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    Making the Leap to a New Executive Job or Industry

    Louise Garver on BLuseSteps

    If you're ready to make the transition to a new job or a new industry, a resume or CV revamp is imperative, and a vital document in your career marketing toolkit to pursue your new role. However, bewa... Read »

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    “The biggest misconception about innovation is that it’s about ideas. It’s not. It’s about solving problems. So the first step to building an innovative team is to hire people interested in the problems you need to solve. If there is a true commitment to a shared mission, the ideas will come.”
    – Greg Satell on Harvard Business Review https://hbr.org/2018/02/4-ways-to-build-an-innovative-team

    4 Ways to Build an Innovative Team

    Greg Satell on Harvard Business Review

    One of the most common questions I get asked by senior managers is “How can we find more innovative people?” I know the type they have in mind — someone energetic and dynamic, full of ideas and ... Read »

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    1 in 5 Highly Engaged Employees Is at Risk of Burnout

    Emma Seppala, Julia Moeller on Harvard Business Review

    Dorothea loved her new workplace and was highly motivated to perform. Her managers were delighted with her high engagement, professionalism, and dedication. She worked long hours to ensure that her st... Read »

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    Shaunagh McEvoy, Practice Lead – Business Support at Slade Group, distils the Glassdoor 50 Most Common Interview Questions into a top 20 list to give you the best chance of success in preparing for an interview.

    Your next job interview: How to present the best version of you

    Shaunagh McEvoy on The Slade Report

    No matter how experienced you are, interviewing for a new role can be a stressful experience. Pressure from your current job (if you are working) and whatever else is going on in your life, such as fa... Read »

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    James Cassidy explains the importance of the talent acquisition process in terms of ensuring cultural fit. James applies his own experiences working for Samsung, and the efforts he spent on employee relations and retention; in particular in a Senior HR managerial role in Recruitment and Retention of foreign employees. A thoroughly fascinating read.

    Assessing Cultural Fit at Samsung

    James Cassidy on LinkedIn

    I can still remember speaking with a Korean friend after finishing an arduous panel interview at Samsung in the Summer of 1995. I had been attending a Korean language summer program at Yonsei Universi... Read »

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    A new study from Kronos highlights how “onboarding is a critical weakness for a majority of organizations that stalls new hire momentum and threatens to disengage enthusiastic employees during their crucial first weeks on the job”. What are you doing to buoy the success of your leaders? Does your onboarding program exemplify the culture of your organisation? How does your engagement set the tone for success and the longevity of your best leaders?

    HR's Big Challenge for 2018: Fix New Hire Onboarding

    on Kronos

    According to a new study from Kronos Incorporated, onboarding is a critical weakness for a majority of organizations that stalls new hire momentum and threatens to disengage enthusiastic employees dur... Read »

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    “By creating a culture that empowers your team, you’re building an adept team that can function creatively and independently. You’re ultimately building a team that doesn’t need you. And that’s the right idea.”

    ‘Build a team that doesn’t need you’ and other counterintuitive strategies to succeed as a manager

    Kevin Stuart on GitPrime

    Your primary target as a leader is to advance your organization's goals. Obviously. But you're also working with a team of human beings who have their own needs within the company and outside of it. Read »

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    39 companies that are recognised as excellent employers share their employee retention strategies.

    Employee Retention Strategies: 39 Companies’ Key Methods for Retaining Talent

    Peter Banerjea on Time Doctor

    It's a troubling moment, isn't it? When a valued employee tells you that he or she has found a better opportunity? Employee retention is one of the biggest challenges that companies are facing today. Read »

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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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