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How to Choose the Right Candidates for International Postings?

24 Aug 2018  by   Richard Justenhoven

Sending employees to live and work abroad enhances their cross-cultural experience and helps multinational organizations to improve their global coordination. But how do you select the right ones?

The perks of NOT using psychometric assessments as a tick-box exercise!

02 Apr 2018  by   Nada Osama

In recent times, psychometrics have gained popularity—and rightly so. There are often strong correlations between psychometric assessments' scores and performance on the job. Discover how organizations can utilize psychometrics more effectively - and not just as a routine tick-box exercise.

Employee Engagement Hot Topic Series

10 Dec 2017  by   Gerhard Diedericks

This series of hot topics provides insights and best practices about the latest developments in employee engagement strategies, including how you can leverage the latest technology advancements, predictive analytics and continuous listening approaches to empower your leaders and positively influence engagement and performance.

Continuous Listening

30 Oct 2017  by   Lisa Ortu

In today’s fast-moving business environment, it’s likely that the annual engagement survey may not provide full visibility of employee sentiment throughout the year and throughout the employee lifecycle. By implementing a continuous listening approach, organizations are empowered to identify key insights and proactively intervene in a more timely and relevant manner.

A View of the People Experience Across the Talent Lifecycle

22 Oct 2017  by   Gerhard Diedericks

With the big annual engagement survey typically providing a gauge of employee engagement at a set point in time, what if you could get a clearer view of employee sentiment throughout their tenure – instead of just once a year? By monitoring throughout the talent lifecycle, organisations can effectively benchmark engagement and proactively intervene when necessary, contributing to greater employee engagement and performance.

Maximizing the Return from your Development Spend

04 Apr 2017  by   Neha Mohunta

The “ask” from development spend in today’s business environment is much higher. How can learning and development help an organization better match shareholder, leadership, customer and employee expectations?

How Do You Make Star Hires in the Middle East?

23 Feb 2017  by   Neha Mohunta

Your company’s performance tomorrow depends on your hires today. Given the challenges recruiters face in the Middle East, what is the best approach to hire star employees?

Move the Middle - How to Get The Best Out of Your Salesforce?

24 Nov 2016  by   Michael Gruber

In any typical sales organization, only about 15 to 20 percent of its salespeople strive hard to reach the top and an equal number are at the bottom as low performers. What about the core and critical, yet vulnerable, 60 to 70 percent in between?

How Can Talent Assessments Work in a Multicultural Context?

28 Oct 2016  by   Mina Morris

Over 75% of Fortune 500 companies deploy psychometric testing in some form for employee assessments, yet many line managers do not trust the data and output. How can you make talent assessments work harder and better, especially for a multicultural workforce?

Are You Making Wise Emirati Talent Investments?

03 Mar 2016  by   Charu Dhingra

Attracting and retaining local talent is high on the agenda for organizations throughout the United Arab Emirates, so how can they ensure that it’s an investment worth making? Read on to find out.