The 5 skills employees will need in tomorrow’s workplace

Covid-19 has created enormous changes in the workplace. Regardless of their jobs, employees needed to adapt rapidly to massive changes ranging from working remotely to changes in operations. As businesses continue to operate in a pandemic and plan for the future, here are some of the essential skills that I believe employees will need for […]

How to identify top performers?

As the saying goes “You are only as good as your team.” High growth companies need fast-growing teams; they need the best possible teams to stay ahead. So how do you identify top talent? It is certainly out there, especially as many workers look to use this unprecedented time to pursue new opportunities. The key […]

5 Strategies to improve diversity and inclusion in recruiting

To build success, it’s critical for companies to actively recruit a wider range of employees. A 2015 report by McKinsey revealed that, among the 366 companies surveyed, the top-performing companies were also the most diverse. It makes sense. If your company supports a diverse, inclusive environment, you’re more likely to have happy and engaged employees, […]

How to recruit top talent

Attracting the best people to come work for your company will take some strategy: strong employer branding, a great job candidate experience through the recruitment cycle, and good pay and benefits to seal the deal. However you also need a strategy that works to your advantage – finding job candidates with the right characteristics that lead to a high performing […]

How to attract and retain the best people

Alot of companies say that employees are their most valuable assets, but do not all walk the talk. It takes a lot of time and effort to find, recruit and retain the right people to join your company. It also takes considerable time to onboard and get them to the point that they are making […]

How to recruit and train top employees..

As your company moves beyond the start up to a growth stage, it’s your employees who will have the most impact on the long-term performance of your business. In fact, in my experience businesses thrive because they’ve been able to recruit and retain talent who are able to move into leadership roles. Below are three strategies I […]

10 Crucial Interview Questions to Ensure a Culture Fit

Having great employees who ‘fit’ your company’s culture, is one of the most important components of any business. That means that during the recruitment process you have to ask the right questions that determine whether or not an applicant fits your culture. Below are my favourite interview questions which will help assess this: 1. What […]

Fix of Fire?

I was reading the other day of Jack Welsh’s philosophy that people fit into four categories of performance: Live the firm values and do produce: keep them! Live the firm values and are not producing: keep them and develop their performance. Don’t live the values and don’t produce: easy–fire them! Don’t live the values and […]

The 20 Trickiest Job Interview Questions

With Apple being known as one of the most challenging and exciting places to work, it is not surprising to learn that getting a job there is not easy. Like Google and other big tech companies, during an interview Apple asks a mix of technical questions based on your past work experience and some challenging […]

Why would I want to work for you?

On my recent trip to America I was working with a successful US company looking at their recruitment challenges. Being based in Silicon Valley they were facing what almost every company in that area experiences- the challenge of attracting and employing great technical talent when the supply is extremely low and competition for talent is […]