Blog posts (567 items)

Blog post: Egos in the workplace

A person with a functional ego has sense of personal worth and self-respect. They are assertive, believe in themselves, and take pride in what they do. Someone with a dysfunctional ego still has all those great qualities, but taken to an unpleasant extreme... » more »

Blog post: Discovering your EVP

At the end of the day, if there are good reasons why people want to work for your organisation they can be used to find and attract candidates who will be a perfect fit – but you just can't make those reasons up to suit you... » more »

Blog post: Resilience isn't just about optimism

When we talk about resilience or mention things like positive psychology in the business, expect to hear audible groans from people thinking, "Great, I'm wasting my time with this 'think positive' crap when I've got a tonne of work to do"... » more »

Blog post: Five habits that make you a bad HR pro

It drives you crazy that people in other parts of the business make considerably more than you (IT, sales/marketing, etc.) for a similar line-level position. If you want to make more money, then go into one of those areas - otherwise shut it... » more »

Blog post: Social media's not just for "cool" brands

Most professional services firms are considered conservative, however we are starting to see them become more innovative with their use of the internet, and social media tools specifically, for their businesses. Here are a few examples of how social media can be used by a professional services firm... » more »