Welcome Onboard: Tips for Staff Recruitment

I estimate there will be a lot of ‘first days’ for staff in January 2014, if the volume of assessment testing for recruitment that we did leading up to Christmas is anything to go by.  But consider these facts: Half of all senior external hires fail within 18 months in a new position; Almost [...]

By |2017-09-26T00:12:35+08:00January 16th, 2014|Blog|0 Comments

Welcome On Board: A Strategic Approach to Onboarding New Staff

Organisations need to take a serious look at how they onboard new staff.  Although a topic of interest inside human resource circles, the typical onboarding programme is little more than a dressed up orientation that involves pulling new hires through a range of sessions covering corporate policy, history, compliance, as well as basic job [...]

By |2017-09-17T10:30:39+08:00July 31st, 2012|Blog|Comments Off on Welcome On Board: A Strategic Approach to Onboarding New Staff

Employee Onboarding: The Total Picture

In recent years, there has been a proliferation of software on the market all claiming to assist in the employee on-boarding process, and in doing so, deliver various organisational returns such as increased employee engagement, commitment, productivity, as well as reduce intentions to leave and turnover. On-boarding refers to the process by which a [...]

By |2017-11-09T05:21:05+08:00July 18th, 2011|Blog|0 Comments

Motivate Me

I read an interesting article from Genos founder Ben Palmer last week titled “The Me Factor” recently published in the Australian magazine, HR Monthly. It discussed the emerging trend of engagement not just being a factor relevant at the organisational level anymore, but something that needs to be looked at an individual level as well. [...]

By |2018-06-20T08:18:00+08:00June 21st, 2011|Blog|0 Comments

5 Tips For Extending The Feeling After A Vacation

Whether it be kicking it up on a 60ft yacht cruising the Adriatic coastline or sauntering the eastern beaches of the Coromandel, we can only attest to how fantastic it is to revel in the joy of being on vacation. Vacations replenish resources drained by the often unsympathetic demands of the working life, and more [...]

By |2018-06-20T08:34:17+08:00June 8th, 2011|Blog|0 Comments

Motivation: Why Doesn’t Business Do What Science Knows?

The secret to high performance isn’t rewards; it involves tapping into unseen, intrinsic drives. We are most motivated when we are directing our own work, becoming an expert in a particular area, and contributing to something larger than ourselves.

By |2018-01-20T06:14:53+08:00April 29th, 2011|Blog|0 Comments