If You Aspire to Be a Great Leader, Be Present

  Some years ago, we worked with a director of a multinational pharma company who’d been receiving poor grades for engagement and leadership effectiveness. Although he tried to change, nothing seemed to work. As his frustration grew, he…

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Five Ways to Retain Best Performers at Work

  They are for keeps It is crucial for an organisation to retain its best performers, not least because they exceed their targets and inspire other colleagues, but also because they give the company an edge in its…

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Jaguar owner wants to hire women in India but fewer are working

  Jaguar Land Rover owner Tata Motors Ltd had just about 200 women on the shop floor three years ago. Now, it has 10 times that number and is looking to hire more. In socially conservative India, that…

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Employee mental health and social media

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    To combat the negative impact of social media employers should consider taking these steps Social media is a powerful tool that can be used positively for business and for leisure. However, research by Facebook has now…

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How to Save Time & Money on Hiring the Right Employees for Your Team

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No matter how much you spend on various aspects of your company or keep up with the latest technology and trends, your business will only be as good as your employees. All your staff, from the lowest rung…

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4 Ways to Define Leadership

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  Leadership critical to every company. Workers need someone to look to, learn from and thrive with. Every leader has their own style and strategy. Further, leadership styles and methods vary because of outside influences and personal challenges….

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Every leader wants an open organisation, but it’s tough when employees question every decision

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  Jim Whitehurst’s first brush with an open organisation was when he interviewed with Red Hat for the CEO post. “I had separate meetings with both the CEO and our general counsel and those conversations showed me that…

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Are Blind Interviews the Future of Recruiting?

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  Blind interviews I have read a couple of articles recently talking about the future of recruiting. A few of them mentioned blind interviews and how more and more, companies will remove identifiable data from resumes, applications and…

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Here’s How to Structure Your Interview Process to Maximize the Chances You’ll Make the Right Hire

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    Making a new hire requires a lot of time and effort—which is no big secret if you’re a recruiter! But it’s not just recruiters dedicating their resources to hiring: Everyone from hiring managers and potential team…

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Workplace Rejection: What must be done

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Whatever the rejection – big or small – the one thing that is common is that it always hurts. If this hurt is not addressed or attended to, it is very easy for one to go into a…

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