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    “We offer guidance for choosing the best type, tone, sequence, and framing of questions and for deciding what and how much information to share to reap the most benefit from our interactions, not just for ourselves but for our organizations.”

    The Surprising Power of Questions

    Alison Wood, BrooksLeslie K. John on Harvard Business Review

    Much of an executive’s workday is spent asking others for information—requesting status updates from a team leader, for example, or questioning a counterpart in a tense negotiation. Yet unlike pro... Read »

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    Success, it has been observed, is the sum total of the confident decisions you make. Here are six ways to immensely improve your confidence in the workplace.

    Six ways to improve your workplace confidence

    Amanda Robar on The Slade Report

    The word confidence has been on the forefront of my mind lately. Whether you are conscious of if it or not, confidence is an incredibly powerful feeling/belief that significantly impacts the way you c... Read »

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    Never has talent been more mobile, and never has the mobility of talent been more critical for business success. This report uses data from a survey of 366,000 people in 197 countries and a simultaneous survey of 6,000 recruiters to “understand what has changed about people’s job preferences and attitudes toward mobility.”

    Decoding Global Talent 2018

    Rainer Strack, Mike Booker, Orsolya Kovács-Ondrejkovic, Pierre Antebi, David Welch on The Boston Consulting Group

    Ask leaders at big companies what worries them, and one of the first things they’ll mention is the challenge of managing a workforce at a time of rapid change. Jobs being transformed by automation a... Read »

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    A successful interview fosters meaningful, productive conversation for both parties. It takes some honest self-reflection to recognise if you’re hitting the mark when it comes to your interview strategy and technique. Consider these indicators from John Ryan as you refine your approach.

    Five Signs You're a Bad Interviewer

    John Ryan on TRANSEARCH USA

    An ideal interview is like a tennis match: Interviewer serves. He speaks. Candidate returns. She speaks. Both exhibit poise, talent and knowledge of the game. Both sides learn. Both earn benefits that... Read »

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    The Foundation for Young Australians follows the progression of young people over time across Australia, running a survey from age 15 every year for 10 years until age 25.

    Preparing young people for the new work reality

    on Foundation for Young Australians

    Following the journeys of 14,000 young people over a decade, the New Work Reality report reveals the factors that accelerate the transition to full-time work, including the skills, mindset and confide... Read »

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    The Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology (SIOP) conference is a forum for research into the scientific study of work. Evan Sinar examines 712 presentations from SIOP conferences over the period 2008-2018 to analyse, interpret, and extrapolate future-of-work implications.

    11 Years, 9,712 Presentations: A Visual Analysis of SIOP Conferences Shows Key Workplace Trends and Futures

    Evan Sinar on LinkedIn

    The Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology (SIOP) conference is the most prolific annual forum for research and data-driven practical recommendations emerging from the scientific study o... Read »

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    The Deloitte 2018 Global Human Capital Trends report examines how social capital has become just as important as human, financial and physical capital. The report explores how a shift to a social enterprise impacts the flow of human capital and influences talent strategies.

    The Deloitte 2018 Global Human Capital Trends report

    on Deloitte Insights

    Organizations today are judged for more than their success as a business. They’re now being held responsible for their impact on society at large. Explore the 2018 trends. Read »

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    “Hiring a temporary resource should never be a case of simply finding someone with a pulse to fill a chair and hoping for the best. Thankfully, most of us aren’t like that.”

    Ligier Caddy presents five things to look for when it comes to temporary recruitment to ensure it’s a positive and productive experience.

    When Temp is the Word

    Ligier Caddy on The Slade Report

    Temp. I often hear the word uttered in a mildly objectionable tone - and I get it, there's some horror stories out there... I've heard plenty about snaky recruiters slithering their way through busine... Read »

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    Brands are ditching CVs to find new ways of discovering diverse talent

    Charlotte Rogers on Marketing Week

    As the world of work evolves, brands are ditching old fashioned CVs in favour of highly digital, behaviour-focused strategies for attracting diverse talent. As the workplace environment evolves and so... Read »

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    Improving Company Culture Is Not About Providing Free Snacks

    Alice Zhou on strategy+business

    What’s the difference between culture and employee engagement? It’s a good question. Many people use the two terms interchangeably. In their minds, the term company culture is synonymous with free... Read »

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