Reflections on my first 18 months as an MBTI practitioner in the University of Oxford

Posted 10 Aug 2017 by Dr Mike Moss, Alumni Careers Programme Manager, University of Oxford

Reflections on the first 18 months of an MBTI practitioner.

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Salary: secrecy or transparency?

Posted 27 Jul 2017 by Catherine Ellwood, Principal Consultant at OPP

The BBC, Norway and a tech start-up who is bucking the trend.

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The introverted trainer

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Posted 11 May 2017 by Michael R. Segovia, M.A., CPP Lead MBTI Certification Trainer

Any MBTI type can do any job and bring different strengths to the table

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Decisions, self-confidence and the glass ceiling: can the MBTI framework help?

Men and women in executive directorships
Posted 06 Jan 2017 by John Hackston, Head of Thought Leadership, OPP

Exploring the glass ceiling using MBTI data.

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The rise of the robots

Are robots taking our jobs thm
Posted 15 Jun 2016 by John Hackston, Head of Research at OPP

A robot workforce with personality? Where does the MBTI framework fit in?

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How long will it be before Smartphones replace computers for employee assessment?

Smartphone
Posted 04 Aug 2015 by Robert McHenry - Chairman at OPP

1.5 billion people in the world own a smartphone. That’s almost 20% of the world’s population; and in the US and Europe, 60% of the population own one. Such a ubiquitous device has become part of our daily lives. Many of us have it on hand at all times to check the weather forecast, get directions, access our text and email messages and read the latest news. Indeed, the average user spends three hours per day on a smartphone and 15% of all global internet traffic originates from smartphones.

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Digital badges

badges
Posted 28 May 2015 by Robert McHenry - Chairman at OPP

How do you best represent yourself to potential employers? How do you bring your professional reputation to the forefront? Up to now, the answer has been to craft and polish a CV. However, we know that prospective employers are likely to spend just eight seconds reading each CV submitted with a job application. The new way to get yourself noticed is to display your qualifications on a site like LinkedIn with the use of digital badges.

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Five most common reasons for employees to resign

heading for the exit
Posted 04 Mar 2015 by John Hackston - Head of R&D at OPP

A recent survey by the Institute of Leadership & Management (ILM) revealed that 37% of employees plan handing in their notice in 2015. The chief motivation for this was "better opportunity for progression" (cited by 59% of respondents). Faced with the prospect of stagnation, many people see better chances for career progression elsewhere.

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Top five OPP blog articles of 2014

What's your type tipple?
Posted 29 Dec 2014 by OPP Ltd

Visits to our Personality Matters blog were at an all-time high in 2014, and we covered a wide range of topics in our weekly posts. Over the last 12 months we've talked about the best MBTI-based books and the various resources available for L&D teams. We’ve promoted Movember, and we’ve commented on the Paul Flowers furore. We've also continued to thrive as thought leaders in a diverse range of workplace psychology issues, from recruitment and assessment centres to polarity management. But what are the top five posts that readers have returned to again and again?

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Celebrate with 25 free resources for practitioners

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Posted 28 May 2014 by OPP

Few things in life are free – but OPP has some really cool free resources to support you in your work! To help celebrate our 25 years in the business, we’ve taken a trawl through the various goodies available for zero outlay on our website. They range from white papers and feedback materials to fun quick guides and infographics – many of which can also be found on our practitioner downloads page.

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