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  • Grow your own leaders by

    Recent research confirms what many HR professionals have known for years. Employees with strong leaders are significantly more productive than those with weak leaders. Teresa Russell talks to three companies that have invested heavily in leadership development programs and discovers some of the benefits and problems associated with growing your own leaders

  • How many turkeys do you hire? Part 2 by

    While much attention has been given to the importance of hiring talented employees, issues around the cost of bad hires are of increasing importance to both HR professionals and their organisations. In this second of a two-part series, US recruitment expert Dr John Sullivan looks at strategies for improving the performance of new hires and how to reduce the likelihood of their premature departure

  • How many turkeys do you hire? by

    While much attention has been given to the importance of hiring talented employees, issues around the cost of bad hires is of increasing importance to both HR professionals and their organisations. In this first of a two-part series, US recruitment expert Dr John Sullivan looks at strategies for reducing the number of bad hires and improving candidate assessment

  • Bottom-line benefits of leadership development by

    Leadership is the topic du jour for many HR professionals, but many organisations still struggle with how to treat tomorrow’s leaders today.

  • Luck of the draw? by HCA

    There are countless methods available to define and assess culture and many more methods available to assess job candidates' potential to fit organisational culture. Dr Elizabeth Allworth provides a comprehensive guide to screening for cultural fit

  • Corporate culture: Tread carefully during restructuring by HCA

    Now more than ever brand loyalty from both customers and employees is critical. Craig McCallum explains why

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