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    Exponential technological shifts are changing the job landscape forever. Continued disruption and uncertainty demand new thinking about organisation design. John Burdett highlights the leadership challenges and questions to consider to attract and retain top talent in an age of digital transformation. If It Can Be Digitalised, It Will Be Digitalised > PDF download

    If It Can Be Digitalised, It Will Be Digitalised

    John Burdett on TRANSEARCH International

    In case you missed it, we are "enjoying" the opening act of a social and cultural revolution; an inflection point so disruptive that the printing press, steam power and the discovery of oil come to mi... Read »

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    Useful insight from Mike Morrow, Managing Director at TRANSEARCH, on the excellent opportunities for career growth within manufacturing.

    Opportunities for a modern workforce

    Mike Morrow on Association for Manufacturing Excellence

    Parents are eager to see their kids settle into “good jobs,” those that invite fulfillment, job security and financial independence. Many families find themselves struggling, though, with the proh... Read »

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    Digital transformation requires senior leaders and board directors that can develop a clear digital strategy and address the talent, operational and cultural changes to elevate their business. To fill these positions, the traditional model of selecting candidates on core competences is not enough.

    From direct experience as a senior management headhunter, Paola Maria Caburlotto highlights the importance of new agile leadership recruitment approaches to finding the right candidates.

    Recruiting the Right People to Lead Innovation

    Paola Maria Caburlotto on LinkedIn

    The digital technology revolution is changing the way we work and do business in many ways, but as a head hunter, one significant thing I notice every day is the way the need for talents is shifting d... Read »

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    The special combination of talent and effort (some might prefer to call the latter grit, or hustle or ‘heart’) is what makes perennial all-stars, and propels some to hall-of-fame recognition.

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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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    3 thought-provoking leadership development articles: “The Future of Leadership Development”, “Learn from People, Not Classes” and “We’re Giving Ownership of Development to Individuals”

    Educating the Next Generation of Leaders

    Mihnea Moldoveanu, Das Narayandas, Reid Hoffman, Chris Yeh, Ben Casnocha on Harvard Business Review

    The need for leadership development has never been more urgent. Companies of all sorts realize that to survive in today's volatile, uncertain, complex, and ambiguous environment, they need leadership ... Read »

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    Candidate experience is defined as the engagements and interactions a prospective employee has with the employer throughout the entire hiring process. There are many steps to create a positive candidate experience. Steven Pezim provides three key ingredients for success.

    Why The Candidate Experience Matters More Than Ever - And How To Improve It

    Steven Pezim on LinkedIn

    As any company looking for top talent knows, today’s candidates are in the driver’s seat. With the unemployment rate at a 40-year low in Canada and an ever-tightening labour market, employers need... Read »

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    The role of Chief Human Resources Officer (CHRO) has evolved to meet the disruptive times we’re living in. Having the right person in charge of Human Resources has never been so critical. Enlightened CEOs also know that success hinges on who they have leading HR simply because the set of challenges facing the CHRO have never been so profound. Howard Pezim, Partner, Co-Founder and Managing Director of Bedford Consulting Group Inc, explains more.

    Cannabis, Succession, & The War For Talent: Just 3 Reasons Why You Need To Rethink The CHRO

    Howard Pezim, Steven Pezim, Darren Raycroft, Frank Galati, John Marshal on LinkedIn

    Twenty years ago, when Jack Welch was the CEO at GE, and also when Lou Gerstner was the CEO at IBM, he knew that people and culture were critical to his success. They both knew that their HR leader wa... Read »

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    Kate Beaumont has always been someone to give credit where credit is due. Kate shares a couple of feel-good stories to counter the stereotypical assumption that those new to the workforce expect the world or don’t seem to be aware they have to earn their stripes for millennia.

    Work ethic and the M word

    Kate Beaumont on The Slade Report

    Over the years as an HR professional I have seen several generations at work. Putting people in boxes goes against the grain with me - most workers defy categorisation, let me tell you! Read »

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    An effective organisational culture can be a lasting source of competitive advantage. Steven Pezim, presents a 3-step action plan for evolving CEOs founded on a strong understanding of how culture enables strategy.

    A 3-Step Action Plan For Evolving CEOs

    Steven Pezim on LinkedIn

    Creating a winning culture will call on a very different type of skill set than is traditionally called upon by a CEO. You need the capacity to listen, empathy, and compassion to grasp the nuances of ... Read »

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