Articles and readings

  • Is Workplace Coaching Worth the Investment?

    Workplace coaching works, as science demonstrates. Workplace coaching is a one-on-one form of learning and development. By focusing on the immediate needs of the manager, it promotes active learning. And indeed improves performance. Technical and leadership skills can be moderately improved. So as attitudes and motivation. But the greatest impact of coaching applies to individual […]

  • What Constitutes a “Serious” Psychometric Test?

    Gaining insight into people’s minds and making sound decisions. How can HR assess how current and potential employees think, feel and behave? Publishers of psychometric tests propose a vast array of products which measure personality and abilities. Many instruments offer easy-to-read colored reports, user-friendly digital platforms, and sometimes even an appealing game-format. But what is […]

  • Major Disruptors Demand Workforce Transformation

    How addressing the human dimension enables to survive. Are your current practices in hiring, training, motivating and retaining your employees preparing you for today and tomorrow’s challenges? Will your people’s competencies meet future clients’ needs, optimize company resources, and out-think the competition? What are you doing to promote a culture of agility and innovation ? […]

  • Promoting organizational health to contain incivility

      “The accumulation of thoughtless actions that leave employees feeling disrespected—intentionally ignored, undermined by colleagues, or publicly belittled by an insensitive manager—can create lasting damage that should worry every organization. [ ] The costs of incivility rise as employee stress levels increase.” Read more here from the McKinsey Quarterly, December 2016 Vicario Consulting proposes different solutions for preventing workplace […]