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Do you have the right talent at your table?


The festive season is here. Halloween and Melbourne Cup are behind us and we are heading full speed into year-end frivolities. Our thoughts turn to celebrations at work and at home. Gatherings at this time of the year are typically marked by the sharing of a meal around a table. This got me thinking.  We put a lot of thought and care into who is invited to sit at our table on social occasions, but what about tables in the work environment? Do we have the right people sitting around these? People whose achievements and contributions we want to acknowledge and the people who will carry our businesses onwards and upwards into the new year? Are there people at our table who are not pulling their weight or who have the wrong attitude or skills to help us reach our commercial goals? If your answer to any of these questions is yes, then please read on. Help is at hand.....

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Rethinking The Performance Review

Born in the industrial post war era when bosses ruled the production line by fear, the traditional annual performance review has grown into a bureaucratic nightmare for many. It is a throwback to a ‘command and control’ mindset that attempts to quantify individual performance into a number. At its most extreme form employees are ranked, rated and mapped out on a bell curve (known as the infamous ‘stack and rank’ process) with devastating consequences to staff morale and talent retention.

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HR Analytics that Deliver Powerful People Insights

HR Analytics has been a hot topic for the past few years however many businesses and HR practitioners still have little or no knowledge and experience in applying statistical data that associates HR and business strategy. But it isn't so hard to get started once you know a few hot tips for where to begin.

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