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10 Key Benefits of Testing Candidates When Hiring

Understanding and articulating the benefits of testing candidates to key stakeholders is the first step on the road to improving your hiring process. These benefits will need to written down, turned into actionable metrics and then measured in order to demonstrate the ROI of any new candidate testing tools purchased. According to Gartner, recruiters spend […]

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ThriveMap launch the “All-In-One” Candidate Assessment

ThriveMap are proud to announce the launch of the all-in-one assessment, a bespoke candidate assessment tool that we work with companies to create for them; based on their roles, their people, and their candidates.

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Culture Conscious Hiring, a “People Geeks” Breakfast Event

A lovely bunch of culture-driven “People Geeks” assembled in Workday’s London office to discuss how thriving companies can bring culture to the forefront of their hiring and recruitment processes. Intro talks from Melissa from Culture Amp and Chris from ThriveMap warmed us up for the main event: a panel discussion moderated by the wonderful Melissa […]

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ThriveMap wins Belron Drive Accelerator

Belron are the world’s leading vehicle glass repair and replacement group. The company has run its accelerator programme for the past two years, to find emerging businesses who offer disruptive solutions, as well as to help them improve operations and discover new ways of working themselves. The programme saw several teams paired with one of Belron’s […]

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Interview with Dr Stephanie Cook – Chief Science Officer

ThriveMap is delighted to announce that Dr Stephanie Cook has joined the team as Chief Science Officer. We sat down with Stephanie to discuss her background, and what she is doing now. With a B.Sc., M.Sc., and PhD in Psychology, you are certainly an expert on the subject, what drew you to the topic area? […]

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Psychometric Tests: Everything You Need to Know

The psychometric test industry is valued at around $1.25 billion, and is growing at nearly 15% year on year. 80% of Fortune 500 companies and 75% of the FTSE 100 use psychometric tests as part of their recruitment and development processes. So what exactly are psychometric tests?

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Diversity Recruiting: What it is and how to improve it

When was the last time your company looked at how it recruits diverse talent? In this article, we explore how to reposition the concept of diversity recruiting so that it gets greater respect from hiring managers and business leaders. Here’s what we’ll be covering off: What is diversity recruiting? Why is hiring diverse people important? […]

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Generational diversity: 4 myths about ageism at work

Diversity is HR’s latest pet project. It’s an exciting new social purpose with added business benefits. ‘Diversity Champions’ are this decade’s CSR Officers. This is no bad thing, especially in the face of overwhelming evidence that people are routinely disadvantaged because of the colour of their skin, their socio-economic background, sexuality or their gender. Yet whilst you can’t move for articles on sexism and racism at work, ageism gets very little coverage. It gets no headlines.

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Employee Referrals, The Ugly Truth

Employee referrals are often lauded as the most effective and successful way to hire. On the surface the stats on look pretty compelling; referred employees stay longer, produce more profit, and get up to speed faster. These stats are so compelling that the general consensus is that referrals are a cheaper way to hire, a faster way to hire, generally produce better results and lowers the turnover rate at your company.

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