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Human watching

Running psychometric profiles on new and existing employees has become the norm for many HR professionals, and the insights they provide in terms of basic - and even sometimes adaptive - behaviour have certainly allowed more effective management styles to evolve. With comment from CEO of Ensize UK, Michelle Mills-Porter

Article by: | Published: 24 July 2015

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Attracting the right talent

There is an abundance of talent in your industry, but how do you attract it? What’s more, how do you attract talent that will complement your existing team but also fit in with your culture? Diane Coolican, Managing Director at Redsky Learning, provides her top tips on how to attract the right talent.

Article by: | Published: 7 May 2015

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Nailing your interview process to find ideal talent

Have you ever interviewed a potential candidate, finalised the job offer and induction process only to realise you’ve made a poor hiring decision? If so you are not alone and you’ll know how frustrating, time consuming and costly it can be.

Article by: | Published: 2 April 2015

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Talent Management and Employee Motivation

Danny Clenaghan, Managing Director at Argos for Business, part of Home Retail Group, considers how sustainable motivation should play a significant part in an effective talent management strategy.

Article by: | Published: 2 April 2015

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Counter offers “Too little too late” for tech pros

Counter-offers are becoming increasingly common in the IT and Technology industry - as employers battling a talent drought desperately try to hold onto talented staff - but most Tech employees see them as ‘too-little, too-late’.

Article by: | Published: 28 January 2015

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Revealing hidden talents

We are experiencing a fundamental transformation in the structure of the labour market, driven largely by technology, demographics and economics. Millions of people are working more flexibly and enabling organisations to become more responsive and agile in the battle to retain competitive edge. Victoria Butt, founder of, investigates how HR needs to adapt in today’s changing talent market.

Article by: | Published: 3 October 2014

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From human screen to Machine

What is an employer’s most business-critical corporate process? At or near the top of this list has to be hiring employees that deliver more value to their role and company than they cost to their employer. By Greta Roberts, CEO, Talent Analytic, Corp. and Program Chair, Predictive Analytics World for Workforce.

Article by: | Published: 19 August 2014

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Don’t ignore introverts

Companies that are structured around dominating extroverted employees are at risk of ignoring valuable input from introverted characters which could be hugely detrimental to businesses, according to cognitive and business psychologist Dr Lynda Shaw.

Article by: | Published: 11 August 2014