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Where will your next LEADER come from?

The recent Great Recession caused companies to cut a lot of middle management jobs. The cuts were viewed as necessary by many organisations for them to remain in business. The duties of the middle managers were spread out to the people above and below them. We are now in a different problematic time, with the…

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Watch out for Mondays – Happiness at work

Can Happiness at your job affect your health? Watch out for Mondays. Dr. Stephen Sinatra answered the question, “Why do more heart attacks and sudden deaths occur on Monday than on any other day of the week?” “According to researchers, an ‘outpouring’ of stress hormones, such as cortisol and adrenaline, occurs within working people on…

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Award-Winning Job Suitability Assessment Revolutionises Personality Testing

Personality testing is increasingly popular due to the importance of understanding how an employee or job candidate will behave. Since poor performance has been usually related to behavioural issues, measuring job behaviour is essential. However, most personality tests are very general, usually measuring only 5-10 personality factors which are used for every job. In contrast,…

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Suitability Tell

Most people who fill out a job application don’t come with billboard signs, banners or instructions. They are also not 100% sure of what they want in a job. So how can you tell if someone is suitable for a particular position? Suitability/behavioural factors are more difficult to assess because, unlike eligibility factors, there is…

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Turnover- The Ants are Fleeing the Colony

“Why is everybody leaving?” he said as he stomped into the office. “In the last four weeks we’ve lost two of our best middle managers and I just heard through the rumour mill we are going to lose two more!” Is this a familiar scene? People don’t leave jobs, they leave people. The costs of…

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Employee Engagement – How is it measured?

A hot buzzword around the corporate water cooler is “Employee Engagement.” So exactly what does employee engagement mean? Employee engagement is that elusive term regarding how “hard” or “motivated” or “committed” someone is to the company, their individual job, a particular project or an activity the employee is required to make. How involved are they?…

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Have You Made a Bad Hire?

Have you hired the wrong person? Fixing that bad hire can become a very expensive repair. Research shows that hiring the wrong person cost companies far more than the employee’s annual salary. It’s crucial that companies take the time and invest in a thorough interview process using proven assessment tools to find and match the…

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New Role of HR Manager: Hiring Success Management (HSM)

Hiring and development of good talent is getting a boost from more sophisticated data management. Forward thinking companies are now utilising more sophisticated software systems that use data science and predictive analytics to alleviate the menial work. This new breed of “smart” hiring software is fuelling an emerging category called hiring success management (HSM). As HSM…

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Crowd Pleasers

Crowd Pleasers- Is there one in your Employ? We’ve all seen them, some of us have worked with them and most of us can certainly identify a few of them. Those personality types that muck up the atmosphere at work and typically put a wrench in all productivity. Also known as “walking liabilities”, they say…

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Leaders Must Exhibit Adaptive Capacity in 2022

Dr Dan Harrison was recently published in HR Daily Advisor discussing the different demands on leaders in 2022 and how you need to embrace Adaptive Capacity to succeed in this uncertain environment. Read the original article here. The pandemic forced businesses to cope with unexpected change and create solutions on the fly. This flexibility will be…