How to make your pre-employment screening super effective
Jun20

How to make your pre-employment screening super effective

Recruiting new people to join your company comes with many responsibilities and factors of which a hiring professional should be aware. It is necessary to get to know the individual as completely as you can before hiring him/her which is why pre-employment screening is a must. An employer’s viability depends on the employee’s quality and reliability. Effective pre-employment screening of an employee is a critical step in hiring...

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Artificial Intelligence Will Change Recruitment
Jun16

Artificial Intelligence Will Change Recruitment

As we enter the age of robotics and Artificial Intelligence (AI), let’s get prepared to encounter innovation, disruption and new business models very similar to what happened when the internet caught fire and led to the creation of many different ways of doing things. The chat bot market which would be part of the overall AI business which was US$113 million in 2015 is projected to grow at a CAGR (compound annual growth rate) of 27.8...

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Relevance, not survivorship
May26

Relevance, not survivorship

Own your role today  Take a good look at any online HR discussion forum and chances are you see the same issues being discussed. Jane has body odour issues – how should I address it effectively yet gently? How can I drive more engagement in my high-potential employees? How do I better manage change in my organisation in today’s turbulent world? What can I do to recover company property from employees who have been...

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Learning and Doing
Aug15

Learning and Doing

A Proactive Plan for Growth and Success  Learning cannot take place in a vacuum, which is one of the reasons transitioning from school to the workplace is difficult. There are things you can teach which make sense in theory. However, as those familiar with the knowing/doing gap are aware – that which you know is not always that which you do – some things are best learnt through experimentation, through doing and through...

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The Power of A Mentor

Understanding how mentoring provides value Old style leadership methods simply do not work as effectively as they have in the past. If we agree that we need to respect each person for what they bring and that you need to provide each person with a work environment in which they can grow in, both personally and professionally, then it stands to reason that leadership models which emulate mentoring techniques provide a better fit. Some...

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How to Grow Your Social Media Influence

Attitude and persistence.

If you need to sum it up, these are the two most critical things you need to have to transition from having a presence to becoming truly influential.

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Can We Truly Find Happiness At Work?

Happiness At Work Starts With You The pursuit of happiness in all the spheres of our lives appears a strong desire, regardless of culture language, gender or age. We are drawn to this eternal search like a moth to a flame.  It may seem necessary to ongoing survival yet this search also begs these questions – Can we truly find happiness? Is happiness an end unto itself or a by-product of our experience? Alex Kjerfulf says,...

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