Geoff Slade, Chairman at Slade Group, shares what he’s learnt after half a century of launching, building and selling businesses.
- 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 »
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.
As an executive recruitment consultant, Laurie Serafini is constantly observing behaviours. Here are his business and life lessons from observing Roger Federer.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 »
Candidate’s often ask us “Can I make it?”. Stuart Carruthers has some tips for those looking for ‘more’ in their careers.
39 companies that are recognised as excellent employers share their employee retention strategies.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 »
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’.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 »
Company cultures need to constantly adapt to changing economies and industries. Getting that culture to begin to move, starts with the organisation’s leaders.
Candice Lewis has made it a personal mission, from now until Christmas, to not utter any of those tired icebreaker one-liners. What personal development mission are you setting your sights on?Candice Lewis on The Slade Report
I’m currently completing a Ross Clennett Program – Leadership Coaching for High Performance (highly recommended, BTW). As part of my homework, I explored some of Ross’s previous blog articles as... Read »
Companies are realising how important talent management is to the future growth of their company. Henrik Brabrand, CEO TRANSEARCH International A/S, explains why hiring the right talent is crucial.Henrik Brabrand on LinkedIn
Hiring the right talent is crucial for the success of your business, right? So, why are you not working to get the best in-house recruiters onboard? I know... You probably think I am just another grum... Read »
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.