Having to deal with problematic employees is virtually inevitable. There is always at least one employee who gives HR perpetual headaches. It could be because their performance is at a constant low, they cause unnecessary drama or they do not...
HR always finds itself in a perpetual race to keep up with new developments while also making the right decisions which can benefit an organization. One of its areas of focus is employee learning and development which, in many ways, can determine...
Leaders have been traditionally stereotyped as larger-than-life figures with a sense of self-importance which is much higher than average. Conversely, humility is not a virtue which is usually associated with them. Recent research, however, has...
Millennials are admittedly a generation of intensely competitive, driven and energetic individuals. They reportedly have a “go-getter” outlook to life which can add substantial value to an organization. Additionally, they have very clearly defined...
Recently, organizations have been focusing on establishing leadership development programs to address their corporate leadership needs. Nevertheless, this effort is not without challenges; a recent survey revealed that despite its success in...
The discussion on what makes a great leader is ongoing. What does it mean to lead people effectively and how can a leader stay at the top of their game? The answers to these questions are neither simple nor easy. Yet, one key quality great leaders...
Most recruiters have, at some point in their careers, been at odds with the hiring manager. Perhaps the shortlist of candidates reaching the hiring manager’s desk was not approved or maybe there seemed to be a general inability to communicate with...
One of the most important developments in HR has been the transitional shift in focus from conventional to mobile recruiting. In fact, it has become a game-changer, revolutionizing how HR locates, attracts and hires talent. When the issue of mobile...
Despite the fact that an increasing percentage of the active workforce decides to gender-transition while still working, there is scarce professional training on how HR officers can address the issue and provide support. Furthermore, although there...
Written by: Pauline Shahabian, Recruitment Consultant, WorkForce Cyprus    Gone are the days when hiring managers held all the power during a salary negotiation. Nowadays, where a talent shortage in certain industries is a serious epidemic, job...

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