Indonesian HR Who’s Who

InfoSDM is developing an Indonesian HR Who’s Who list that will serve as a reference work on Indonesian prominent HR Professionals. Inclusion in Indonesian HR Who’s Who, unlike many other publications, will not involve any payment by the subject. Inclusion … Continue reading

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How To Be Happy In Life And Career – The Zen Way

Can you be happy in life and career at the same time; in today’s world it seems impossible, You are no different than others. Bronnie Ware an Australian nurse who spent several years caring for patients in the last 12 weeks of … Continue reading

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8 Things Candidates Can Do To Look Like Stars In Their Next Interview

That’s right. Mostly HR people read this, but I’m still doing a post on how to make sure your responses in interviews as a candidate don’t suck. After all, HR people interview too. At least that’s what I’ve heard. If … Continue reading

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Make Your Emotions Work for You in Negotiations

Your emotions matter in negotiations. They fuel your behaviors, energize you, and allow you to strengthen—or distance and damage—relationships with the people you’re negotiating with. But too often, people refuse to acknowledge their full range of feelings because they’re afraid … Continue reading

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High-performing staff receive twice average pay rise

Pay differentiation – the varying of pay rewards for staff – was found in 93 percent of firms responding to recent research. According to the survey of 124 UK firms by professional services company Towers Watson, staff singled out for … Continue reading

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Dress codes and uniforms: it’s all about presentation

  I read an article about dress codes in the Times newspaper with great interest the other day. The Marylebone Cricket Club had received complaints from some members that its dress code was being ignored, which led to concern over … Continue reading

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I’m a leader, not a manager!

  One of Kent’s friends — we’ll call him Roy — is a master craftsman who owns a small business that makes custom wood furniture. After making some cutbacks in 2009, his little company still employs three fine woodworkers, an … Continue reading

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It’s not just about the money

Retaining your best workers during an economic downturn can make the difference between success and failure for any company. When pay is squeezed and standards of living seem threatened, people naturally focus more on salary and benefits and less on … Continue reading

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Become More Data-Driven by Breaking These Bad Habits

Becoming data-driven is a big, profitable deal, as recent academic work shows. I am delighted to see that more and more companies are looking to become more “data driven,” and that the term is penetrating the lexicon ever more deeply. … Continue reading

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What your CEO is thinking and may not be telling you

  According to a recent CareerBuilder.co.uk survey of 194 UK business leaders, 30% of the C-suite reported their biggest irritation with their HR department is a lack of knowledge about customers. One-in-five (21%) said their HR department is not tuned … Continue reading

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Reasons people IGNORE your request

Here are a few of them. Please modify the list by adding/deleting but remember to address the concerns in the “final list” before you make that request. #10 They are NOT ignoring. Just busy to respond back that they will … Continue reading

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