So you’re hiring from abroad. Of course you are—who isn’t? In the US, for example, 95% of employers consider foreign nationals important to their talent acquisition strategy. 1,041 more wordsHow to Craft an A+ Relocation and Onboarding Experience for Your International Hires — Jobbatical Increase your chances of landing a job interview, get a free verbal... Continue Reading →
At varying points in time, all leaders are required to inspire, motivate, and challenge employees, colleagues, customers and stakeholders.
Years ago, I was a member of a politically-charged executive team with each person pulling in different directions with opposing agendas. We were a mess.
You can’t afford to mess up Day One. Even the kid who is still studying in school knows that. But the onus on making Day One cool is with the organisation and not the person who joins you. Of course, new joiners are pumped up to have a great experience, whether it is their first […]Is... Continue Reading →
Whenever someone wants to dismiss a possible candidate or successor to a position, in recent times, I have heard them use the word gravitas, or rather the lack of gravitas. This led me to thinking what is gravitas and can it be developed. And do I have gravitas and what are the things I do […]Gravitas... Continue Reading →
As a manager you are responsible for your team members’: 1. Selection 2. Induction 3. Performance 4. Performance support 5. Learning and development 6. Growth 7. Recognition and reward 8. Employability 9. Engagement Some of these are easy to measure. The danger is that you are not held accountable for any of this. Nobody can […]Manager,... Continue Reading →
When I attended the first training on anti-sexual harassment, I was upset on how the Bill was only women centric and harassment of men was not even considered. Being a woman who has been fortunate to be given strength and confidence I always thought it should not be that difficult. However, more I read about […]POSH... Continue Reading →
Roll them up! Humans are motivated by points – school ranks, appraisal ratings, share prices, mileage information…everything has a number to it, and entices the human mind to compete more.
Recently I was asked to take a session for MBA students in a nearby college. I collected a few thoughts from my peers and have jotted down the essence of what I tried to convey to them. On reflection, some of these are applicable to anyone who is starting their career. Understand how the business […]Top... Continue Reading →
I have often believed in trying my best to give a great first impression. I have even supported this view when engaging young career makers or leaders who are stuck. However, I have also noticed that the pressure of making a great first impression sometimes brings out the worst in us. On reflection I noticed […]Sometimes... Continue Reading →