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...
Do you feel that you are currently at a professional standstill which requires immediate action to turn your career around? You are in luck, as the New Year is the perfect time to go in search for greener career pastures. Regardless of whether you...
Plenty of factors determine whether you will be fortunate in your job search. One of the most crucial ones, which many people are not aware of, is the season you decide to hunt for a job. Hiring seasons, or recruitment cycles as they are commonly...
Here you are; curled up on the sofa on New Year’s wondering how you can pave the way to a brighter career future in 2018. It is time to face the exciting reality of new beginnings. Read on to find out how to get started: Learn new things every day...
Can work be joyous? In case you think this is an oxymoron, it is time you get off the monotonous treadmill of your job and seek alternative paths of meaning on your journey toward career advancement and satisfaction. Here’s how; Identify what you do...
Working in HR is no walk in the park. It has never been and, frankly, neither will it ever be like shooting fish in a barrel. Between managing the human capital, tracking payroll, benefits and performance as well as ensuring employees remain engaged...
Being a good judge of character and managing people effectively are of the utmost importance when a person wants to pursue a career in HR. However, these skills are not sufficient in themselves; rather, they are the minimum requirement. In fact,...
A business is only as good as its people. Therefore, knowing who to hire to fulfil specific workforce needs is of utmost importance. To do so, HR is responsible for constantly improving their hiring and onboarding processes as well as their...
Employee turnover is a curse; not only does it hurt the morale of remaining employees, but -more importantly, it hurts the company’s bottom line. In fact, it can cost upwards of an employee’s salary to hire and train their replacement. To be fair,...

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