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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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    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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    Pari Jhaveri, Senior Partner TRANSEARCH India, has been recently quoted in a piece by The Economic Times on how education companies are hiring aggressively to lure top talent into the education technology sector.

    With expansion plans, Ed-tech companies hire top talent at high packages

    Prachi Verma, Varuni Khosla on The Economic Times

    New-age education companies are hiring aggressively to lure top talent (CXOs) with packages touching a crore, inclusive of variables and stock options. At least 20 CXO searches are lined up in the nex... Read »

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    The Importance of Culture in Talent Acquisition

    Bill Sakellaris on LinkedIn

    Peter Drucker said 'Culture eats Strategy for breakfast' and the more organisations I speak with, the more I understand the impact of culture. Every executive appointment today must be a winner: We do... Read »

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    How Introverts Can Be Great Leaders

    on Skip Prichard

    I'll start by saying that I'm an introvert. Often, I avoided getting into a sales or manager role simply because I thought there was no way that I could handle it. I was convinced that you needed to h... Read »

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    A Better Way to Set Strategic Priorities

    Derek Lidow on Harvard Business Review

    Smart leaders understand that their job requires them to identify trade-offs, choosing what not to do as much as what to do. Grading the importance of various initiatives in an environment of finite r... Read »

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    Why Today's HR Is for More Than Just "People People"

    David Germann on LinkedIn

    "You're in HR, huh? I guess I can see that. You're good with people." If you have a career in HR, chances are you've heard that a time or two. And if you're not in HR, well, you may be the one who's s... Read »

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