The 21st Century Leader- Part 3

It is true that the modern day employee wants to be led and follow a passionate leader. When a leader is passionate, his team around him feel a deep sense of being led in a worthy direction by someone who is truly committed to something more important than just revenue. This leader shows that he

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The best way to recruit the Right Candidate?

In my twenty years in the recruitment industry there have been certain practices that have evolved but many that have remained unchanged. One thing is for certain is that the Right Person for the available position is a requirement that is absolutely non-negotiable. How this Right Person is sourced, attracted and contracted to accepting a

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Competing for Top Executive Talent

Top executive talent positioned in the right role, has the potential to have an exponential impact on a business’s performance and provide a competitive advantage that is difficult to replicate. Bringing in leadership that can inspire and mobilise teams to drive change and realise new strategies with their new capabilities and expertise that enables a

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How To Prevent Costly Hiring Mistakes

Does any of the following sound familiar? You have hired a highly competent executive with sterling credentials, “ticking all the boxes” yet they are struggling to succeed in your organisation.  You have an individual on your leadership team who fails to achieve organisational strategy and seems to be driving a different agenda.  Your executive team

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Employee Engagement

As a Talent Specialist, I have been tasked to run an employee engagement survey and workshop annually and it’s been part of my scorecard for as long as I can remember. I strongly believe that engagement drives productivity and bottom line results and should be redefined beyond an HR metric to an organisational strategic metric.

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Lower Engagement Levels: Harder Work for Leaders

The levels of employee engagement have long been linked to productivity levels. A key link that the recent Gallup survey made was that it had a direct impact on how hard senior managers in an organisation had to work. Senior managers find themselves in low engagement environment dealing with: Continuous recruitment and training of new

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