Talent management is important; not simply a task high enough on the list of priorities for the CEO to discuss and leave HR to deal with. It is not merely a box to tick; it is crucial and, according to our trendwatchers, it will inform some of the...
HR has bid 2017 farewell and has welcomed 2018 which is projected to enhance the role of technology in the function. Unlike previous years, technology will no longer be a means to an end, a way to streamline operations. Rather, it is expected to...
Sometimes, employee terminations cannot be avoided as the future growth of the business may rely heavily on weeding out problem employees. Employers should tread carefully in such situations however: employees should be fired gracefully,...
The rapidly transforming business landscape means that there are currently several human resource management challenges which will continue to evolve for years to come, regardless of the size of the business or the industry. Here are 10 of the most...
Have you ever wondered why so many influential leaders share common stand-out traits? One of the reasons is that they read the same books. Despite their hectic schedules, they always make time for reading the right books; ones that will allow them...
Each person’s reputation is critical to their success in business. Although one may argue that one’s work ethic and quality of work are more important, the truth is that how one’s peers perceive them is more likely to determine their future...
Strength is in unity and unified teams are the most powerful driving forces of growth. Building a culture which fosters a sense of belonging and common purpose in teams is what motivates them to aim for the stars and get there. Nevertheless, this...
For quite a while now, leadership gurus have been insisting that everyone can be a leader. Yet, despite the validity of this opinion, exceptional leadership skills are not acquired overnight. In fact, great leaders are creatures of habit and, as...
Ineffective managers are to an organization what the iceberg was to the Titanic; they bring it down, along with employee engagement, morale and revenue. Of course, no one has ever claimed that excellence at managing people is a walk in the park;...
Confucius’ immortalized wisdom, namely “choose a job you love and you will never have to work a day in your life”, is a trap; not because it is by any means false. Rather, it is premised on the erroneous assumption that we are capable of determining...

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