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Top 10 HR priorities for 2017

Posted by Huy Tran on Mar 17, 2017 8:40:57 AM

The 2017 Deloitte’s Global Human Capital Trends Report highlights the top priorities that the HR function should be focusing on in the context of ever-changing technology and business landscape. The annual report, now in its fifth year, collects responses from more than 10,400 business and HR leaders from companies of all sizes and industries around the world.

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Topics: leadership

Duplicating your top performers

Posted by Huy Tran on Feb 15, 2017 11:39:44 AM

As we mentioned in the previous blog post, the ideal process of duplicating top performers starts with quantifying the characteristics of those persons. Specifically, in this step, you need to analyse your top performers and figure out which traits set them apart from the other middle and bottom performers. Afterwards, consolidate these traits into a pattern which is used for benchmarking new hires and existing employees.

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Topics: working performance

KPIs - the key to identifying your top performers

Posted by Huy Tran on Feb 10, 2017 3:36:05 PM

“What if my company have more than 20% of the current employees as top performers?” many of our clients had this same question. Let us tell you the truth: if you identify, for instance, 50% of your employees as top performers, either your targets are too easy to achieve or your performance data has a problem. Neither means a bright future.

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Topics: working performance

How different is business leadership and management across the globe?

Posted by Huy Tran on Feb 6, 2017 4:17:56 PM

In the last blog post, we have proved that there is a significant similarity in how great leaders and managers are perceived around the world, regardless of cultural and geographical differences, and what a universal profile of great business leaders looks like.

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Topics: leadership, Leader

[Infographic] 5 prominent business leaders born in the Year of the Rooster

Posted by Huy Tran on Jan 27, 2017 3:05:00 PM

Rooster is the tenth animal sign in the 12-year cycle of the oriental astrology. And people who were born under this sign are thought to be natural-born leaders, just like a rooster is the leader of a chicken coop!

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Topics: Leader, leadership

3 best tactics for recruiting Millennials - Part 3

Posted by Huy Tran on Jan 27, 2017 9:05:00 AM

This blog is the third part of a 3-blog series.

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Topics: recruitment

3 leadership & management skills that will help you succeed anywhere in the world

Posted by Huy Tran on Jan 26, 2017 9:02:29 PM

While the importance of leadership in business has been proven in multiple studies, how to define and measure leadership is still a controversial topic, especially when we take into account the context of today’s globalised business landscape, where it is commonplace for global corporations to move their managers from one country to another. Is effective leadership perceived differently among countries and cultures? Or is there a universal profile of great business leaders and managers?

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Topics: Leader, leadership

3 best tactics for recruiting Millennials - Part 2

Posted by Huy Tran on Dec 30, 2016 2:36:59 PM

This blog is the second part of a 3-blog series.

Part 1 - Get Social

Born in a fast-paced era, Millennials love new stuff and praise convenience. Instead of following the traditional recruitment process, offer your young candidates comfort and excitement when applying for your organisation. These new elements will be like a fresh breeze through the routine of recruiting.

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Topics: recruitment

3 best tactics for recruiting Millennials - Part 1

Posted by Huy Tran on Dec 28, 2016 1:06:41 PM

Recruitment is a series of challenges that the HR department has to continually solve, from sourcing candidates to screening, interviewing, choosing the best fit and persuading them to accept the offer. Each challenge can be solved, but how well depends on organisations’ willingness to look at each group of candidates and do the following as it pertains to the successful recruitment of each group’s members: 1) keep the effective solutions, 2) stop the ineffective ones and 3) start new strategies. This is called the K-S-S method.

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Topics: recruitment

Succession planning: The influence you can't ignore

Posted by Huy Tran on Oct 11, 2016 3:00:00 PM

Why your companies should implement succession planning? Building and growing your internal talent pool is certainly crucial in order to replace the predecessors for key positions. These are 5 reasons why you should apply succession planning.

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Topics: Talent Management, leadership

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