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Harrison Assessments - just do it

Just DO it!

“I HATE my work!” How successful do you think someone will be at a job who says this? “I don’t care if you hate it, just do it”. How long will this company be operating if this is the most often said comment from the team leader? The Harrison Assessment’s Paradox Theory predicates that performance…

Mini Napoleon

Mini Napoleon

Do you have a Mini Napoleon employee in your midst? Almost every organisation has experienced some form or another of a Toxic Employee; someone who, whether consciously or subconsciously, disrupts or hinders the advancement of productivity in the workplace. Also known as “walking liabilities”, they say things and they do things that make them a…

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The Emotional Moody

Do you have an “Emotional Moody” type person working for you? Almost every multiple employee organisation today has experienced some form or another of a “Bad Apple” employee; someone who, whether consciously or subconsciously, disrupts or hinders the advancement of productivity in the workplace. One type of bad apple is the “Emotional Moody”. Characteristics: Temperamental…

Missing a Step in the Hiring Process

Missing a Step in the Hiring Process

You place an opening on a job board to find the professional employee. This is considered time and money well spent since the position you are filling takes skill and requires a substantial amount of training and investment. But what do you do with the applicants? How do you know from the CV and their…

Who are your HIPO's

Who are your HIPO’s?

No, I do not have a typo. I am not talking about those big somewhat lovable yet dangerous animals that frequent the waters… the hippos. HIPO’s… High Potential Candidates. Those job applicants or current employees in your midst that are the potential proactive earners, the successes, the gems. You can’t tell just by looking at them. They…

Improving Accountability within the Workplace

Improving Accountability within the Workplace

Forbes Magazine published an article on Accountability titled, “7 Ways to Build Accountable Organizations“. Within the article, the author posses the question: Where do you need to invest your time and attention to build an environment of accountability? This is a question many organizations ask themselves and consistently struggle to find the answer. A significant…

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Manager vs Leader? What’s the difference?

What is the difference between leadership and management? The main difference between leaders and managers is that leaders have people follow them while managers have people who work for them. Leaders are often described as setting the visions and direction whilst managers carry out the doing. We don’t all work in massive organisations where we…

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5 Sure Fire Ways to Spot Leadership Talent in Your Business

Whenever an employee leaves, they will take with them a wealth of knowledge, skills and experiences that support both the current and future success of your business. Assessing your existing employees now and preparing them for leadership roles will enable you to have a pipeline of employees who are ready to be promoted into more…