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Are companies failing their employees?
Although many employers have identified the importance of human capital management to the success of their company, few are committing to creating an engaged and productive workforce. Instead, executives and senior HR are choosing to blame the economy for the low levels of employee engagement. Conversely, research does not show any noteworthy fluctuation in engagement […]
Why training fails, and what to do about it!
Recent data has shown that companies are recognising the importance of training and development, in fact it is reported that they spend approximately $145B per year on training. Despite this, less than half of those investments actually pay off, but why? According to various sources, including Harvard Business Review, the Work Systems Affiliates International, […]
Glass Ceiling – Thing of the Past?
Although it has been almost 30 years since the Wall Street Journal coined the term ‘glass ceiling’ and legislation was introduced to stop discrimination, gender equality in the workplace is still a hot topic particularly in the corporate world. The Glass Ceiling refers to an unofficial barrier to progression in a profession, despite possessing equal […]
The 5 Traits of Highly Effective Leadership
Leadership is an ongoing journey made up of many moments and choices over time. Each decision you make has an effect on your overall leadership character. As you practice making better choices, those choices become habits and those good habits have the power to transform how you are perceived. You ultimately become what you repeatedly […]