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 So is there any reason to keep this outdated practice?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...
Increased employee turnover is universally detrimental for organizations. Not only does it negatively reflect on a company’s reputation but it also hinders growth by compromising performance and goal attainment as well as skyrocketing costs. We are...
In the past, one major aspect of HR’s role was to gather and log employees’ personal and professional information. Nowadays, the tide of technology has reached HR's shores and is carrying it into deeper waters where it can analyze data to become...
What more can you do to earn a coveted seat at the executive table and become an insider in strategic decision-making processes? After all, as a department, HR is responsible for managing and maximizing an organization’s most valuable asset- its...

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