Hiring for cultural fit in SMEs

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Read my recent article: “Avoid costly hiring mistakes by hiring for cultural fit and not just for skills” published in The Social Press. Anyone can pick up and learn skills fairly quickly. Fit with an organisation’s culture (current or desired) is another matter entirely. Cultural fit is based on the combination of someone’s values, attitudes and […]

Stress – the hidden cost to the bottom line

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Stress in the workplace has increased significantly over the past 20 years in line with a change in the work environment; an environment which is characterised by resource scarcity, information overload, increased workload, tighter deadlines, faster turnaround times and tougher performance requirements for the individual. Stress is estimated to be the biggest cause of absence […]