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The Complete Guide for Conducting Assessment Centre

The Complete Guide for Conducting Assessment Centre

What Is Assessment Centre Assessment centre has been around for a while. The origin of an assessment centre can be traced back to Germany in 1929, when the German Army selected recruits for World War 1. Their assessors comprised military officers and psychologists. They tested for competencies such as perseverance and determination, positive will – …

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6 Tips to Get Leadership Buy-in for Training Success

It’s no news that investing in employee training and development is pivotal to the success of every organisation that wants to remain competitive. However, this requires top-level leadership buy-in for training before the resources for any new initiatives can be approved. This can be a recurring problem for many learning managers as they often find …

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21 Things to Look Out For When Hiring Your Outsourcing Partner

21 Things to Look Out for When Hiring Your Outsourcing Partner

Outsourcing is a familiar concept to many organisations.   Large and small companies have adopted outsourcing as a strategic imperative to achieve business success. Businesses outsource non-core functions such as payroll processing, accounting, customer service and other essential functions in a bid to save cost, decrease time to market or access technical expertise.   While outsourcing holds …

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How to Use Assessment Methods for Effective Hiring

How to Use Assessment Methods for Effective Hiring

We examined the concept of talent assessment and its importance to organisations in our recent article. The primary importance remains the ability to effectively use talent assessment methods for hiring. However, it is one thing to know this, and it is another to understand how it works.   The key to using assessment for effective talent …

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6 Best Technical Recruiting Strategies to Fill Your Technical Roles

6 Best Technical Recruiting Strategies to Fill Your Technical Roles

In this article, we will be sharing the best technical recruiting strategies you should adopt to make your technical recruitment easier. We start by defining what technical recruiting is.  What is Technical Recruiting? Technical Recruiting (also referred to as technology recruiting or technical staffing) is the process of sourcing and filling IT and technology-based job roles.   …

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Why Leadership Development Programmes Fail

5 Reasons Why Leadership Development Programmes Fail [& Steps for Success]

This article seeks to address why leadership development programmes fail. When it comes to employee development, it is often said that its success sits on a tripod – the organisation, the manager and the individual. This is the same for leadership development, and in most cases, organisations are more saddled with proving ROI and justifying …

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9 Amazing Ways the Qualities of a Good Interviewer Influences Talent Acquisition

9 Amazing Ways the Qualities of a Good Interviewer Influences Talent Acquisition

Have you ever wondered why interviews have become the mainstay of any recruiting process, even sometimes making up the whole process? The answer is simple, really. Interviews have proven to be effective in helping employers understand the kind of candidate they could be bringing in to join their organization.   However, there is one crucial point …

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Leadership in Startups 8 Strategies for Business Transformation

Leadership in Startups: 8 Strategies for Business Transformation

The startup playbook has made pivoting from an initial product design or business plan a certainty. However, even when founders adapt their products to satisfy a newly identified need, they frequently fail to apply the same logic to themselves. While leadership skills come naturally to many folks, leading a startup is a whole different game.  Leading a Startup Is …

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6 Key Benefits of Succession Planning (& Importance for Business Success)

5 Key Benefits of Succession Planning (& Importance for Business Success)

The Death of the “Irreplaceable” CEO Successor tells the real story of Kerzner International Ltd, a company that operates luxury hotels with properties in Mexico, Maldives, Mauritius, and other locations.   When Kerzner’s executive chairman and founder: Soloman Kerzner, was 71 years old, he handpicked his son, Howard “Butch” Kerzner age 42, as his successor. The …

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Top 8 Advantages of Technology in Recruitment and Selection and the 4 Gaps to Mind

Top 8 Advantages of Technology in Recruitment and Selection [& 4 Gaps to Mind]

Recruitment Marketing Statistics show that “94% of recruiters and hiring professionals say that using a recruitment software has positively impacted their hiring process”. This shows that technology is positively impacting the recruitment sphere.   How has technology changed the recruitment process? Software and mediums such as the applicant tracking system, social media, remote proctoring solutions, …

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