Building Great Teams

The Secret Ingredient to Building Great Teams

There are three ways that leaders often pick teams: 1, They choose team members merely on the basis of individual skill. 2. They choose team members who are like them. 3. They assemble a group of the smartest and brightest people. None of these tactics succeed, because they all overlook the role that personality plays in predicting team performance. In ...
Coping With a Job You Hate

9 Useful Tips To Cope With a Job That You Hate

Do you dread going to work every morning? Don’t worry, you are not alone, a survey conducted by CPL Recruitment found that 52% of Irish people are unhappy with their current jobs. But even though you know you hate the job, you probably feel stuck. You’ve got bills and responsibilities and you know that you can’t leave until you find ...
Identifying Great Leaders

The Science of Identifying & Nurturing Great Leaders

The science of leadership is a well-established field. However, the key discoveries in this field are unfamiliar to many professionals who are involved in identifying, nurturing and hiring the best leaders. This lack of knowledge about the science of leadership helps to explain some of the alarming statistics about leadership ineffectiveness such as: Research indicates that 30% - 60% of ...
Success

7 Inspirational Career Quotes from Very Successful People

No matter what stage you are in your career, chances are that you need a little bit of advice and motivation to move forward – to go for the job you actually want, to ask for a promotion or to just get through a tough day. We’ve compiled 7 inspirational quotes from very successful people that will help you take ...
Hiring the Right People

5 Practical Tips To Help You Hire the Right People

Hiring the wrong person costs companies not only that employee’s salary and benefits but also: 1. The time their staff spent on the recruitment process 2. The costs of advertising the job online and offline 3. Recruitment Agency fees 4. Training expenses for the employee 5. Lost productivity 6. Negative impact on team morale 7. Management time spent dealing with ...