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    Hunt Scanlon Media focuses on the issue of diversity at the C-level identified from a landmark study by TRANSEARCH International that looked at more than 3,000 C-level appointments representing 10 industry groups across North America.

    Diversity Hiring Is Lagging At CEO and CFO Levels

    on Hunt Scanlon Media

    Across the executive ranks, five times more men than women were appointed to new positions, according to a just released report issued by TRANSEARCH International. Read »

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    This recent study by McKinsey draws on a data set of more than 1,000 companies covering 12 countries. The results reaffirm the global relevance of the link between diversity and company financial outperformance.

    Delivering through diversity By Vivian Hunt, Lareina Yee, Sara Prince, and Sundiatu Dixon-Fyle

    Vivian Hunt, Lareina Yee, Sara Prince, Sundiatu Dixon-Fyle on McKinsey & Company

    Our latest research reinforces the link between diversity and company financial performance - and suggests how organizations can craft better inclusion strategies for a competitive edge. Read »

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    Chris Hallberg suggests that “to maintain strong results, it’s crucial for leaders to set the bar high (but attainable) from the beginning – and not let it drop.” Do you agree?

    You need to set the bar high (but attainable) and keep it there - if you want great results

    Chris Hallberg on CNBC

    When managing a team, it's safe to say that leaders want their employees to deliver the best that they can on a regular basis - without putting themselves under severe stress. Read »

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    Offering a 'Returnship' Programme

    on Capability Jane

    Returnships, established in the US, are now gathering pace in the UK. Pioneered and subsequently trademarked by Goldman Sachs in 2008, returnships have proved to be an incredibly successful bridge all... Read »

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    What is ‘Organisational Courage’ and why is it important? Dino Pozzo provides some background to what that term means.

    Leading with courage

    Dina Pozzo on The Slade Report

    In early February 2018 Dino Pozzo, founder of insium, spoke to the Slade Group team about Organisational Courage. Here is some background to what that term means. Read »

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    Sophie Pusz lists her top three work and business related books that provide insight into how we can perform as our best selves at work. What are your top reads for personal and professional development?

    3 non-business books that will improve your confidence at work

    Sophie Pusz on The Slade Report

    The other day I was having a conversation with someone about confidence in the workplace. I mentioned a book that I read a number of years ago on the subject which really changed the way I think about... Read »

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    Traci Saiz introduces a new component of the TRANSEARCH Orxestra™ Method – “Why Do You Stay?” – designed by Dr. John O. Burdett, our firm’s leadership advisor.

    Retention: Why Do You Stay?

    Traci Saiz on TRANSEARCH International, LLC

    Do you know what attracts top talent? Do you know what keeps top talent? The exit of baby-boomers, the general shortage of top talent, and a new generation of employees entering the workforce makes re... 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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    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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    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?

    I officially abdicate from the role of Queen of (Lazy) Small Talk

    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 »

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