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17 September 2020

Gender Balance: Is it Necessary? Is it Achievable?

I couldn’t help but ponder those questions as I kicked off some research to help a client with some market intelligence to support their external succession planning.  Right up front... Read more...

28 August 2020

Build or Buy? What’s your Underlying Talent Strategy

“The essence of strategy is choosing what not to do.” Michael Porter While Talent Management always requires trade-offs, the heart of your strategy must be grounded in either Building Talent... Read more...

17 August 2020

Moving to flexible work arrangements is simple.

You don’t need to be the most astute observer of organisation development to recognise a worldwide shift in attitudes to increased flexibility in where and how work is done. We’ve... Read more...

5 August 2020

When it Comes to Talent, Don’t Confuse Speed with Velocity

Do you remember much from your High School Physics? If you’re one of my contacts then, like me, you probably didn’t take it much further. One thing did stick with... Read more...

31 July 2020

If you want to increase diversity don’t recruit with an ideal candidate in mind.

We have written before that in our line of work we see a lot of Position Descriptions that aren’t worth the paper they are printed on (or the kilobytes they... Read more...

29 July 2020

Turning to the Stoic Philosophers in Covid Times

I first discovered the ancient Roman Emperor and philosopher Marcus Aurelius about 12 years ago vis the book “Meditations” and have carried it with me since.  Written around 180AD, mostly... Read more...

8 July 2020

Talent budgets are tight. Time to get back to basics.

Many HR teams are winning high praise for the role they have played in keeping their organisations functioning through COVID-19. They have worked incredibly hard and fast to ensure those... Read more...

1 July 2020

10 Signs You Take People Performance Seriously

Just as Financial Performance identifies how well a company generates revenues, manages its assets, liabilities, and the financial interests of its stakeholders, People Performance identifies how well a company leverages... Read more...

19 May 2020

Working From Home – Tips and Tricks For Leaders

With all the uncertainty created by the pandemic, one thing that seems to be set in concrete is that working from home more regularly (if not all the time) will... Read more...

11 May 2020

Meet our new Partner in Auckland, Clayton Badland!

Clayton is a Partner in our in Auckland office. He has close to 20 years global consulting experience where he has focused his career on helping organisations get better business... Read more...

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Gender Balance: Is it Necessary? Is it Achievable?

I couldn’t help but ponder those questions as I kicked off... Read More

17th September 2020

Build or Buy? What’s your Underlying Talent Strategy

“The essence of strategy is choosing what not to do.” Michael... Read More

28th August 2020

Moving to flexible work arrangements is simple.

You don’t need to be the most astute observer of organisation... Read More

17th August 2020

When it Comes to Talent, Don’t Confuse Speed with Velocity

Do you remember much from your High School Physics? If you’re... Read More

05th August 2020

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