The secrets to happiness at work: results from a global study

  A recent multi-national study surveyed over 23,000 employees to find out what makes them happier and more engaged at work… The study, conducted by the IBM Smarter Workforce Institute in partnership with Globoforce’s WorkHuman® Research Institute, gathered data from 45 countries
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How to guide: dealing with social desirability in assessments

  A common question from clients and recruiters is “what do I do if my candidate(s) show evidence of social desirability?” This article helps you to consider this situation from the angle of the assessment itself and the interview process.   What is
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7 Attributes of learning agile employees

Learning agility is the ability to quickly develop new effective behaviour based on new experiences. This ability has a direct impact on an individual’s performance and behaviour at work. Below are seven important attributes, some or all of which are
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Getting to the top and staying there: what makes a successful leader?

  On a recent visit to KZN I was fortunate enough to touch base with some friends and colleagues for an afternoon catch up. Of this group of individuals, I am the only one that works within the traditional human resources
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Millennials in the workplace: results from the 2017 survey

Results from the Deloitte Survey for 2017 show a change in Millennial’s attitudes amongst increased global instability… Standout findings Politics and economic outlook are key areas of concern Economic and political concerns have increased over the past few years. Interestingly, the current survey
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Infographic: identifying competing competencies

We've put together an infographic on the five competency pairs, and how they may conflict with one another. When assessing an individual on these competencies for selection or development, it is difficult to expect a person to score highly on
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Best practices for creating a competency profile

A well-designed competency job profile creates a solid foundation for the assessment of role potential and performance… Competencies - sets of related behaviours, skills and abilities - form the building blocks of an effective talent management strategy. In order to use
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Understanding the HFMtalentindex competency library

  Getting the best out of your competency framework:  A comprehensive competency framework is the foundation of any successful talent management strategy, providing a standardised method of measuring the behaviour, skills and KPIs of job applicants and incumbents at all points of
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The secrets to happiness at work: results from a global study
2017-04-19

A recent multi-national study surveyed over 23,000 employees to find out what makes them happier and more engaged at work…

How to guide: dealing with social desirability in assessments
2017-04-07

Here’s how to deal with a selection scenario in which your candidates show evidence of social desirability...

7 Attributes of learning agile employees
2017-03-22

What distinctive attributes characterise an employee with high learning agility...?

Getting to the top and staying there: what makes a successful leader?
2017-03-10

To remain at the summit, it is absolutely critical to possess both learning agility and emotional intelligence in managing one’s self and others...

Millennials in the workplace: results from the 2017 survey
2017-03-01

Results from the Deloitte Survey for 2017 show a change in Millennial’s attitudes amongst increased global instability…

Infographic: identifying competing competencies
2017-02-17

When building a competency profile, it is important to take note of these competing competencies...

Best practices for creating a competency profile
2017-02-07

A well-designed competency job profile creates a solid foundation for the assessment of role potential and performance…

Understanding the HFMtalentindex competency library
2017-02-01

Getting the best out of your competency framework...

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