A very important meeting is held, and you’re not invited. At this meeting, a senior leader announces that since targets were not reached, 150 managers will be laid off, and the purpose of this meeting is to create a list identifying exactly who those people will be. The key question for you is, “How do you keep your name off… Read more →
Sourcing, engaging, and retaining talent is a universal global challenge. According to a recent global survey conducted by Deloitte, the International Society of Certified Employee Benefit Specialists, and the International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans, human resource professionals across the globe have continued to be challenged by attracting and retaining top talent. These data are congruent with other recent studies… Read more →
“Knowledge is knowing people” – Confucius Use the right assessment tools to help you better identify the right candidates or development needs. The following is a checklist to help you choose the right assessment tool for hiring and development planning.
All managers expected to carry out performance appraisals should have some training. Ideally this should not just be on the skills of performance appraisal (“how” to do it) but also on the reasons for performance appraisal (“why” we do it). Managers should understand how it fits into the wider strategic process of performance management and how the information and date… Read more →
A performance appraisal is an important part of performance management. In itself it is not performance management, but it is one of the range of tools that can be used to manage performance. Because it is most usually carried out by line managers rather than HR professionals, it is important that they understand their role in performance management and how… Read more →
Many organisations have switched to the behavioural interviewing technique when conducting job interviews because behavioural interviewing is able to make a more reliable prediction of future behaviour than traditional interviewing techniques. There have been several claims that behavioural interviewing is up to five times more predictive of future performance than traditional techniques. Many companies have switched to this technique for one simple… Read more →
While some old-fashioned credentials may still be important for certain positions, most important in all employees of the future will be their learning practices, relationship skills, ability to identify and seize opportunities to add value, and readiness to adapt continually. What should you be looking for when hiring new employees? Many employers are still using profiles they developed years or… Read more →