Tag: development

3 HR keys to ThoughtWorks’ business success

Hiring employees with an ability to code in multiple languages and think outside the box with regards to their application has been critical to the process of innovation and growth within the business of ThoughtWorks, according to its global director of people operations, Lindy Stephens. “We want our people to […]

Virgin Galactic HR: powered by people

Challenges are inherent in any start-up, according to Virgin Galactic’s vice president of people, Karen Gifford, who said challenges – especially those which relate to people – are even more pronounced in businesses that are doing something that has never been done before. “With that comes technological hurdles that require […]

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 […]

Why L&D should be a day in the business

Learning & development initiatives should be so closely aligned to a business strategy and outcomes that line managers seen training opportunities for employees as “a day in the business”, according to the head of HR for business analytics software and services provider SAS There is often reluctance on the part […]