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Should all company’s be adopting Reverse Mentoring?

Mentoring is a well-used tool to encourage employee retention, company succession and overall improvement in workplace productivity. Many companies have in place mentoring programs to foster successful growth opportunities between lower level and less experienced employees with more senior mentors.  However, in recent times, companies have been adopting the concept of ‘Reverse Mentoring’ whereby again […]

THE #SOCIALMEDIA AGE – HOW IT CAN BOTH HELP AND HARM YOUR CAREER

With 1.3 billion Facebook users in the world, 6,000 tweets posted every second and 60 million Instagram’s uploaded daily, social media is overrunning our lives.  Despite its initial purpose, to create and share information between friends and family, social media has now moved into our business and work lives. The professional network, LinkedIn, was designed […]

CV WRITING – MYTHS BUSTED

Even after years of working experience, it can still be hard to know exactly what people are looking for in your resume. It requires some serious attention to detail and that’s not to mention all the myths that are flying around! We’ve taken the time to write down some of the most common things we […]

WHAT NOT TO SAY TO A RECRUITER

A recruiter talks to candidates all the time. They’re good at getting to know people quickly and after a few minutes they’ve probably made a pretty good judgement of who you are and whether you’re right for a certain role. It’s important to be relaxed and reveal a bit about your personality. Unfortunately though, some […]

WANT TO AVOID AN HR HANGOVER?

With the Christmas season quickly approaching, after work drinks and end of year parties are being organised. It’s a chance for everyone to relax and enjoy the year that was; the ups, the downs, the memorable moments and maybe some of the things that you’d prefer to forget. It’s also a time that creates some […]

BULLYING AND HARASSMENT

Insure Your business! Part of the HRM function is to reward human resources. A manager might take on one of four approaches to do this; directly (cash), indirectly (benefits), through their job role or in the work place environment. Most companies will already know there is direct correlation between achieving and sustaining a competitive advantage […]

BEING A GOOD LEADER STARTS WITH YOU

What is a good leader? Type this into Google and you’ll get over 140 million different answers. But what is right, what is the most important, and where do you start? A critical component of a manager’s job is their ability to lead a workforce. This ultimately will determine the level of productivity in a […]