What makes a good leader? To begin with, leaders don’t wait for other people to give them permission to do something. They just seem to get on with doing it. People who are leaders will accept full responsibility for any choices they may make.
Entrepreneurs know that hiring the wrong employee can cause damage to an entire department, whether from a disastrous mistake made by the new hire, or the department’s low morale due to the burden of repairing it. Some HR departments still make staffing decisions based upon just two screening methods: the resume and the in-person interview. Both are important to the hiring process, but not enough to insure a proper fit.
Training your staff is an essential investment in today’s changing and competitive environment. But just sending staff to attend training programs is not enough. You can maximize the impact of your investment by following these key guidelines for management and staff interaction “before”, “during” and “after” the training programme.
When people talk about the sense commitment they have to their team or group, one cannot help but wonder what that essence is that makes a good team. What is it that binds the people within the team to work hard, to do more than is expected, to show initiative, to be creative, to give their loyalty to the team?
As part of a broad job search strategy, online recruitment can make looking for a job easier than ever before. As technology and the internet have exploded in popularity, online recruitment has also become extremely popular with job searchers.
An increasing number of executives, managers, and others interested in career growth and development turn to a business coach for a personally tailored development process. How often would you have found it useful to have the chance to talk through some key ideas with an impartial and objective person, perhaps in preparation for important meetings or before embarking on a significant change?
You never get a second chance to make a first impression, and we all strive to make a good first impression, particularly when starting a new job. However, are companies making the best first impression on their new staff?
Private recruitment agencies started operating commercially in Malta in the 1980s, offering recruitment services of a general nature, and in 1995 specific legislation was introduced to regulate the duties and obligations provided by such agencies and there are currently more than thirty local organisations that have a licence to provide recruitment services on a commercial basis.