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    “Are you managing your culture?” If any of the seven questions that follow receives a negative response, the answer is, almost certainly, “not so much.”

    John Burdett is a best-selling author on leadership and organisation culture, and is Leadership adviser to TRANSEARCH International. In “The 7 Questions Every CEO Should Ask About Culture” (PDF) John explains in detail why you should ask yourself these 7 key questions about organisational culture.

    The 7 Questions Every CEO Should Ask About Culture

    John O. Burdett on TRANSEARCH International

    For a great organization, culture isn't an abstract or vague concept ... it's real ... it speaks to people. It's not a competitive advantage ... it's a competitive imperative. Read »

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    Other than know-how in technology, which is a given, leadership competencies differ depending upon the role. That understood, five leadership competencies are emerging as having future primacy.

    John Burdett is a best-selling author on leadership and organisation culture, and is Leadership adviser to TRANSEARCH International. In this download (PDF) John explains in detail what leaders need to know now to embrace mastery in each of these competencies.

    Tomorrow's Leadership Will Be Different

    John Burdett on TRANSEARCH International

    We commonly see references to "the shortage of talent." Paradoxically, there is no shortage of talent. The growing number of business schools around the world, combined with the billions of dollars s... Read »

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    If we can’t express our culture in real terms, do we actually know how it influences our business? While many leaders acknowledge the significance of culture on the health and success of their organisations, few have effectively developed this idea into practical reality unique to their business. Culture is a make-or-break issue when sourcing talent from the outside. TRANSEARCH use a suite of proprietary assessment tools to map your organisation’s present and “needed” culture.

    Executive Search

    on TRANSEARCH International

    We know that all organisations require an effective leadership team at the top. The complicated challenge of finding senior level executives is best met with the support of a firm with a proven track ... Read »

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    Mara Marinakis, HR Consultant at TRANSEARCH member Achieve Performance Consulting Group, presents 8 key steps to building a successful talent management strategy.

    8 Steps to Building a Successful Talent Management Strategy

    Mara Marinakis on LinkedIn

    Human resources professionals play a major role in bringing the talent and business strategies together. It’s never been more important to make sure the resources spent on sourcing, engaging, and ke... Read »

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    The 2018 Global Recruiting Trends report identifies 4 trends currently influencing the hiring of talent:

    • Diversity
    • New interviewing tools
    • Data
    • Artificial intelligence.

    The 4 Trends Changing How You Hire in 2018 and Beyond

    Maria Ignatova on LinkedIn

    Hiring talent has become highly transactional. The tedious candidate searches, the endless scheduling, and the repetitive screening can be inefficient and mind-numbing. It’s time for a new era of re... 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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    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

    on Kronos

    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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    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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    Tiffany Hardy presents 3 ways executives with stellar resumes fall short in job search execution, and explains strategies to overcome these shortfalls.

    3 Ways Executives With Brilliant Resumes Fall Short

    Tiffany Hardy on BlueSteps

    Most of the professionals I come into contact with as an executive resume writer are exceptionally talented individuals. They are master business strategists, breakthrough innovators, quality visionar... Read »

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    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.

    Companies are failing with their in-house recruitment strategies

    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 »

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