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Workplace Test Cheating: A Victimless Crime? 

Questionmark’s research According to research conducted by Questionmark on US and UK businesses, test cheating is an issue keeping many people up at night.  And quite rightly too. With the consequences of test cheating extending far beyond the individual that commits the act and resulting in long-lasting damage, it’s understandable that L&D professionals have the … Continued

Problem Solving and Thinking Skills Assessments

Questionmark published the Thinking Skills assessment to help customers identify high-potential candidates regardless of their educational and professional background. The test puts the candidates through a time-bound challenge that will probe their problem-solving skills, as well as their ability to reflect critically on complex statements. They must answer 50 multiple-choice questions that illustrate typical problems … Continued

L&D: Why Assume When You Can Assess?

The benefit of assessments to your L&D program Assumption is often a dangerous thing; all too easy to do and often detrimental to base your decisions on. Because—in the same way you can’t assume people won’t cheat on a test because you’ve got the latest tech, or that an email sent with high importance will … Continued

ISO 30422: A New ISO Standard on Learning and Development

George Bernard Shaw famously and unfairly wrote: “He who can, does; he who cannot, teaches” A better and fairer quote from Lee Shulman paraphrasing the ancient Greek philosopher Aristotle is: “Those who can, do. Those that understand, teach.” Whatever your perspective, clearly teaching, training and learning is critical in the world of work. Every business … Continued

Court Ruling Requires Verifying Knowledge After Compliance Training

Is it good enough to run compliance training courses for employees? Or do you also have to check your workforce understand the training? A European court has just ruled that unverified training is insufficient to avoid compliance fines if a security breach happens. Here is the story. In July 2020, a personal customer of the Banca Transilvania, … Continued