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    Detailed article by McKinsey that sets out 4 things they believe businesses need to concentrate on to advance ‘HR as a hard-edged function capable of understanding the drivers of strategy and deploying talent in support of it’.

    The CEO's guide to competing through HR

    Frank Bafaro, Diana Ellsworth, Neel Gandhi on McKinsey

    Technological tools provide a new opportunity for the function to reach its potential and drive real business value. A leading US healthcare company was struggling recently to recruit more nurses and ... Read »

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    Company cultures need to constantly adapt to changing economies and industries. Getting that culture to begin to move, starts with the organisation’s leaders.

    Change Your Leaders To Change Your Culture

    Jack Zenger on Forbes

    How would you describe the culture of your organization? Some might say, "It's the smell of the place, or, “It’s how things are done around here." Research done on culture and organizational perfo... Read »

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    Don’t change your job because you’ve had a Christmas holiday epiphany

    Henrik Brabrand on LinkedIn

    Headhunters are generally quite busy after the holidays since executives have taken a well-deserved break to celebrate Christmas with their families - and to think. Read »

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    How can accomplished executives be sure that all they know doesn’t limit what they can imagine? Bill Taylor, co-founder of Fast Company, reflects on the habits of mind that drive leaders to create the future.

    The 4 Kinds of Leaders Who Create the Future

    Bill Taylor on Harvard Business Review

    Alan Kay, the educator and computer designer, famously declared, “The best way to predict the future is to invent it.” But what does it take to invent the future in such a turbulent and uncertain ... Read »

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    Mindfulness @work

    Sandeep Chitale on TRANSEARCH International Australia

    Increasingly organisations are looking at mindfulness training to boost productivity and lower stress. Sandeep Chitale, the author of this article, has been a senior leader in the in the areas of Shar... Read »

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    Tiffany Hardy presents 3 ways executives with stellar resumes fall short in job search execution, and explains strategies to overcome these shortfalls.

    3 Ways Executives With Brilliant Resumes Fall Short

    Tiffany Hardy on BlueSteps

    Most of the professionals I come into contact with as an executive resume writer are exceptionally talented individuals. They are master business strategists, breakthrough innovators, quality visionar... Read »

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    The nuances of effective feedback

    Sylvie Carter on The Slade Report

    One of the most important skills we can all acquire is the gift of masterful feedback, both giving it and receiving it. When you create a positive mindset for ongoing feedback in all its forms, you cr... Read »

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    How do we foster excellence within our organisations, while managing our businesses through a world of disruptors? Bill Sakellaris reviews this year’s TRANSEARCH global conference on “Creating Tomorrow’s Business, Today”

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    Roma Grant, senior consultant at Slade Executive Recruitment, shares strategies for taking control of a work situation that left unchecked, can lead to long-term damage to our health and a reduced work/life balance.

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    Chris Swan, Managing Director for TRANSEARCH International, shares valuable executive career insights to help older workers avoid stereotypes, remain valued, and improve their chances for landing a new role. Chris also shares tips on using your enhanced experience as a positive.

    Ageism - Be a grown up and deal with it

    Chris Swan on BlueSteps

    Perfect timing! Here I was thinking about the topic of ageism in the workplace, when my wife suggested that we watch "The Intern." I was not familiar with the story, but I quickly noted the relevance. Read »

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