Working in HR is no walk in the park. It has never been and, frankly, neither will it ever be like shooting fish in a barrel. Between managing the human capital, tracking payroll, benefits and performance as well as ensuring employees remain engaged...
Being a good judge of character and managing people effectively are of the utmost importance when a person wants to pursue a career in HR. However, these skills are not sufficient in themselves; rather, they are the minimum requirement. In fact,...
A business is only as good as its people. Therefore, knowing who to hire to fulfil specific workforce needs is of utmost importance. To do so, HR is responsible for constantly improving their hiring and onboarding processes as well as their...
Employee turnover is a curse; not only does it hurt the morale of remaining employees, but -more importantly, it hurts the company’s bottom line. In fact, it can cost upwards of an employee’s salary to hire and train their replacement. To be fair,...
What do Steve Jobs, Elon Musk and Jeff Bezos have in common? Apart from building multi-billion empires from virtual scratch and forging new ideas and products that shape the way we live today, they have also ascended to the top through a set of...
Measuring team member performance is one of the cornerstones of corporate growth and employee development. Nevertheless, organizations are sometimes unsure about which metrics are the most crucial to quantify. Roughly speaking, the effectiveness of...
When a truly great leader sets foot in a room, the electric charge is so palpable that few people remain unaffected. Highly effective leaders are the lighthouse, the anchor and a driving force for their people. Some of them were fortunate enough to...
Oh, the struggle of putting together a decent CV! It overcomes most job seekers with dread and self-doubt. Some may even be dissuaded from pursuing an opportunity because they have no idea how they should write a CV that proves they are employable....
You must know at least one person who has taken on a career role either by chance or due to fear of the unknown. They may be able to earn a living but they are withering away in a hardly fulfilling or altogether dead-end job. If your career...
If you have a job that offers a decent living and comes with a fairly harmless group of colleagues, the odds are that you may not even be contemplating changing your job. Do you know why? It’s because you are content with what you have and, believe...

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