Career planning and coaching


Using Mindfindr

Organisational development

Mindfindr for company personnel assessment

The purpose of suitability assessment is to provide additional information on the person considered for a particular job. Suitability assessment provides information that can not be achieved by other methods alone (interviews, training or work experience).

Moving beyond isms - a fresh look at leadership

Traditional organizational hierarchies placing managers, leaders and employees at different levels of organizational authority and importance are becoming obsolete in these so called post-industrial and information eras that are once again rapidly transforming into something else.

Leadership attitudes in different stages of team development

Teams and groups are evolving and developing organizations whose leadership may require that leaders take on differing leadership competencies over the development of their teams.

The tail wags the top dog - leadership styles for different teams and missions

It is widely acknowledged that leaders should optimally have competencies to act as all-round leaders, if need be. But, to take an example, it may still go against the grain for a strongly pragmatic and straightforward leader to assume a coachlike leadership style.

How about taking Smith and Taylor seriously again?

In 1911 Frederick Taylor proposed in his book The Principles of Scientific Management that we should approach operations management related problems scientifically.

Aligning team and board compositions with your strategies

When discussing team-building the models presented by Tuckman and Belbin cannot be passed by without mention. The former model taught us that when people get together with an idea of producing something of value together they tend to organize themselves spontaneously, going through the phases of forming and storming, thus negotiating optimal roles and areas where to best contribute to their mutual effort as individuals.

Research and development


Other articles

Unfavorable Hiring Decisions Are Costly

Unfavorable hiring decisions are not merely a short-term setback; they can have long-lasting and far-reaching consequences for an organization. The costs associated with these decisions go beyond monetary expenses and can impact an organization's culture, reputation and future success

The Growing Trend of Psychological Testing for Blue Collar Workers

In recent years, there has been a notable boost in the usage of psychological tests when hiring blue collar workers. Traditionally, these tests were primarily associated with professional, white-collar job positions

Cost Effectiveness of Personality Assessment

The cost effectiveness of personality assessment can vary depending on a variety of factors, such as the type of assessment being used, the number of individuals being assessed, and the setting in which the assessment is being conducted

Development Discussions and Psycholocial Assessment

Mindfindr test provides a structured framework for development discussions, offering an objective and standardized way to understand an individual's personality, strengths and weaknesses. These tests enable data-driven insights, fostering self-awareness, informed decision-making and tailored development plans.

The International Standard Classification of Occupations (ISCO)

The International Standard Classification of Occupations (ISCO) is a vital tool that provides a systematic framework for categorizing and understanding occupations worldwide

Learning Styles and Personality

Learning style refers to the way an individual learns and processes information. Some people may be more visual learners, meaning they learn best through visual aids such as diagrams and charts. Others may be auditory learners, meaning they learn best through listening to lectures or discussions. Still others may be kinesthetic learners, meaning they learn best through hands-on activities and experiential learning.

Mindfindr and Personal Mastery

Personal mastery, as described by Peter Senge in his book "The Fifth Discipline" is the process of continually developing oneself and one's abilities. It involves a commitment to learning and growth, as well as the development of a vision for the future and the ability to take action towards achieving that vision.

Relationship of Personality and Skills

Personality tests and skill evaluations are two different types of assessments that are used for different purposes. Personality tests are designed to assess an individual's personality traits and characteristics, while skill evaluations are designed to assess an individual's abilities and skills in a particular area.

Psychological Assessments in Recruitment

Job seeker's and employer's perspectives on utilization and use of suitability assessment. The article offers thoughts from both perspectives - that is, it can be read both by an employer and by an applicant.

Decision Making in Sports and Worklife

Sports and work life, decision-making, fast thinking and instincts play critical roles, but they manifest in different ways

Guiding Students Through Their Career Choices

Guiding students through their career choices involves understanding their interests, strengths and aspirations. Psychological tests are valuable tools in this process, offering insights into their personalities, preference and skills. These tests can be instrumental in helping students make informed decisions about their future.

Interpretation of Psychological Tests

Interpreting psychological test results can be a valuable journey toward self-awareness. By approaching the process with an open mind and a focus on self-improvement, you can gain meaningful insights into your personality, abilities, and emotional well-being

Tale of Two Personality Profiles

"He never thought that a psychological test could ever reveal something unusual about him, but one day, it did just that"

Worklife and Self-Improvement

Mindfindr Personal service expands an individual’s understanding of one’s potential and strengths, opens up new vistas into future opportunities and provides practical support for career planning

Burnout and Personality Misalignment in the Workplace

Burnout, a state of emotional, physical, and mental exhaustion caused by excessive and prolonged stress, has become a pervasive issue in today's fast-paced work environments

Mindfindr and Career Planning

In today's rapidly changing world, it is important to continuously reassess and plan for your career as your values, life experiences, and other motivations change throughout your working life