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  • Syngenta: Accelerating the Development of Global Talent

    Case Studies

    Client Profile Industry Sector: Agrochemicals (Crop Protection and Seeds) Location: Worldwide The Challenge Syngenta have 28,000 employees and they operate in 90 countries around the world. a&dc has been working with their Research & Development (R&D) function for over a decade and last year we were asked to design a Career Development Centre (CDC) for three […]

  • Waterstones: Bookshop Manager Assessment Case Study

    Case Studies

      Client Profile Industry Sector: Retail Location: UK The Challenge In 2013 Waterstones began a company-wide consultation with around 560 management-level staff as it prepared for a restructure set to emphasise traditional shop floor bookselling. Branch Managers, Assistant Managers, General Managers and Deputy Managers entered into a consultation prior to restructuring the business around a new Bookshop Manager role […]

  • Land Securities: Talent Analytics

    Case Studies

    Our knowledge in the assessment and development market gives clients the confidence in the quality of our work. Read how we supported Land Securities in understanding and utilising the data from their assessment centres through talent analytics.   Client Profile Industry Sector: Property Location: UK The Challenge Land Securities had been working with BBP prior to its […]

  • The Science of Sifting: Enhancing Predictive Power

    Advice Guides

    The advice guide provides recommendations on how to enhance the predictive power of your assessment processes when it comes to sifting through high volumes of applicants.

  • Games Based Assessment: The Expert Guide

    White Papers

    Within the talent assessment space, Games Based Assessments (GBAs) have become one of the most talked about developments of recent years. In this white paper, we outline the key considerations for deploying GBAs as part of a selection programme, and provide accessible guidance for HR and talent professionals on where and how to introduce them […]

  • ZSL: Embedding a New Competency Framework

    Case Studies

    a&dc has built a strong reputation in the market. Find out how we helped ZSL create a 360 degree feedback questionnaire, built around the behaviours of their corporate framework.   Client Profile Industry Sector: Conservation Charity Location: UK The Challenge In 2015 ZSL launched their new competency framework – capturing and communicating for the first time a […]

  • Rydon Group: Benchmarking the strength

    Case Studies

    Benchmarking the strength of Rydon’s Construction Division talent pool against the LIVED® leadership framework   Client Profile Industry Sector: Construction Location: UK The Challenge With a view to succession planning, the Managing Director of Rydon’s Construction Division and senior colleagues commissioned a&dc to design and facilitate a rigorous, objective assessment and development centre process to give the […]

  • SIFT for Firefighter

    Case Studies

    a&dc adapts to shifts in the market, changing our approach to continually be cutting edge. Discover how we helped the Welsh Fire and Rescue Service select the right candidates from thousands of applications by using digital technology.    Client Profile Industry Sector: Emergency Services Location: Wales The Challenge These FRS had last been out to recruitment for […]

  • Royal Mail: Developing Assessor Confidence and Competence: A Data Driven Approach

    Case Studies

    Client Profile Industry Sector: Postal Services Location: UK The Challenge In early 2015, Royal Mail Group (RMG) identified a need to equip 800 hiring managers with the confidence and competence to make important recruitment decisions while recognising that recruitment and assessment aren’t core job skills for these managers. RMG partnered with a&dc to deliver this key […]

  • NGN: Identifying and maximising the involvement of talented staff in business strategy realisation

    Case Studies

    a&dc has built a strong reputation in the market. Find out how we helped Northern Gas Networks to identify and maximise the involvement of talented staff in realising their business strategy.   Client Profile Industry Sector: Energy distribution Location: UK The Challenge In 2010 NGN was rated the worst performing gas network for customer service. By 2015 […]