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How many Psychologists does it take…?

August 14, 2015 by


Latest blog from Julie McDonald, Chartered Psychologist, Director of Assessment / Development and part-time Comedienne at The Urquhart Partnership. You know the old jokes… How many Psychologists does it take to change a lightbulb? Just one, but the light bulb has to want to change… A man was walking down the street one day and he was mugged. […]

UP Enhances its Psychometric Services

April 24, 2014 by


Here at UP, we like to practise what we preach when it comes to Training & Development. Due to significant growth in demand for assessment & selection services, our busy team have been enhancing our offering by increasing the members of staff who are qualified to administer and interpret psychometric and ability assessments. Our Recruitment Team […]

The right tool for the job

September 17, 2013 by


Having flown the family nest more than 4 years ago, I suppose I should have learnt by now to fend for myself when it comes to DIY… Whilst I can tackle simple things like assembling flat-pack furniture, bleeding a radiator or re-pressurising the boiler, there are some tasks that still send me running for the […]


July 20, 2010 by


Psychometric tests provide a standardised, objective and reliable means of assessing individuals on a range of dimensions such as personality, motivation, verbal ability and numerical skills. In a recruitment context, candidates are often selected primarily for their “eligibility” for a role – their qualifications, technical experience and previous employment history. However, what often determines performance […]