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A pay structure is a series of grades showing each grade’s minimum, midpoint, and maximum salary. What anchors the pay structure is that jobs have been adequately evaluated and put in grades. The grades show the relative value of jobs to the organisation.  A pay structure can be developed based results of a job evaluation. […]
The Job Interview as an Employee Selection tool - An Employers Guide to Good Practice
The hiring of top-quality staff is the most crucial part of any leader’s job. The rest of the job is more straightforward for any leader once they have hired the best candidates for each position. In practice, this process is not as easy as it looks on paper for various reasons. Hiring people is one […]
Top 5 HR Analytics Tools
This article lists the five most used HR analytics tools. Adopting HR analytics is a big step for many people and organizations. Indeed, I often get asked: “What are the best HR analytics tools to use?” This blog will give you the answer to this question. Here’s a list of the 5 best HR analytics […]
Change leadership: How to make it work
Change … requires creating a new system, which in turn always demands leadership. Kotter, 1995 In today’s workplace change is almost unavoidable and certain, and achieving successful change is one of the biggest problems that modern organizations face. Change has become a major strategic obligating and it is clear that without doing things differently, companies […]
Organizational structures; The benchmark indicators you cannot ignore
Organizational Strucuture Definition An organizational structure is the hierarchy of an organization and how the components of this hierarchy work together to achieve the strategic objectives of the company (Ahmadya, Mehrpourb & Nikooravesh 2016). If the structure of the organization and the underlying design principles that construct it are not in alignment with the core […]
Organisational Culture and Why You Should Never Ignore It
What is Organisational Culture? Edgar Schein (2004) describes organizational culture as “the pattern of shared basic assumptions – invented, discovered, or developed by a given group as it learns to cope with its problems of external adaptation and internal integration – that has worked well enough to be considered valid and, therefore, to be taught […]
Digital Communication: What every organisation need to know
Digital communication involves an organization’s online communication efforts. Most organizations today use a wide range of online channels from their website to mobile chat to blogs to connect with current and prospective customers, employees, and other stakeholders. They need digital marketing professionals who have a keen understanding of how to leverage this convergence of technology […]
WHAT IS A CAREER? According to Arnold (1997:21), a career is a sequence of employment-related positions, roles, actions, and experiences. A career defines how one sees oneself in the context of one’s social environment, in terms of one’s plans, one’s past accomplishments or failures and one’s present competencies and attributes (Raynor & Entin, 1982:262). UNESCO […]
In my varied career as a culture change professional, I’ve had the great pleasure of being involved in several large scale property projects.  The idea that property projects and culture change are somehow linked would have once surprised me – perhaps it surprises you. But it doesn’t surprise me any more.   Designing and moving […]
11 things you need to know about generational differences in the workplace
Workplaces have never been this diverse. We are witnessing about five different generations in the workplace today. These are: Traditionalists—born 1925 to 1945 Baby Boomers—born 1946 to 1964 Generation X—born 1965 to 1980 Millennials—born 1981 to 2000 Generation Z—born 2001 to 2020 This presents new challenges in terms of managing people, communicating and collaborating. How […]