Does your personality affect the quality of your business decisions?

Research by Evalex into the decision-making capabilities of more than 500 managers reveals some interesting findings. Most notably, our research reveals that certain personality traits are predictors of decision-making capability, and therefore can predict the level at which an individual can function within an organisation. “Using the Wizard Statistical program, we discovered strong correlation coefficients...

Your leadership assessment feedback is in your inbox

Evalex provides leadership and psychometric assessment feedback directly to candidates via email, allowing them to peruse their results in their own time. As human beings, we love finding out about ourselves. On the one end of the scale we see a flood of personal tests on social media – things like “Which Harry Potter character are you?”, or “What is the colour of your aura, and what does it say about...

The professional still matters

We live in a world where technology is everywhere. If your business does not incorporate technological methods to make things smarter, faster and more efficient, your existence is probably in danger. But beware of relying on tech only, particularly when it comes to predicting performance in the workplace. Evalex recently conducted some in-house research based on data collected from our own work done with va...

When cognitive ability runs out of steam

Cognitive testing has long been the cornerstone in any assessment process when evaluating and promoting candidates at all levels in an organisation. But although cognitive ability is a good indicator for career progress, its predictive value starts losing efficacy as candidates move to higher levels of work. Evalex recently analysed the assessment results of thousands of managers and business leaders assessed ...

New website for Evalex

Evalex has launched a new, modern website that showcases our vast array of human capital management solutions, and our large body of research. Since Evalex was founded in 1980 we have always made sure to stay ahead of the technology curve when it comes to our solutions. Unfortunately we were not as diligent when it came to our website! And so earlier this year we decided the time had come to do something about...

Knysna Sport School riding high with Evalex

Evalex is a proud sponsor of the cycling development programme at the Kynsna Sport School. The programme gives children from disadvantaged communities the opportunity to participate in a number of sports, including cricket, hockey, soccer, tag rugby, golf, cycling, tennis and athletics. “The programme aims to bring the kids to match standard and place them in teams that are entered in school fixtures and ann...

Examining the predictive value of Evalex20

At Evalex we do continuous research into the psychometric properties of our full range of assessment systems. What follows is a report on one of our research projects. This one examines the predictive validity of the Evalex20 behavioural system. The reason why most organisations choose to do some form of assessment (be it cognitive, personality, EQ, business competencies or any other construct) is to assess th...