“When I was growing up my Dad said to me that I should enjoy my work as it’s where you spend most of your time in life.
I truly believe that if you focus on changing your approach to recruitment and development in your business, then you can create a workforce of happier, more productive employees improving your businesses customer service and your profitability.
So you’ll understand then, when I say my passion is to help people love their work; by helping you understand, select and keep the right people for your business.”
—Rebecca Stevens B.Sc. (Hons), MSc., C.Psychol, AFBPsS
Business Psychologist & Director
Rebecca Stevens is an award winning Chartered Psychologist with 17 years’ experience working with public and private sector companies. She launched Work Brighter in 2011 and has since consulted on recruiting solutions and people development for top employers including Asda, Coop, Coca Cola, E.ON, Npower, Northern Gas, Eversheds, Fujitsu, Siemens, Jaguar Land Rover, Sony Music, Hilton, Wates, Travis Perkins, Unilever, Royal Mail, British Embassy in Kosovo, Care Qualities Commission, Ofsted, Department for Work and Pensions and Greater Manchester Police.
Born in Kuala Lumper, Malaysia to RAF parents, Rebecca spent her childhood travelling the world which gave her a desire for wanting understand what makes people tick. But her first career was as a project manager for Thales helping building sonars for submarines and frigates before retraining as a business psychologist in 2001.
Rebecca is an Associate Fellow of the British Psychological Society Division of Occupational Psychology and registered as an Occupational Psychologist with the Health and Care Professions Council.
She is a self-proclaimed book worm who enjoys writing fictional stories, admiring impressionist artworks, laughing at comedy at the Edinburgh Fringe every year, watching modern ballet at the Lowry, playing the ukulele and piano (although not at the same time) and escaping from the rat race by getting away to the middle of nowhere in her classic campervan. She lives in the suburbs of Manchester with her partner Steve and their two cats, Florence and Dougal.
Some client organisations Rebecca has worked with include: E.ON, National Grid, Sellafield Ltd, United Utilities, Lloyds TSB, Barrett Homes, Royal Navy, British Army, Department for Work and Pensions (The Pensions Service, Law & Special Policy Group & Jobcentre Plus), HM Treasury, Home Office, Housing Ombudsman, Manchester City Council, London Borough of Ealing, London Borough of Havering, NHS Salford, Mid-Cheshire NHS Trust, Virgin Trains.
Rebecca is registered as a Practitioner Occupational Psychologist with the Health Professions Council, a Chartered Psychologist with the British Psychological Society Division of Occupational Psychology and Principal Member of the Association of Business Psychology.
Rebecca Stevens is a registered test user with The British Psychological Society Psychological Testing Centre for ability tests and specialist personality questionnaires including:
- Occupational Personality Questionnaire (OPQ)
- WAVE Personality Questionnaire
- Hogan Development Survey (HDS)
- Emotional Intelligence Development Survey
- 16PF personality questionnaire
- Myers Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI)
- Me2 Creativity Questionnaire
- Strengthscope and Strengthscope Team
Rebecca’s previous speaking engagements include:
- May 2011 Association of Business Psychologists Conference ‘A beginners guide to designing bespoke assessment exercises’
- May 2010 Association of Business Psychologists Conference ‘From Competencies to Strengths – A New Approach to Selection’
- January 2006 British Psychological Society Division of Occupational Psychology Conference ‘What do situational judgement inventories tell us?’
- January 2005 British Psychological Society Division of Occupational Psychology Conference ‘Gender and judgement – the potential for error in selection’
Linkedin:- Rebecca Stevens
From time to time we engage associate consultants to give the flexibility of scale for our clients projects and build a project team to meet your needs and timescales. We ensure these associate consultants are appropriately qualified and insured to deliver the right services for you.