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Which industries should be investing in HR assessments during the pandemic

The Coronavirus pandemic has shaken the world of business, turning industries worldwide on their heads. Industries that were booming in 2019 came to a sudden halt in 2020, while other industries have experienced unprecedented growth during the COVID-19 crisis. These rapid changes caused by the Coronavirus pandemic have highlighted the necessity for rigorous HR practices.

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How to conduct an exit interview for maximum insights

An exit interview is an important part of your employee management process, and although it may not save a departing employee, it’s a great time to gain insights into your workforce. However, managers often overlook exit interviews for lack of time, or simply because they don’t see the value of it. Upon first glance, it’s

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Why schools need career guidance and assessments

The initiative of having career assessment services in schools brings numerous benefits to students and should ideally be standardized in every country and educational establishment. Even though there is still a long way to go, schools and universities can already start introducing minor changes in order to facilitate smart career choices for their students.

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How to Trim the Fat on Your Resume: 5 Common Inclusions You Can Cut

This is a guest post from Lee Anna Carrillo, a community manager at Resumoo. A resume writing service, and career resource database. The number of job seekers in the world has grown dramatically in the past few months. If you’re one of them, you should know that the resume format preferred by employers has changed

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Microlearning: How to learn effectively during a global pandemic

This is a guest post from Hayley Biggs, marketing coordinator at Ocasta. Ocasta is an employee-focused technology agency and their mission is to transform how people work. They’ve helped the likes of Virgin Media, Next and Tesco Mobile with their employee knowledge platform. Microlearning isn’t just a nice thing to have, it should be a crucial

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How to use emotional and social intelligence coaching to become a great leader

Leadership development has increasingly become a priority as organizations look internally for new leaders, as organizations turn to flatter hierarchies and more people must step up to be leaders, and quality leadership is increasingly linked to improved team performance. Good leaders have to manage teams, regulate emotions, communicate with different types of people, and motivate

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Benefits of a strong HR team: How HR improves internal and external communications

12Every business should have their own HR department to conduct hiring, interviews, discuss bonuses and compensation, and more. However, since the work of HR isn’t always tangible or visible, many might overlook the importance of having an HR team. A professional HR team has a big impact on the company’s growth and internal and external

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Nature or Nurture: The Effect of Workplace Culture on Employee Personality Traits

Businesses today understand personality – including soft skills like empathy, attention to detail, and conscientiousness – vastly impact an individual’s performance, productivity, and ability to work well in teams. Many organizations spend vast sums on assessing those personality traits, organizing them, and utilizing them in recruitment, leadership, and development programs. But, for many, establishing desirable

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How to use social media to recruit candidates

For the majority of people, social media implies Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram – several most popular platforms these days. And, because they are mostly intended for entertainment purposes, many people do not understand how it is possible to find a perfect candidate somewhere in the Twitter thread about dogs. However, there are other platforms that

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How AR and VR can help you onboard and train employees

Training and onboarding employees can be time-consuming and complex, but it’s a vital process for your company’s overall success. If employees understand and share company values, know their responsibilities, and can adapt to various situations, this brings a positive impact on work results. While HR specialists do their best to optimize the onboarding and training

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