Startup vs. Corporate: Choose Your Career Gig Wisely A few decades ago, your parents would have suffered a panic attack if you announced that you intended to work at a startup company. They would spit fire and use buzzwords such as stability,...
Unfortunately, too many businesses seem to go about hiring Project Managers in the wrong way. A rockstar project manager (PM) can ultimately make the difference between project success and failure, but more often than not, the knee-jerk tendency is...
Written by: Pauline Shahabian, Recruitment Consultant, WorkForce Cyprus   One’s emotional intelligence (EI) has long been a key determinant in the successful outcome of a job interview. The concept takes into account a person’s personal qualities,...
Charisma seems to be one of the most coveted transformational leadership attributes these days. However, research and empirical evidence suggest that exuding Steve-Job-like magnetism and being a front-line trooper all the time does not guarantee...
The very title may have caused a feeling of unease as it captures the ego-annihilating idea that, essentially, anyone can become a great leader, especially those who have –at some point in their careers – been followers. You may wonder –with a...
Although well-being programs are reportedly undisputed staples in modern workplaces, theory and practice are oceans apart. Organizations may have the best intentions at heart, but when participation is low it is hardly possible for any well-being...
Employee disengagement is one of the most detrimental corporate illnesses plaguing the modern workforce. While this phenomenon is often blamed on poor workplace relationships, the truth is that, usually, it is a symptom of poor alignment with an...
When start-ups embark on their journey to enter the business ecosystem, there are usually very few words to describe the gentle yet robust high permeating the workplace. More often than not, these high spirits are a result of an almost familial bond...
Unfortunately, HR is to a great extent still trapped in the 80s, when it was merely an administrative function primarily responsible for personnel management. Therefore, HR is, in some companies, not adequately business-oriented in the sense that...
Some organizations are opposed to the idea of outsourcing HR as they are unsure of its effectiveness or whether it can actually solve problems. However, despite the obvious dilemma before deciding to outsource at least some HR tasks, HR outsourcing...

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