Catching the wave: 21st century careers

Anthony Haynes writes: What’s your image of a university press? Perhaps an organisation that produces esoteric, ivory-tower, publications that sit, largely unread, in academic libraries. Not so Deloitte University Press. Deloitte University specialises in leadership. Its press continues that theme in the sense of thought leadership. Its publications cover contemporary challenges in such areas as… Read More

Apprenticeships require leadership: Julie Lloyd reports from Apps4England

Julie Lloyd writes: With numbers entering apprenticeships down and national apprenticeship week 5-9 March fast approaching, it seems timely to consider Anne Milton’s questions posed at the Apps4England conference 25 January. How to position the apprenticeship sector for 10-20 years from now?  And how do I respond to her rallying call: “we need to change the perceptions… Read More

Practical tips for working with remote workers

Anthony Haynes writes: On his own blog, Richard Whiteside, who works as a freelancer, has written an excellent post on how organisations can get the best out of the freelancers they work with. Much of his advice would apply too to the management of employees who work remotely. In the usual way I would reblog… Read More

Misconceptions about Talent Assessments

Originally posted on Humantelligence Inc.:
Talent assessment is all about managing people, that is, hiring the right person for the right job, evaluating candidates for appraisals, and managing and developing work teams. Though companies have been using talent assessment tools for many years, they still are doubtful about a few aspects. There are a few myths about…

Creating inclusive culture: Royal Academy of Engineering report

Anthony Haynes writes: We have two reasons for finding Creating inclusive cultures where all engineers thrive, a study published this autumn by the Royal Academy of Engineering, interesting. First, we see the development of greater inclusivity as a major way to improve talent management across all the sectors we work in. (We should add that,… Read More