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Wednesday, November 18 • 11:00 - 11:45
Positive Psychology and the Future of Assessments & Learning: Latest Developments for the HR Practioner

Our research shows that companies in the GCC spend an average of USD 19,395 per graduate and USD 33,200 per leader annually towards learning and development. A majority of this budget is spent on developing soft skills such as communication and team-work. However, recent developments in positive psychology have proven that assessing and developing attributes such as grit, resilience, self-efficacy and positive mindset are absolutely crucial for your workforce, both for nationals and expats. This engaging session by leading experts David Jones & Radhika Punshi will showcase the latest research and practice of strengths-based approaches to psychometric assessment and learning. A session not-to-be-missed. 


Speakers
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David Jones

Managing Director, The Talent Enterprise
David is a Co-Founder and the Managing Director at The Talent Enterprise. With a background in labour market economics, David has over 23 years of work experience spanning consulting and line HR in Europe & the Middle East. He has recently co-authored a book on the talent landscape... Read More →
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Radhika Punshi

Director of Innovation, The Talent Enterprise
Radhika is the Consulting Director at The Talent Enterprise. As an HR professional and organisational psychologist, she has lived and worked in the GCC region for over 12 years. Her prime focus is on nationalisation and local talent development, with an emphasis on gender and youth... Read More →


Wednesday November 18, 2015 11:00 - 11:45
Seminar Room 2