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Don't Forget (And Even Ignore) WIFFM

Posted by Huy Tran on Sep 27, 2016 10:00:00 AM

When you set a vision for your company, you definitely need people to buy into your vision and go forward with it; thus, you should find the union of your vision and theirs. On the other hand, you probably need to ask “What’s in it for them?” upon driving people towards your vision.

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Topics: leadership, Talent Management

Critical You Might Be, But Be an Optimistic Leader

Posted by Huy Tran on Sep 13, 2016 10:00:00 AM

“Leaders are dealers in hope”; therefore, as a leader, you should pursue a positive philosophy which isn’t a mind-set of seeing the world through rose-glinted glasses is a mind-set of knowing how to stand up when falling. An optimistic leader understands his/her employees so well, and knows how to deliver his/ her vision in order to lead people. On top of that, the optimistic leader is also capable of taking a positive impact on their employees. The question is how can you become an optimistic leader?

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Topics: leadership, Talent Management

Which ingredient spices up the success recipe

Posted by Huy Tran on Aug 25, 2016 10:00:00 AM

IQ (Intelligence Quotient) and EQ (Emotional Intelligence Quotient) are the two prevalent bits of intelligence which develop proportionally. Sarcastically, the majority of people consider IQ as a much more important role than EQ in the success recipe. However, is IQ really a decisive “spice” of your success recipe?

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Topics: leadership, Talent Management

Why the MBTI test is as useful as astrology

Posted by Huy Tran on Mar 30, 2016 10:37:00 AM

What’s your personality type? ESTP, INTJ, INFJ or something else? If it all sounds familiar to you, it’s because you likely have taken or heard about the Myers–Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) before. In fact, MBTI is possibly the world’s most popular and widely used personality assessment; with roughly 2 million people taking it annually. It’s the most (over)hyped assessment too.

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Topics: Personalities

Keys to understand team members for better training

Posted by Huy Tran on Mar 2, 2016 9:43:00 AM

Most managers are aware of how essential it is to build a successful team, but not so many of them really understand individual needs and personal aspirations. Understanding members might be the only way to ensure that they have the necessary skills and knowledge to perform well at work and achieve their targets. In this article, we will discuss about: how to understand members who needs what skill, how to avoid wasting time and money in unnecessary training and what an effective process of identifying developmental needs of individuals looks like.

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Topics: Training and Development in Business

Identify 9 Team roles to build effective teamwork

Posted by Huy Tran on Feb 24, 2016 9:30:00 AM

No one denies the importance of teamwork in todays working environment. Collaboration is no longer just an encouraged option but a must-have. Consequently, what makes effective teamwork is one of the biggest concerns of HR managers. An effective team which results from excellent team management will result in excellent team performance. Based on Belbin’s Team Role Model, a theory developed by Doctor Meredith Belbin which measure behaviour, not personality, 9 team roles are identified and explained so that the team leader will be aware of a strategy in dealing with work and team management.

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4 Things HR should improve in 2016

Posted by Huy Tran on Feb 17, 2016 9:30:00 AM

Recruiting is marketing

Nowadays, companies are confronted with one of the most difficult times to build a sustainable and big organisation. With help from automation and software, starting up is not difficult. However, eventually, employees are the value that makes up a company. Therefore, finding talent in a as competitive market as today becomes a top priority for companies, which makes HR teams change their way to approach and recruit talent.

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Top 10 Profiles International SEA Blogs 2015

Posted by Huy Tran on Jan 6, 2016 10:00:00 AM

It’s that time again to highlight the most popular (views and social shares) blog posts by Profiles International SEA during 2015. Thank you to our subscribers, bloggers, and guest bloggers for another wonderful year.

FYI – Profiles International SEA is a product line that’s part of TRG International’s Talent Management Solutions.

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4 Best Practices for Hiring High Performers

Posted by Huy Tran on Oct 31, 2014 10:30:00 AM

Consider this: It can cost $4,000 to $40,000 to recruit and onboard one new employee. Therefore, companies that have implemented efficient hiring practices get the best return on this investment, especially when they focus on acquiring top performers.

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Topics: Effective Hiring, right hiring, recruitment, hire, Employee Retention, retaining

6 Smart Hiring Steps to Hire the Super Employee

Posted by Huy Tran on Aug 28, 2014 10:15:00 AM

Although your business may be profitable, that doesn't mean you should ignore issues that could be causing serious long-term damage. If you are experiencing high staff turnover, or your new hires are not fitting well with your organization and its values, follow these 6 steps to ensure smart hiring processes and that you get the most out of your people.

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Topics: Effective Hiring, right hiring, recruitment, hire, recruiting, Human resource, hiring

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