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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The Right Way to Answer “What’s Your Greatest Weakness?”

Thomas Jefferson once said that “honesty is the first chapter in the book of wisdom”. Though truth-telling abounds in grade school platitudes, it seems scarcer the older we get. But this decline in honesty — let’s call it dishonesty — isn’t necessarily … Continue reading

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Time to ditch the evaluation?

Everybody seems to hate them, but performance reviews have been around since at least the Wei Dynasty in third-century China, which used an “imperial rater.” Yet at least one firm has gone ahead and ditched them. “The typical performance review system doesn’t work because … Continue reading

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Leadership Tips

Leading the charge. Muriel “Mickie” Siebert, the first woman on the New York Stock Exchange, was still leading the way two decades after she became a member in 1967. Denied a ladies’ room, she offered to have a portable toilet brought … Continue reading

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5 characteristics of great leaders

1. Ambition. They drive forward, clearing a path for followers. 2. Humor. They endear themselves to others by not taking anything too seriously, especially themselves. People need camaraderie to succeed. 3. Vision. Great leaders see and talk about their vision in plain language. … Continue reading

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Avoid 5 traps that divide groups

Bossy know-it-alls make poor team ­leaders. To build unity among your group, display humility and strive to learn from others rather than tell them what to do. Avoid communicating these five destructive messages to your team: 1. I’m smarter than … Continue reading

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Retain stars with ‘stay interviews’

Many organizations conduct exit interviews with outgoing employees. But exit interviews are overrated. Most people who quit their job are angry, disgruntled or ambitious. If they’re angry, they may speak irrationally. Disgruntled staffers tend to lose perspective. And ambitious people … Continue reading

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Misteri Sirsak untuk Anti Kanker

Sempat marak di beberapa milis lokal menyebutkan bahwa fakta buah sirsak yang memiliki khasiat anti-kanker tengah ditutup-tutupin oleh perusahaan farmasi skala dunia dengan motif profit. Kenyataannya, justru sekarang banyak farmasi yang berlomba-lomba yang tengah meneliti zat yang dimiliki buah sirsak. Buah … Continue reading

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Teaching Smart People How to Learn

Any company that aspires to succeed in the tougher business environment of the 1990s must first resolve a basic dilemma: success in the marketplace increasingly depends on learning, yet most people don’t know how to learn. What’s more, those members … Continue reading

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Tim pembahas sepakati manfaat tambahan jaminan sosial

Tim pembahasan rancangan peraturan pemerintah (RPP) UU Badan Penyelenggara Jamaninan Sosial sepakat manfaat tambahan program Dana Peningkatan Kesejahteraan Peserta (DPKP) tetap ada dengan penamaan yang berbeda. “Nama DPKP diganti menjadi pelayanan tambahan yang melekat pada program,” kata Direktur Investasi PT … Continue reading

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