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HR Priority: Organisational Design & Change Management

The Human Resource (HR) profession led an enormous amount of change over the past two years since the onset of Covid-19. There have been major shifts in the ways of working, digital transformation, a transition to the future of work, and much more. The focus on managing change and transformation across a business is not letting up in 2022.

Nov 2, 2021

Topics: Human Resources- Future of Work- Change & Transformation

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HR Priority: Building Critical Skills and Competencies

The Human Resource (HR) profession faced a number of challenges over the past two years since the onset of Covid-19. While many of those ups-and-downs were unexpected, new data is highlighting the trends, priorities and expected challenges of 2022. With this insight, HR (and related fields) can take action now. 

Nov 2, 2021

Topics: Human Resources- Learning & Development- Future of Work

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The Difference Between HR, OD and L&D

There's occasionally some confusion about what the difference is between Human Resources (HR), Organisational Development (OD) and Learning & Development (L&D). All three are concerned with people, but each has a slightly different traditional core focus.

May 17, 2021

Topics: Human Resources- Learning & Development- Culture & Organisational Development

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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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