Moving to a new role, in a different company, is an exciting but often stressful time. Questions such as ‘what if I don’t settle in?’ and ‘how do I make a good first impression?’ are often in the forefront of one’s mind. Below are a few tips on increasing the likelihood of a successful induction into your new environment.
Gamification is the use of game mechanics and design techniques in real world scenarios. It is used to encourage people to take part in certain activities by making technology more engaging. Gamification may be a relatively new term, however, the technique has been used in some form or another for some time.
As you guys know, I’ve been in human resources for a very long time. And over the years, I’ve seen these waves where a constant stream of articles come out talking about HR’s value to the organization and HR’s ability to be strategic. We’re kinda in one of those modes right now. You can check out these recent articles that have been written about the profession here and here.
Pressures on organisations to do more with less have been increasing as budgets are squeezed across the board. So, as the talent pool effectively shrinks it becomes ever more important for organisations to hone their recruitment processes to identify the relevant skills needed, find talent with that expertise and then build strategies for hiring, retaining, and training the workers...