One of the challenges of improving diversity is to prevent individuals from self-deselection. People who think that a specific career path, role, or organization isn’t for them, even though they might have the talent. Improving diversity is a major objective of the Civil Service, an organization with an ambition to become the most inclusive employer in the United Kingdom by 2020.
In this article on GovTechLeaders.com, Managing R&D Consultant Ali Shalfrooshan explains how PSI Talent Measurement has created a series of multimedia Situational Judgement Tests (SJTs) for the Civil Service. Meeting the brief to create tests that are accessible and engaging for all candidates at the same time as exploring how someone is likely to behave in workplace situations similar to those they would encounter on the job.