During the recruitment and selection process, an HR professional’s job is to gauge the suitability of a potential hire against a set of crucial skills and qualities which are deemed necessary to perform well in a given role. At WorkForce, we...
  How is it possible for an individual who has all the potential and the tools at their disposal to successfully lead, to go off the rails? Is there a turning point in leadership which both aspiring and seasoned leaders need to be mindful of?...
It is disheartening to see young, educated individuals flunk at the career opportunity of a lifetime because they have entered the interview woefully unprepared. This is why WorkForce has decided to revisit the topic of interview preparation for all...
Nowadays, there is general consensus regarding employees who are valued by their employer: they will go above and beyond for the company and are infinitely more likely to hold themselves accountable for their contributions.  In view of this, more...
Written by: Pauline Shahabian, Recruitment Consultant, WorkForce Cyprus   With a growing number of offshore companies setting up office in Cyprus, as well as the mounting need of talent who derive from an international background, employers seem to...
The term “leader” is derived from the ancient Norse word laedwhich means to determine the course of a ship. In this sense, leaders have traditionally been perceived as the proverbial captains of the ship, those who command and direct. This view...
Organizations pay a lot of attention on establishing an effective internship program and selecting the right interns who can be trained and contribute to the bottom line. There is, however, an important aspect which is often overlooked; interns are...
Employees hate performance evaluations. Unsurprisingly, employers hate them too. So is there any reason to keep this outdated practice? The jury is still out on this, but it might help if we gave performance reviews a performance review. According...
In the quicksand of the current economic landscape it is now more urgent than ever for leaders to increase their leverage in the market and gain competitive advantage. Failure to do so may result in their replacement by a more capable aspiring...
What a company does to welcome new hires plays a monumental role in how quickly they will fit in as well as how long they are likely to remain with the company. What happens when your new employees are not going to physically clock in, however? What...

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