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5 Strategies to Build an Effective Talent Pool

5 Strategies to Build an Effective Talent Pool

Building a strategy that prioritizes talent management and invests time and effort into building a talent pool is a critical necessity for your organization’s success. There’s just no way to avoid it. A solid talent pool is directly related to how innovative, productive and efficient your organization is. Hence, you should be seriously considering being … Continued

Why the Five Year Plan is Dead

Why the Five Year Plan is Dead

One of the most commonly asked questions during a job interview is “where do you see yourself in five years?” Understandably the interviewer is assessing the depth of the candidate’s ability to plan ahead and how well thought out their future is. Makes sense. However, in a world that’s rapidly changing, when job descriptions, competencies … Continued

How to be a Star in Your Second Interview

How to be a Star in Your Second Interview

Congratulations you made it passed your first interview and have been invited back! Being called for a second interview is a sign that you’ve said the right things and check off on their initial selection criteria. So now you’re being seriously considered for the role and you should be brimming with confidence – but let’s … Continued

How the Digital Age Has Empowered Businesses

How the Digital Age Has Empowered Businesses

The digital age has enabled many extraordinary changes to occur – fast, real-time communication, access to abundance of information and many other such capabilities that have empowered businesses and people. Things that weren’t possible just 20 years ago are now commonplace in our lifestyles. And the best part is that innovation is continuously and exponentially … Continued

5 Extraordinary Influencers Shaping Asia

5 Extraordinary Influencers Shaping Asia

Forbes recently announced its 30 under 30 Asia class of 2017 and it’s no surprise to see that diversity and empowerment was the core ideology they employed when making their selection. This is their second year publishing the Asian market list which recognizes 300 innovators, young entrepreneurs, influencers, and disruptors (game changers) from 10 different … Continued

The Crisis of Shrinking Half-Life of Skills

The Crisis of Shrinking Half-Life of Skills

Let’s take a moment and think about what we learned in college and/or university. There’s a good chance that aside from your core courses you may have taken a few electives such as humanities, calculus, history, psychology and so on. Looking at what you currently do, how many of these courses that you learned in … Continued

4 In-Flight Habits of Successful People

4 In-Flight Habits of Successful People

If you’re like me there’s a good chance you travel a lot thanks to work. Each flight you take eats into your time. Whether it’s the commute to the airport, waiting at the lounge or the long flight itself, you’re wasting away time that could very easily be productively utilized. In all my years of … Continued

How To Align Your Talent to Your Growth

How To Align Your Talent to Your Growth

If you’ve made the strategic decision to steer your company towards rapid growth you’ve most likely adopted those characteristics that are commonly found in exponential organizations. What you and your talent are now focusing on is realizing the company’s massive transformative purpose while relying on useful information and being innovative and customer centered. That’s great, … Continued

5 Things Companies Do To Establish A Great Corporate Culture

5 Things Companies Do To Establish A Great Corporate Culture

Having an awesome product that enjoys a sizeable market alone isn’t going to ensure success. Hiring top talent from the market also isn’t going to help you achieve that. Today’s workforce demands a great corporate culture. And it’s no longer optional for companies to establish a cultural brand that’s unique, innovative and conducive to its … Continued

How To Transform Into An Exponential Organization

How To Transform Into An Exponential Organization

The business model employed by organizations that most of us grew up with or heard of in the 20th century is what will kill them in the 21st. For organizations to sustain themselves, continue growing, remain relevant and even survive the massive paradigm shift we’re experiencing in the 21st century they’ll need to shift their … Continued

4 Effective Strategies to Make Your Onboarding Process Robust

4 Effective Strategies to Make Your Onboarding Process Robust

One of the biggest concerns of any growing organization is the constant need for talent. Talent is harder to find and attract. Even more challenging is retaining talent. Sure you may have the culture, benefits, environment and growth that could support your cause, however, to get there and actually sell your company as an employer … Continued

5 Ways To Make Agile Talent Work For You

5 Ways To Make Agile Talent Work For You

A few weeks ago I talked about the increasing trend of hiring agile talent and how companies are benefiting from this strategy. There’s a line that differentiates employing agile talent as compared to temporary contractors but that line is quite thick. In fact, it’s thick enough that the two categories of workers have very specific … Continued