Think of HR as the human brain. Let’s allow the metaphor to unfold and assume that the left hemisphere of the HR brain is responsible for administrative work, namely managing HR data. The right hemisphere, on the other hand, deals with strategizing...
Effective time management is one of the most valuable skills across sectors and industries, and perhaps the single most important predictor of goal attainment in all aspects of life. Therefore, it could be nothing but relevant to the role of a...
Pauline Shahabian, Recruitment Consultant, WorkForce Cyprus writes   Putting aside the notion that all motivational speeches and messages are clichéd and overused, one can find true value at the core of this advice – albeit, more often than not,...
Managing employees is anything but a walk in the park. It can be draining, frustrating and sometimes even in vain. For all current and aspiring leaders, the search for the perfect management practices is worryingly reminiscent of a crusade in search...
Providing constructive feedback is at the heart of personal and professional development as well as business growth. It should, then, come as no surprise that when positive reinforcement is part of a business culture, both the employees and the...
  Pauline Shahabian, Recruitment Consultant, WorkForce Cyprus writes:   There comes a time in our professional lives where we have to choose between staying at our current employment and exploring a fresh opportunity. While the first option ensures...
Nowadays, the corporate world is striving to keep innovation at the core of its goals and values. However, many managers are frustrated by the following challenging analogy: the more a company grows the more difficult it becomes to stay innovative....
Several traditional HR practices have already fallen – or are currently falling – into obsolescence mainly due to their ineffectiveness.  We feel that anonymity in employee feedback should suffer the same fate as its performance has not been as...
One of the key characteristics that top-ranking organizations around the world share, is a strong employment brand. In fact, a good employment brand is what usually construes companies as good employers in the minds of job applicants. In the search...
For most of us, the day of an interview is, in many ways, equivalent to the proverbial judgment day. Such “judgment” could take the form of tests we may have to sit as part of the recruiting process. Now shrug the anxiety off and read on to find how...

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