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An evaluation of the relative value of clinical decision-making tests, situational judgement tests, and selection centres, in the recruitment of trainee doctors in the UK has now been presented in two new papers

These comprehensive papers explore how selection into training for General Practice (Tiffin et al., 2024; ref 1) and Psychiatry (Tiffin et al., 2024; ref 2) medicine has evolved over the past years, including changes made reflecting the constraints imposed by COVID-19. Topics discussed include the different predictive power of each…

Where to see WPG at 2024 conferences

Things are ramping up here at WPG with lots of conferences and events on the horizon. As a research-led organisational psychology consultancy, our team look to regularly bridge the gap between the working world and the latest research and practices. This year is no different, we’re speaking at several international…
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Celebrating success at the WPG Awards 2023

At the end of the year, we announced the winners of the WPG Awards at our festive get-together.  They’re an excuse for us to come together, celebrate our collaborative achievements, and reward teammates living and breathing our values.  How the WPG Awards work Our internal awards come around every year…

Creating an Innovation ‘A’ Team in 2019

Steve Jobs, Bill Gates, Jeff Bezos are all well-known innovators whose revolutionary contributions within technology, commerce and communications touch our lives on a daily basis. While relatively few organisations can boast an individual trailblazing Steve, Bill or Jeff, it is perfectly possible for teams to foster innovative thinking. Early 2019…
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Commerciality – can business afford to be without it?

We recently worked in partnership with the Financial Times on a project to develop a comprehensive new framework for understanding ‘commerciality’. This important skill is vital in many sectors but this particular piece of work was on behalf of a global professional services firm; where understanding the client, their strategy…

The non-live interview – here to stay?

These days, organisations are increasingly using non-live job interviews as part of their recruitment process, as they seek more innovative and efficient selection methods. As an explanation for those who’ve yet to have such an experience, a non-live interview is where candidates record answers to pre-determined questions in their own…

Community Enrichment: why it matters

Here at Work Psychology Group we’ve been learning, from practical experience, all about the value of Employee Supported Volunteering (ESV), aka community enrichment – a key aspect of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR).  We recently spent a sunny Thursday digging, weeding, planting, painting (and more!) in the Long Eaton Community Garden,…