Lack of Leadership is Holding Canadian Organizations Back

Succession planning, investment in development and ability to communicate identified as top three gaps
EDMONTON, Alberta - May 28, 2020 - PRLog -- Today, Psychometrics Canada, a leader in pre-employment and talent measurement, released their 2020 People Trends report.  The report, based on responses from over 300 organizations discusses the critical people issues being faced today. The top three issues identified by HR professionals as critically important were: leadership development, employee engagement and employee development.  The largest problem was found in leadership. How leaders are chosen, their development process, and the ways they communicate with their employees.

One of the report authors, Psychometrics' Lead Psychologist, Shawn Bakker said, "the lack of investment in first time leaders is a huge gap that leaves behind a wake of issues as those individuals progress through the organization and their career."

The 2020 People Trends Report examines seven people challenges Canadian organizations struggle with:

·        Managing Change
·        Succession
·        Developing Leaders
·        Diversity and Inclusion
·        Career Development
·        Identifying Talent and Potential
·        Workplace Conflict

The complete Psychometrics People Trends 2020 report can be accessed here:

About Psychometrics Canada: Psychometrics Canada ( has been providing assessment tools and consulting services for the selection and development of people in business, government and education since 1976. The company works with more than 4000 clients around the world including 84 of the top 100 companies in Canada. They have won the HR Reporter Readers' Choice Award for Employee Assessment every year since 2016.

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