Giving a presentation? We have an eBook for that

Anthony Haynes writes: Whether you’re giving a presentation as part of a job interview or simply as part of your work, it’s helpful to read about the secrets of success — and even more important to know what the common pitfalls are. Our eBook, How to give a presentation, just published on provides such guidance… Read More

Spotlight: Can Exit Interviews Really Improve Employee Retention?

Originally posted on Neela Seenandan's blog:
Creating an effective employee retention program depends on a number of factors, from the culture of a company to the expectations of its employees. The ideal program is likely significantly different from company to company. To understand how to develop a more effective program, companies should ask the…

Hiring and firing football managers: (3) Talent acquisition

‘Hiring and firing football mangers’ is a mini-series of posts from a the point of view of a talent acquisition and talent management agency working in a different sector (namely. membership organisations and learning providers). The press reports that a football manager has been sacked. The next report will be on which candidates have been… Read More

What Just Happened? Decoding the Job Interview

Originally posted on Marla Gottschalk:
There is plenty of advice out there concerning what to say and do, during an employment interview. However, I find there is little written about how to sort out the jumbled mess of feelings and observations that you are left with.  Even with the best of intentions and lists of…

Preparing for an interview: the single best idea I’ve ever received

Anthony Haynes writes: Once, when I was preparing for a job interview, I asked a friend — an experienced interviewer — for advice. He gave me one tip on how to prepare. What he said was: ‘Think about the questions, rather than the answers.’ What he meant was this. When preparing, many candidates draw up… Read More