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Forget a Mentor, Find a Sponsor by Sylvia Ann Hewlett

Author: Sylvia Ann Hewlett Publisher: Harvard Business Review Press RRP: $20.00 Mentoring has long been a traditional approach to career development for professionals. However, in Forget a Mentor, Find a Sponsor, author Sylvia Ann Hewlett suggests that sponsorship is the new way to fast-track your career. The book introduces readers […]

What benefits impact an organisation’s bottom line?

Australian employers are becoming more creative and innovative with employee benefits in order to decrease staff turnover and increase employee morale; in a cost constrained environment and when the average amount of hours worked per week have increased. A recent report found that more companies have reported an increased number […]

5 steps to building an entrepreneurial culture

Big businesses could drive economic growth and help their employees adopt entrepreneurial behaviours that foster innovation and growth by encouraging a culture of “intrapreneurialism” The buzzword “intrapreneurs” was coined in the 1980s by management consultant Gifford Pinchot and is often used by organisations that recognise the need for new and […]

How to engage line managers in talent management

The most common area in which companies struggle to develop and manage their talent effectively is at the supervisor level, according to a global expert in talent management. In the past, supervisors were assessed on the assignments they gave to subordinates to stretch them and help them learn and develop […]