|Three-book giveaway |
|Three-book giveawayIn Change Anything, the New York Times bestselling authors of Crucial Conversations and Influencer show us that, while we might have a lot less control over our behaviour than we think, we can affect the influences that govern our behaviour.|
With a clearer understanding of the science behind personal change,...
|Identify mobility capital potential leaders |
|Identify mobility capital in potential leaders|
EUGENE BURKE EXPLAINS TO ALAN HOSKING HOW FUTURE LEADERS CAN BE IDENTIFIED FOR GLOBAL CHALLENGES.
PROFILE Eugene Burke is Chief Science and People Intelligence Officer of talent assessment and people intelligence provider SHL (www.shl.com), and has worked with clients across Asia, Europe and North America in...
|Employer branding proves its value to the c-suite |
|Employer branding proves its value to the c-suite|
A STRONG EMPLOYER BRAND IS BECOMING CRITICAL FOR BUSINESS SUCCESS.
BRETT MINCHINGTON MBA
IInterestingly, but importantly, Employer Brand International’s (EBI) latest global study shows CEOs (13 percent) and the executive team (15 percent) have taken on significantly more responsibility for the employer brand strategy. This compares to only one percent...
|You can change anything |
|You can change anything|
GETTING PERSONAL WITH PERFORMANCE IMPROVEMENT
Are your direct reports in need of a career makeover? Do you ask them to step it up every single performance review? Does there seem to be a disconnect between an employee wanting to improve and his or her ability to actually make...
|Good leadership yesterday, today and tomorrow |
|Good leadership yesterday, today and tomorrow|
PATRICK LOWERY, GROUP HEAD OF ASSET OPTIMISATION AT ANGLO AMERICAN, ASKS TOM PETERS ABOUT FUTURE LEADERS AND LEADERSHIP STYLES EMERGING NOW.
PROFILE Tom Peters is co-author of In Search of Excellence – the book that changed the way the world does business and often tagged as the...
|Employment deal for the 21st century |
|Employment deal for the 21st century|
THE CORPUS OPERIS PEOPLE CHARTER PROVIDES AN OPPORTUNITY FOR EMPLOYERS TO ARTICULATE THEIR OWN DEAL.
When you hear about companies ruthlessly laying off loyal employees it feels wrong. Yet, when you hear about companies saddled with lazy employees who cannot be fired, it also feels wrong. When we...
|Engage talent through total reward |
|Engage talent through total reward|
REWARD HAS BECOME MORE THAN JUST ABOUT THE MONEY.
Reward, for many years, meant getting paid a salary plus benefits merely for arriving at work and perhaps a bonus, either guaranteed or for performance. This was usually set using a sizing methodology or job evaluation system. Over the...
|Creative ways to get, keep and motivate talent |
|Creative ways to get, keep and motivate talentCONTROL COSTS WHILST STILL ATTRACTING, RETAINING AND MOTIVATING SKILLS.|
WWith many European countries and the USA still trapped with fiscal debt, the road to recovery does not seem to have an end in sight. Companies are struggling to show similar growth rates to those experienced prior to 2008....
|Understanding the difference between leadership and management |
|Understand the difference between leadership and management|
COMPARING LEADERSHIP AND MANAGEMENT IS LIKE COMPARING APPLES WITH ORANGES.
Over many years, the “Leadership versus Management” debate has raged on, with numerous comparative and conflicting views.
So, let’s look at the cold facts and examine the areas of commonality:
v They both focus on the effective...
|Manage your skills shortage |
|Manage your skills shortage|
WITH SKILLS IN SHORT SUPPLY, COMPANIES CAN DO A NUMBER OF THINGS TO OVERCOME THE SHORTAGE.
One on the biggest challenges organisations face today is attracting and retaining skilled resources, and this challenge resides on the doorstep of the HR team whose ambit it is to assist line...
|Flexible working requires trust and technology |
|Flexible working requires trust and technology|
DRIVE THE DEBATE IN THE DIRECTION OF USING TECHNOLOGY TO ENABLE YOUR TALENT TO WORK FLEXIBLY.
Are businesses leading the charge towards the world of flexible work, with larger companies lagging behind? All the evidence seems to suggest just that, according to a recent study in Europe....
|Court orders promotion of police captain |
|Court orders promotion of police captain|
EMPLOYER FAILS TO MAKE AN APPOINTMENT ON
THE BASIS OF RACE.
DR BRIAN VAN ZYL
The labour court, in Solidarity obo Barnard v SA Police Services (2010) 21 (14) SALLR 1 (LC), recently had an opportunity to consider the following important issue:
(a) in a scenario...
|Immigration law still a HR funtion |
|Immigration law still a HR function|
IMMIGRATION LAW IS A RAPIDLY CHANGING ARENA THAT IMPACTS ON HOW SKILLED TALENT IS MANAGED
Ten years ago with the launch of South Africa’s top HR magazine, HR Future, I was asked by the Editor to motivate why an immigration specialist attorney should be writing about Immigration Law...
|Domino effect of strikes |
|Domino effect of strikes|
NO-ONE COMES OUT OF THE STRIKE SEASON UNSCATHED.
II never had an interest in dominos. A domino set typically consists of rectangular tiles, with a number of black spots, divided by a thin line. The back of each domino cannot be distinguished from another domino in the set....
|How are your lenses? |
|How are your lenses?|
ACCEPT THAT THE WORLD IS CHANGING AND CHANGE YOUR LENSES TO VIEW THINGS CLEARLY.
One of my favourite examples of how things have changed in the way we view the world is an article titled “The good wife’s guide” which appeared in the Housekeeping Monthly magazine published in...