“It’s really, really important to surround yourself with a team whose opinions you trust, who are not in any way frightened to disagree with you.”- Anna Wintour, Vogue Editor-in-Chief. Many companies either ignore or lack adequate decision-making processes, says the International Journal of Information Technology & Decision Making. As businesses are increasingly organising themselves into […]
Talent selection and identification are critical for the development of future elite-level performers. Hiring companies are continually pursuing top talent: individuals with a set of attributes which predispose them for a successful career in the company. As teams are the mainstay in the modern world of work, it only makes sense to group top talent […]
Working from home sounds like the perfect dream. No more traffic and dress codes, with increased work-life balance and flexibility. In South Africa, it has been estimated that one third of employees are working outside of their company offices. However, in reality, it is easy to lose the balance between personal and work obligations, when […]
With the rise of technology and the ability to always be connected, working from home is more possible than ever. People are striving for a better work-life balance, and remote working is seen as a potential solution. However, there are two important questions to bare. Does remote working even suit every job? In a study, […]
Specialists are often promoted because they have recognised knowledge and skills in their field. They know their job very well and the next “obvious” career step for them is to become a manager
Human Resources seems to be ever-changing. It has moved from providing a purely Personnel function focusing mostly on administration to a more supportive function of acknowledging the value of employees as an organisational resource.