Elephant in the Room

Posted on: 05 October 2017

In the wild there are two types of elephant, the African and the Indian, they can appear indistinguishable to the untrained eye. In Leadership Teams there are also often two elephants and although distinguishable they are often not openly identified and dealt with due to uncertainty over how to address them - these are difficult issues and poor behaviour.

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Over-complicated roles are killing your business success

Posted on: 11 May 2017

Here’s a question: what are you growing your business around? We’re not talking about KPIs or long-term revenue goals here—we’re talking about the difference between growing a business around your current employees versus growing it around defined roles.

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Values or skill: Which is better for your business recruitment?

Posted on: 04 May 2017

Every time your company hires someone, you make a choice. From the initial application right through to the job offer itself, you are checking and rechecking the candidate’s qualifications, their background, their skills and their personality.

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How to curate a world-class team of employees

Posted on: 25 April 2017

The strength of any business are the people who work for you. You can have the best strategies, the best products, the best services, the best premises—but without the best employees, your enterprise is going nowhere.

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Your people are your biggest asset: Tips for retaining talent at your company

Posted on: 24 May 2016

In a crowded global market, your talent is your biggest differentiator. People with the right skills, attitude and drive to achieve are hard to come by, so when you find them, it’s in your best interest to keep them close.

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3 killer interview questions for time-poor ceos

Posted on: 21 April 2016

We've all been there. Asking your interviewees "what's your biggest weakness/strength" or asking them to describe their previous job by giving examples of what they did. Questions like this are common, however a tad bit outdated in today's recruitment market.

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Don't miss: top tips for setting and keeping a recruitment budget

Posted on: 23 February 2016

Hiring for a vacancy is hard enough, let alone considering the costs that stack up when hiring through recruiters. Here are some pointers on how to assess your needs and set and keep to a recruitment budget, especially when working with recruiters.

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5 clever ways to recruit right

Posted on: 09 February 2016

One of the top headaches for business owners is how to recruit right, more specifically: finding the right people to fill available positions. According to Manpower’s 2015 Talent Shortage Report, 32% of employers report facing difficulties in filling jobs.

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How to dodge the biggest recruitment mistakes

Posted on: 04 February 2016

How can you avoid the biggest recruitment mistakes? The below tips should put you in a good place to hire well.

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7 tricks to recruit on a tight budget

Posted on: 02 February 2016

Recruiting is not always a straightforward process but having an idea about how much time you’re willing to spend on the hiring process, and how much you’re willing to fork out financially, is beneficial when you have to make tough decisions.

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