Don’t let your next hiring decision be one that you’ll regret. The strategies that follow will help ensure you make a great hire.
As the industry grows, so does the need to reward industry leaders, innovators and top employers in a variety of industry categories. In its 7th consecutive year, this awards ceremony has been revamped to reflect the progressive and innovative interpretation of the latest developments and…
Not all mentoring programs are successful. So what goes wrong? Here are five mistakes you want to avoid.
As a leader, the challenge is not only to spot talent but also to convince your people that you value their talents and that they should, too. This is how you start to build a team of employees who bring their superpowers to work.
Every organization wants to hire the best of the best, but research from Columbia Business School shows that teams with the most talent don’t always net the best results.
Professor Adam Galinsky, the Vikram S. Pandit Professor of Business at Columbia Business School, examined a variety of team-based situations — including egg-production in a chicken coop as well as 10 seasons of professional basketball and baseball — and concluded that when a team is filled with top-notch talent, overall performance actually goes down.
Over the past few decades the world of work has undergone huge changes, and with the year 2020 approaching rapidly, the future of work, in particular the way workforce is sourced, organised and managed, is promising to look even more different. The increasing attractiveness of the emerging markets with regards to business growth has already contributed to a significant increase in the need for companies to move people and source talent from around the world. Scientific and technological advances are continuing to impact most, if not all, workplaces, but there is still more change to come.
Employment conditions for organisations in the UAE are favourable thanks to reduced wage pressures and a ready supply of skilled candidates. The findings come alongside the launch of the sixth edition of the Hays Global Skills Index, published in association with Oxford Economics. The report, ‘Regional dynamics of the global labour market: skills in demand and tomorrow’s workforce’ is based on an analysis of professional employment markets across 33 global economies, assessing the dynamics at play in each local labour market.
It is as though learning alone will yield performance results—which it does not. There is no business or performance measure that improves because of what people know; these measures improve because of what people do with what they know.
In the Middle East, it’s important to invest time in building business relationships. This is according to Randall S Peterson, Professor of Organisational Behaviour and Academic Director of the Leadership Institute at London Business School. Although business customs can vary slightly from country to country…
By The HR Observer Henry Fares is the VP of Human Resources, DHL Express Middle East and North Africa. Henry provides a broad range of Human Resources strategic and tactical interventions which support the management and staff in developing a positive leadership style and…