Development

There are four steps to getting the assessment & development process right to ensure your organisation has the right talent for the job. Source: Thinkstock

4 steps to selecting the right talent

HR leaders should follow four steps in getting the assessment process right when it comes to selecting and hiring the right talent for their business, according to an international HR consulting firm. The first step is to build the return on investment (ROI) for assessment purposes, as better data enables […]

There are a number of ways HR can help managers stay connected through their networks. Source: Thinkstock

How to help managers plug in to their networks

Facilitating network building for managers is vitally important in breaking down silos and helping managers stay connected, writes Jennie Walker How is a manager role different from an employee role? It may seem a simple question for those who work in human resources and actually create these job descriptions, however, […]

The transformation of HR

3 keys to HR transformation

Key HR initiatives appear to be striking a balance between people, process and technology, thanks to smart HR investments in initiatives that matter, like streamlining business process and implementing manager self-service, commitment to running the HR function like a business and an effective mix of strategic perspective and operational discipline […]

There are a number of keys to getting 360 feedback to work. Source: Thinkstock

Why 360s don’t work: they aren’t designed to

Achieving the desired behavioural changes that we know is possible from 360 feedback often requires doing less, not more, writes Marc Effron Few talent management practices show as much promise and as few results as 360 feedback. As HR professionals, we faithfully believe that 360 feedback will help managers change […]