When Humanity Beckons

Amidst all the uncertainties that have enveloped the world, trying to stay sane must be a big task for many people. You are bothered with how to comprehend the floods of unverified information that fill up your timelines from ‘experts’ and pseudo-scientists on Covid-19. At the same time, you are trying hard to come online… Continue reading When Humanity Beckons

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‘Hybrid Working Arrangements’

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No doubt the pandemic has hit a big blow on everyone that we fervently hope things can get back to normal soon. Thanks to the ingenuity of the scientific community and commitment of various governments across the globe who rallied round to develop a vaccine and halt the spread of the deadly COVID-19 virus. As… Continue reading ‘Hybrid Working Arrangements’

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Managing HR in a Recession

Like a Disc jockey struggling to play his music at the right pitch crescendo with bad speakers, managing people issues during economic downturns could be nightmarish. However loud the music may sound, people will be left standing still on their feet or glued to their chairs. It will require some bit of ingenuity from the… Continue reading Managing HR in a Recession

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Moving On

Part of my job in HR is to fill in vacancies by hiring people and see them through the onboarding process. A sharp contrast to this function which my HR job also avail me is to manage an exit process. Regularly, employees change jobs and move on in their careers. I honestly do not like… Continue reading Moving On

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Loyalty to Former Employer

In the days of yore, people hardly change jobs. They start from scratch and grow to the pinnacle of their career with one organisation until retirement. This is the meaning people ascribe loyalty to. They breathe and live a particular organisation that they become ambassadors of the brand. However, ascribing loyalty to longevity in an… Continue reading Loyalty to Former Employer

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Diversity and Social Businesses

Businesses are mostly set up to satisfy customers’ needs, make returns on investment, create employment and generate wealth for all stakeholders and the society. Globalization has opened up the migration space and given rise to internationalization of business. In order to further cement their business objectives, organisations are embracing diversity as a means of reaching… Continue reading Diversity and Social Businesses

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The Money Question at Interviews

It has become a rule of thumb for employers to ask prospective employees salary expectations at interviews amongst other questions. The information is sought to probably clarify a number of issues. First is affordability; whether a company can afford to pay for the value a potential candidate might bring on board. I must say that professionals… Continue reading The Money Question at Interviews

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Recruiters can do better

I read a piece titled “Table Manners” by Christopher Demers and it evoked those unpleasant manners and practices of recruiters. If it is not ‘laziness’ I do not know what word to describe a recruiter who mentions nothing about his client when putting up a job ad. If you wont reveal the identity of the… Continue reading Recruiters can do better

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Download a Copy of HR Book of Blogs

Across many units and departments that make up a company, HR department is the most maligned. Even when a situation has nothing to do with HR, we still get the butt. To this end, many HR professionals have gone ahead to correcting misconceptions employees have about their HR. This has metamorphosed into vibrant HR communities… Continue reading Download a Copy of HR Book of Blogs

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