Assessing Talent For Cultural Fit

Most companies have a phrase to capture cultural fit, such as “no jerks policy”, “no egos”, “no a**hole policy” etc. and as crude as they sound they are very subjective and typically administered on gut feel. For such a subjective judgement call that’s critical to every hire, how do organisations apply this consistently?

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What Defines Good Company Culture?

It’s very easy to assume that good company culture is all about the perks these days, when we all refer to and are wowed by the impressive perks associated with the large technology companies in particular. And while perks do indeed attract employees to your organisation, perks alone do not get staff to stay.

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Measuring The Success Of Your Employer Branding Strategy

Launching an employer branding strategy can expend a substantial amount of time, effort and resources. To ensure you get value for your efforts you need to ensure you have a measurable return on investment (ROI). The ROI is dependent on what you are looking to deliver with your employer branding strategy.

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Free Bars Are Great – But Meaningful Work The Top Motivator For Candidates

Candidates are easier to find these days but harder to engage. There’s a lot of competition on the jobs market. When you’re recruiting a new hire, your company will be one of many that are looking for top talent.

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7 Ways to Increase Engagement in Your Company

Changing the way that employees understand and interact with culture can significantly increase engagement in the workplace. We’ve listed 7 ways to increase engagement  among employees through cultural realignment.

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Managing a Remote Workforce

How can one lead effectively when employees are greeting each other with instant messages than face to face interactions? When meetings are held via Microsoft Teams rather than in-person? Read on for our advice for managing a remote workforce.

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Make Performance Management Part Of The Daily Conversation

More and more we are seeing a shift away the annual appraisal system. It can be a costly and timely exercise. Where they are done due to process, employees can end up feeling dissatisfied rather than more engaged. Performance management is increasingly deemed to be an ongoing process and not an annual event.

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4 Ways Contract Workers Can Help Your Start-up Thrive

One of the key considerations for a budding entrepreneur must be the people he or she wants to bring on the journey with them. Global trends in employee engagement practices could provide just the solution to suit a start-up environment.

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Keeping Company Culture Alive Across a Remote Workforce

With the majority of our teams now working remotely, the challenges of creating and maintaining company culture are evident.  Technology can’t replace what the workplace provides: community, camaraderie and shared purpose. Now, more than ever, maintaining culture matters.  

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