Predictive Advantage

Do you hire based on instinct or impulse?

Hiring new employees is hard. Finding the most suitable employees for an organisation is even harder. The American Management Consultant Peter Drucker famously said that “33% of staffing decisions are bad, 33% are acceptable, and 33% are ok”.
So, why is hiring new employees so difficult?

You may be the [...]

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Does Your Talent Pipeline Have a Leak that Needs Fixing?

Like an increasing number of managers or HR professionals, you might be discovering the growing importance of developing a truly watertight talent pipeline, and how this can positively impact on the long-term future of your company and your workforce.
Developing a talent pipeline involves a company creating a flow [...]

The Top 9 Qualities of a Great Boss

There are a lot of points to consider if you want to be a great boss. The fact that you’re looking into the subject probably means you’re on the right track, but it can be a little overwhelming once you start trying to implement all of the tips out [...]

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    Can you find any positives when managing after layoffs & redundancies?

Can you find any positives when managing after layoffs & redundancies?

As some sectors of the global economy are recovering from the financial crises that erupted in 2007, others continue to struggle. Recently the British steel industry issued a hard-hitting reminder and announced that more than one in six workers will lose their jobs. Companies of all sizes continue to [...]

Your Sales Journey Starts When Your Prospect Says “No”

Selling to interested buyers is easy; the challenge comes when your prospect utters the word ‘No’. Rather than shrug your shoulders and accept it, fight to overcome those sales objections. Some sales people are eager to take on the challenge when the client says ‘No’.

 
Choose wisely
First of [...]

10 Lightning Fast Points for Building a New Business

Starting or taking over a business can be a complete waste of your time…         …unless you have a clear vision and plan of action. Then it could turn out to be the most rewarding thing you’ll ever do.

Having a product or service whichyou are intensely [...]

How Safe Is Your Workforce From The Shadow Of Stress?

Workplace stress isn’t easy to define, but we all know what it feels like when it happens.
Fatigue, anxiety, lack of focus and feelings of hopelessness and despair are all common when suffering from work-related stress.

Not to mention the migraines, stomach problems and physical symptoms which often accompany stress [...]

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    7 Questions That Every People Manager Should Have the Answer To

7 Questions That Every People Manager Should Have the Answer To

Employees and customers may often think otherwise, but it’s not the job of a manager to know everything about his/her organisation or industry.

Most managers have enough on their plates already, without the added pressure of having to make sure that they have every answer to every question that an employee, customer or consultant might [...]

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    Are We Witnessing The Death of the CV for Recruiting Top Talent?

Are We Witnessing The Death of the CV for Recruiting Top Talent?

As the economy bites harder, and as the job market experiences the full effects right across the UK and Europe, the competition for vacant positions has inevitably increased dramatically.

This also means that your hiring managers have to trawl through many more CVs to find the finest talent in [...]

5 Ways That The Unhappy Worker Destroys Your Bottom Line

In this post I want to explore why it’s just as important for you as a boss to do everything in your power to keep your people from slipping into the abyss of workplace disengagement and demotivation.

You might want to pay attention, because the unhappy worker can have a profoundly [...]