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The Single Best Predictor of Attrition

Most companies can’t afford to lose talented and capable employees, but it does seem to be happening globally as employees seek more out of life in the wake of the health pandemic. What can business leaders do to predict attrition right now?

May 17, 2022

Topics: Employee Engagement- Recruitment & Selection- Culture & Organisational Development

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Work From Home Gaps Across 20+ Countries

The majority of businesses - with the means to do so - have broadly supported work from home (WFH) and hybrid work arrangements over the last two years particularly in the wake of the health pandemic. Do gaps still exist between employees and employers on this important topic?

May 17, 2022

Topics: General Business- Future of Work- Culture & Organisational Development

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Introducing Human-Centred Funding

The process of developing a business case and seeking internal organisational funding might need a shake-up to get a more holistic return on investment. This article looks at the current state of internal funding via business cases and a potential solution to put people at the heart of the investment. 

Apr 26, 2022

Topics: Smarter Thinking- General Business

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Is this Awesome HR Model Fake?

I came across an interesting model that took into account the internal and external factors that influence what we do in Human Resources (HR). That’s particularly relevant during these times (with the health pandemic, global change and uncertainty.) Here’s the problem: I think the model might be fake! Is this even possible? You tell me… 

Apr 6, 2022

Topics: Smarter Thinking- Human Resources- Business Models ("Nutshell" Series)

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9 Popular Terms HR Professionals Must Know

There is little doubt that the role of Human Resources (HR) is evolving massively right now with advancements in technology and digital tools, the transition to hybrid working, and the availability of people analytics.

Apr 6, 2022

Topics: Human Resources- Learning & Development

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How to Achieve Change with Behavioural Science

The behavioural sciences are a treasure trove for businesses looking to better understand human behaviour. From psychology, anthropology and cognitive science (as well as their ancillary branches), companies can get insight on how people think or act in order to predict their future actions more accurately. 

Mar 14, 2022

Topics: Smarter Thinking- Psychology- Change & Transformation

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How to Benefit from Behavioural Science at Work

What we do with behavioural science is very simple. We provide models for helping people to build better relationships with others, learn about their strengths and areas for development, and ultimately use that information to become more productive and fulfilled.

Mar 14, 2022

Topics: Human Resources- Profiling & Assessment Tools- DISC Profile

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Why 75 Percent of Fortune 500 Companies Use a Behavioural Model

It is estimated that 75% of Fortune 500 companies use a behavioural model in their business. One of the convenient ways to apply a behavioural model is to assess the behavioural styles of all staff (typically with psychometric testing). 

Mar 13, 2022

Topics: Profiling & Assessment Tools- DISC Profile- Future of Work

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