The death of the shortlist

The death of the shortlist

The candidate shortlist is a great idea. It gives the prospective employer the opportunity to compare a range of candidates. But how practical is it in today’s environment? Is it still reasonable to ask three or more highly qualified candidates on your shortlist to...
Cultural alignment and why it matters

Cultural alignment and why it matters

As with many things, when all is going well, we don’t really look to change things. If no one is complaining, we don’t stop to look for things to improve or identify if we have slipped up anywhere. Culture can be like this too. I spend a large part of my day talking...
Change

Change

The subject of change has been canvased significantly in recent times. In the initial stages of the pandemic, people were talking about the new way of doing things. Many organisations embraced greater reliance on technology, many online meetings occurred, structures...
A look at different management styles

A look at different management styles

The emergence of COVID-19 has highlighted a range of different management styles and personality traits that have become more obvious since the pandemic hit. Having observed many leaders react differently to the changes brought upon us this year, I thought I would...
The path ahead

The path ahead

COVID-19 has undoubtedly presented most businesses with challenges and in some instances, opportunities. From discussions we have had with a range of clients and stakeholders, it seems all organisations and staff have been impacted in some way. I know this may be...