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Reboarding in the Workplace (Free e-Book)

Many businesses have realised that remote work is a viable option for their teams, and they are now focusing on employee engagement, as well as finding new meaning in work. Those who embrace the changes coming their way will be the ones to lead the new world of work. (Free e-book at the end of this article.)

Feb 2, 2021

Topics: Human Resources- Employee Engagement- Future of Work- Culture & Organisational Development

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The Perfect Team According to Google Researchers

This article summarises the findings of “Project Aristotle”, in which Google researchers studied what made a team effective at Google. The researchers found that “what really mattered was less about who was on the team, and more about how the team worked together.”

Nov 3, 2020

Topics: Psychology- Human Resources- Culture & Organisational Development

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The Human Capital Factors That Drive Stock Performance

If someone told you the way to make money on the stock market is to focus on the companies that are nicest to their employees without taking into account any company financials, you’d probably and understandably be a little sceptical, but “invest in human decency” is at least partially the premise that’s driving the stellar success of one hedge fund, Irrational Capital.

Dec 10, 2018

Topics: Leadership- Human Resources

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Top HR Articles, 7 L&D Trends, Employee Engagement 3.0

This post is part of our Learning Round-up series, designed to showcase informative and trending content from the last month or so, mainly revolving around HR, learning & development, productivity, psychology, and decision making.

Nov 21, 2018

Topics: Human Resources- Employee Engagement- Learning & Development

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Top 5 Predictors of Employee Turnover


Employee turnover is costly. But let's talk specific numbers and studies, because you've probably already heard the anecdotes.

Oct 21, 2017

Topics: Human Resources- Employee Engagement

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The ROI of HR Practices: Employee Lifetime Value


Several decades ago, management guru Tom Peters spoke about the customer as an “appreciating asset.” While a customer might only purchase $100 worth of groceries a week, over 10 years that adds up to a “portfolio” worth roughly $50,000. 

Dec 12, 2016

Topics: Human Resources

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Old & New Models of HR (The Rise of HR 3.0)

“Over the last several years, a cottage industry of business writers has made headlines by sharply criticising HR.

Sep 20, 2016

Topics: Human Resources

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15 Books Every HR Pro Should Know

 


This list includes books that have been selected because they are either extremely popular, frequently referred to, or groundbreaking in business literature. Every HR, OD professional, and management consultant should at the very least be aware of their existence, if not well-versed in their ideas and theories.

Jun 15, 2016

Topics: Human Resources- Culture & Organisational Development

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