The Changing role of HR in Managing Change

As globalisation, economics and technology continue to transform the business environment, organisations will lean on their HR leaders to drive and manage successful change. According to SHRM, one third of HR professionals consider managing change and cultural transformation a critical […]

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Accelerate Emerging and Existing Talent with Coaching

The impending retirement of Baby Boomers is placing tremendous pressure on organisations to develop employees into qualified leaders at a faster rate than ever before. In a study conducted by Human Capital Institute and the University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler […]

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Get your Hiring Strategies ready for the Holidays

Get your Hiring Strategies Ready for the Holidays With a strengthening economy, increasing consumer spending and declining unemployment, experts predict this year’s holiday sales season in the USA will be a strong one1. In preparation, retailers in the USA are […]

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Improve your Talent Acquisition Process

7 Talent Acquisition Mistakes to Avoid A bad hire is not just bad for business—it can be very costly as well. International talent management experts estimate the average cost of a poor hiring decision to be equal to 30% or […]

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The Multigenerational Workforce

Managing a Multigenerational Workforce For the first time in modern history, the workforce is composed of four generations of employees–Traditionalists (born before 1946), Baby Boomers (born between 1946-1965), Generation X (born between 1966 and 1980) and Generation Y/Millennials (born between […]

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Leadership for Rapid Growth

Three Talent Must-Haves in a Rapid Growth Environment As companies reach various stages—from start-up to rapid growth to maturity—the needs of the organisation evolve dramatically. Leadership behaviour also needs to keep pace with change. A Rapid Growth stage in particular […]

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Workforce Analytics for Groups

5 Steps to Drive Team Performance using Analytics: Organisations across industries are increasingly adopting team-based structures and linking organisational and managerial objectives to team goals. As early as 2001, 81% of Fortune 500 companies were building at least partially team-based […]

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Managing Culture Change

3 Steps to a Successful Culture Change. Zappos. Apple. Ikea. What do these three iconic brands have in common? Each has built a passionate corporate culture that drives exceptional business results. Corporate culture is the collection of an organisation’s unique […]

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Mergers, Acquisitions and Restructuring

The challenges of Change: Managing the People side of Mergers & Acquisitions In today’s competitive marketplace, mergers, acquisitions and corporate restructures are among the fastest ways to increase market share and stakeholder value. This year, PWC’s Annual Global CEO Survey […]

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Constructing a job description

3 Steps to Job Design using Analytic Tools The key component to finding the best talent is to understand what you are looking for. Start with a well-constructed job description and the use of job analytic tools. The three-step process […]

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