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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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    Geoff Slade, Chairman at Slade Group, shares what he’s learnt after half a century of launching, building and selling businesses.

    Fifty years of business wisdom distilled into seven truths

    Business View on National Australia Bank

    Back in 1967, aged 21, Geoff Slade began his first recruitment agency. A couple of decades later he received an offer for the company he couldn’t refuse and sold it, moving on to become HR Director ... 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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    Part One featured advice on how to optimise your career documents. Here in part two, Amy Perrone focuses on advice on how to present yourself to executive recruiters and what to expect.

    How to Catch the Attention of Executive Recruiters: Part Two

    Amy Perrone on BlueSteps

    A strong relationship with executive recruiters is a key part of an executive career management strategy, although for many catching their attention seems like a daunting task. But, there are a number... Read »

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    As an executive recruitment consultant, Laurie Serafini is constantly observing behaviours. Here are his business and life lessons from observing Roger Federer.

    7 business and life lessons we can draw from Roger Federer’s #20grandslamwin

    Laurie Serafini on The Slade Report

    I've done a quick survey around the office and the streets at home, and guess what? I can honestly say I can't find anyone who doesn’t love Roger Federer (or who isn't pleased he just won the Austra... 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

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    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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    Amy Perrone focuses on 8 tips to catch a recruiter’s attention via your email, cover letter, and resume.

    How to Catch the Attention of Executive Recruiters: Part One

    Amy Perrone on BlueSteps

    A strong relationship with executive recruiters is a key part of an executive career management strategy, although for many catching their attention seems like a daunting task. But, there are a number... Read »

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    Candidate’s often ask us “Can I make it?”. Stuart Carruthers has some tips for those looking for ‘more’ in their careers.

    Can I make it? I should know.

    Stuart Carruthers on The Slade Report

    I often get asked by people who are looking for their next challenge, Can I make it? As an executive recruitment consultant, candidates approach me for all sorts of reasons: seeking career inspiratio... 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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