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Get up to speed on the latest human resource trends and issues with GSI Executive Search’s repository of articles on various aspects of managing human capital.


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Management

  • Dread and foreboding is the typical feeling anyone has whenever annual performance appraisals come around every year. Several things depend...

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  • Mentoring is not a new concept where organisational development initiatives are concerned. Many companies have put into place mentoring programmes...

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  • Tapping onto silver talent would benefit many employers – only if they look beyond myths and common misperceptions of older workers...

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  • Higher life expectancy of older workers coupled with declining birth rates mean that employers today are facing a serious talent crunch...

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  • A quiet revolution has been taking place over the past few decades. Significant global economic change such as rapid technological...

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  • If you have read any of the books written on employee engagement or seen the results of the numerous major...

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  • There are currently four different generations employed in our organisations. Each generation has distinct values and characteristics that often lead...

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  • If you want to have successful teams in your organisation, make sure you have successful leaders. What do I mean...

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  • They are young twenty- somethings who are well-educated, well-connected, techno- savvy and consider themselves to be in great demand on the job market...

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  • Running a company is much like making a full- length feature film. It requires firm management of staff and talents, serious...

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  • When the possibility of expecting a male heir from Japan Crown Prince Naruhito and Princess Masako had diminished, there was...

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  • There is a well-known adage that says that experience is the best teacher. However, pure experience alone is an untamed...

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  • One stalk of lemon grass. Three kaffir lime leaves. Two tablespoons of fish sauce and twelve black tiger prawns. Who...

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Work-life

  • Having made Singapore my home for the last eleven years and working in many other countries during this period I...

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  • In today’s talent war, attracting and retaining talent continues to be a top priority for organisations across all industries. Recruiting...

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  • Most employers expect their employees and potential candidates to negotiate for higher salary and benefits. Whether you are going for...

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Strategy

  • As a specialist in the area of humour in the workplace, I have seen some great examples of howleading companies...

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  • If you look at some of the fastest growing businesses and brands in the world today like Google, Facebook and iPod,...

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  • Having been in the business of professional speaking for over two decades, and with the exception of maybe 2 of...

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  • When I was dating, I hated getting dumped. Even when I knew deep down that she was right in wanting...

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  • If employees make up part of the workings of an organisation, communication between management and staff is the lubricant...

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  • More than just consummate practitioners of music, symphonic conductors are impeccable as managers, orchestrating every instrument to pitch and rhythmic...

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  • Just like any strong consumer brand, a great employer brand can do wonders for your recruitment and retention strategy...

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  • In the corporate world, there are certain traits that any leader would like to boast about his organisation. Proactive participation,...

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  • Engage a head-hunting firm to locate the right executives. The process of hunting, recruiting, interviewing and assessing candidates is a...

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Workforce

  • Whether your issue is keeping your engaged people on track or helping the disengaged to get back on track, all managers...

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  • For so long we all avoided saying the ‘R’ word. It was almost as if we were hoping that if...

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  • Motivation is applicable to any season. Whether the economic climate brings forth thriving growth or torrential decline, motivation remains a...

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  • Women are still the untapped workforce that employers often side-step – and need. Women today have been described as the main...

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  • Tapping the mature workforce can boost the much needed talent in today’s shrinking labour market. Singapore has one of the...

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Recruitment

  • Did you know that 95% of applicants will exaggerate their credentials to get a job?

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  • A recession should not stop companies from recruiting the best talents. Massive lay-offs are the hallmark in recessions as firms...

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  • To retain or to retrench – that is the question many companies ask themselves as they consider their cost-cutting options during...

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