performance changes, affecting new ways of thinking and bringing ab...