Now used as a framework for the HR procedures of many blue-chip organisations, competency-based interviewing (CBI) is the latest form of behavioural interviewing to hit the job market. Unlike the traditional interview that focuses on the individuals’ skills, knowledge and education, this technique allows you to analyse the candidates’ core being – highlighting personality traits, examining competencies and assessing how well they might integrate into your company culture. What better way to prise out those snippets of information […]
Recruiting and retaining the staff who can deliver the strategic objectives of an organisation are fundamental responsibilities of any manager. Whilst selecting individuals who match the ethos and culture is crucial, they will not join the organisation if the pay and benefits package is not attractive. Joanne attends a conference with guest speaker Evan Johnson, managing director of the Rewards Group, and summarises Evan’s simple steps for managing the reward package for employees at all levels.
There are 86,000 seconds in each day. In those seconds, people run countries and manage large conglomerates. Others, however, find it difficult to complete even the smallest of tasks. So, how do successful managers do it? The answer lies in effective time management.
• What is time management?
• Get SMART
• The four step axis
• Managing demands
In times of skill shortages, employees need more than an impressive pay deal, prestigious job title and package of perks to stay interested in their current position for a reasonable length of time. People are also working longer. With a working week of sometimes over 60 hours, their decision is often not whether they are fulfilled in their job but how motivated they feel. Much of this depends on how they relate to you – the boss. Do […]