The role of HR in business strategy

Every business has a strategy which defines the organization’s plan for reaching its goals and objectives. However, this strategy cannot fulfill itself, as it basically is just a plan, and this is where human resources jump in. Both the business…

Should my hires have the right skill set already or can it be develope...

When hiring, most recruiters usually focus on skills. Shortlisting and contacting applicants is mostly done based on what kind of a skill set the person has, and other aspects might receive less focus. Sometimes this can lead to dismissing highly…

What working with AIESEC has brought to my company

AIESEC is a youth organization which believes in youth leadership and development. To drive this forward, AIESEC has provided companies with young talents in the form of internships over the past 70 years; this has led to the creation of…

7 strategies for increasing employee productivity

Productivity means the amount of achievement with the resources you put into your work. It is the measurement of an employee’s performance in relation to the “cost” of that employee to the company, and the objective is to receive more…

Benefits of effective performance management

Performance management has become wildly common in organizations. And no wonder: it allows managers to track their employees’ performance in an effective and efficient manner while taking employee satisfaction into account. Adopting this management style has its pros, so let’s…

5 ways to attract and keep young people

Attracting new talents is important, but it is also important to keep them. This can be easier said than done since a 2016 survey by Deloitte reports that 66% of millennials expect to leave their current job by 2020. That’s in…