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It used to be seen that those with higher-education qualifications will do better in life than those without. But is this still the case? Or are organisations...
By Reuben Conibear
30 January 2019
As Thomas International continues to roll out the High Potential Trait Indicator (HPTI) worldwide, a vast amount of data is being collected and analysed alongside...
By Ian MacRae
3 August 2018
There is a well-known phrase: ‘people leave managers, not companies’. Ensuring your organisation is made up of leaders with the right characteristics, level of self-awarene...
6 October 2016
We’ve all heard the phrase 'people leave managers, not companies', but this can easily be avoided. So how do you, as a manager, ensure you are constantly building strong an...
30 March 2016
“Money can't buy happiness” – a much debated quote that we hear often. When it comes to employee engagement, this phrase often rings true for many employees.
24 February 2016
The war for talent is hotter than ever and organisations need to strengthen workplace environments and increase engagement levels to hold onto it.
25 January 2016
The topic of employee engagement is not a new one, we all know it’s important, but how do you know if your employees are engaged?
13 January 2016
Big data and people analytics really isn’t as scary as it sounds. It can have an extremely positive and beneficial effect on any company if implemented in the right way.
16 December 2015
The concept of big data is immense, so what does it mean in the context of HR and making people-related decisions?
9 December 2015
Change is good, so we are told, but it isn’t easy or straightforward for the people going through it or for those managing people going through the process.
8 October 2015
We all go through transitions in our everyday lives, some easier than others. Sarah Lowes, one of our training experts, shares our checklist for managing transitions.
2 October 2015