The most popular method used by organisations to select employees is the interview method. Despite this popularity, scientific evidence shows that the interview method is the most unreliable way to select employees. So why is it popular, why is it unreliable and what can be done about these shortcomings? Before answering these questions I want […]
Let us start by defining talent in order to put context into this discussion. I know most HR people want to look at talent as every employee in their organisation. That approach to talent management does not give the maximum impact on your business. Talented people are able to achieve the same or better than […]
Memory Nguwi caught up with Steve Hunt (Senior Vice President Human Capital Management Research at SAP SuccessFactors) to discuss how personality and emotional intelligence impact on life outcomes. MN: What is individual personality and can it be changed or improved? SH: Personality is often defined as a natural tendency to display certain kinds of […]
The cost of making wrong hiring decisions is enormous but we still find organisations not paying attention to how they bring in new employees into the organisation. In most businesses, the quality of the people in the organisation is the single most important contributor to business performance more than access to capital and other resources. […]
It does not make business sense to waste company resources training people who are not trainable or who do not have the qualities to fit into your organisational culture. When selecting people for trainee positions such as Graduate Trainees or Apprenticeship candidates it pays to invest in the selection of the right candidates. Employees […]
Take a look at the current cost of living dashboard, representing the real time costs incurred by the Zimbabwean citizens. The dashboard shows costs at different levels of employment that is Executives, Middle Management and Lower levels.