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We often write about organisational psychology developments, the impact on the workplace of wider psychological trends and anything else that catches our eye. Our posts are well worth a read…if we do say so ourselves.

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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…

Talking all things AI

Whilst Rishi Sunak hosted the world’s first AI Safety Summit at Bletchley Park recently, we were also talking about all things AI here at WPG.  We were joined by Professor Fred Oswald, a leading expert and US government advisor in AI for an insightful and refreshing Wine and Wisdom event. …

A critical review of the use of cognitive ability testing for selection into graduate and higher professional occupations

A new publication by Professor Steve Woods, University of Surrey, and Professor Fiona Patterson, Director of Work Psychology Group, reviews the use of cognitive ability testing for access to graduate and higher professional occupations, promoting further debate and reflection for both academics and practitioners. The article goes beyond previous reviews…