3 must-ask interview questions to determine cultural fit

Organizational culture, whether it even exists or plays a crucial role in guiding and influencing employee engagement and performance, has sparked debate in the last few years. However, according to a study in 2014 done by Millennial Branding, 43% of…

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…

How to create an HR plan to support your company’s growth

Austrian management consultant Peter Drucker famously said: “People decisions are the ultimate – perhaps the only – control of an organization”. This is a truism for any company, organization or start-up: an organization is only as good as its people. Yet,…

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…

Development plans: when, how and what?

Gallup’s 2016 study How Millenials Want to Work shows that only 29% of respondents felt engaged in the workplace. This means that only 29% of millennials are truly passionate about their work and go beyond just putting in the required…

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…