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Good leaders grow revenue

Strong leaders grow revenues twice as fast

Organisations with the strongest leaders have nearly double the revenue growth compared to those with weaker leaders, according to CEB. However, most leaders lack the full complement of skills to thrive in today’s rapidly changing work environment, and CEB said organisations must adjust their approach to leadership and develop leaders […]

LEGO’s 5 keys for improving cultural fit

Culture fit is a critically important element in LEGO’s hiring process, according to its local HR head, who said the company puts final candidates through a “top secret activity” to get them out of their comfort zones and assess their ability to think outside the box. The activity, which involves […]

What are the top 5 talent trends of 2014 companies?

Companies will increasingly adopt a more strategic approach to workforce planning in 2014, as employers seek to build genuine competitive advantage through effective talent management initiatives, according to Futurestep. Forward-thinking companies are already realising that hiring for today’s skills means workforces could become quickly outdated, and Futurestep said 2014 will […]

How HR can maximise ROI

3 keys for HR to maximise ROI

HR should focus on measures to increase innovation, speed and collaboration, as they can have as much as five times the ROI when it comes to improving worker efficiency, according to John Sullivan, a global expert in HR strategy and talent management. In developing and rolling out initiatives to boost […]