Recent posts

HR struggles with big data

HR professionals should seriously examine the relevance and potential limitations of big data when it comes to the HR function, according to an expert in HR technology and strategy. “Big data is one of the more over hyped things in the world right now,” said Jason Averbook, CEO and cofounder […]

4 proven policies to boost retention rates

Investing in flexible IT policies could save large companies up to $350,000, and small businesses $22,000, on hiring costs each year, according to research It found that flexible IT policies, such as allowing staff to bring their own devices to work, to work from home, and to use social media, […]

Influencer: The New Science of Leading Change by Kerry Patterson, Joseph Grenny, David Maxfield, Ron McMillan & Al Switzler

Authors: Kerry Patterson, Joseph Grenny, David Maxfield, Ron McMillan & Al Switzler Publisher: McGraw Hill Educational RRP: $21.95 This revised and updated second edition of Influencer: The New Science of Leading Change targets one primary aspect of people: their behaviour. Designed as a guide for leaders in understanding their roles […]

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 […]