Category: process

The American View: Pride and Perhaps Prejudice

Author: Keil Hubert

Why would a leader deliberately turn away top talent because of a peculiar affectation for anachronistic social habits? More importantly, why would a company allow such a practice? People are fascinating; even those people that wouldn’t deign to hire you... Read more

The American View: ALICE Packs in Wonderland

Author: Keil Hubert

There are several useful techniques for teaching professional skills. Some techniques are better than others depending on the nature of the skill, how it’ll be employed, and how social it is in execution. Inculcation – learning through doing – is... Read more

The American View: Never Save the Best for Last

Author: Keil Hubert

If your company is going to do core process thing right, make it the New-Hire On-Boarding process. Set your workers up for success from the beginning, and they’ll be more likely to contribute to a positive, productive culture. When I... Read more

The American View: The New Hire’s Lament

Author: Keil Hubert

The notion that businesses have flawless, optimised processes for bringing new employees aboard is more an aspiration goal than a statement of fact. New entrants to the workforce are often shocked to discover that even enterprise-tier organisations don’t seem to... Read more

Neglect due diligence at your peril

Author: webeditor

The due diligence process for any M&A deal must be robust because establishing the true value of any transaction can be tricky. Historic financial data is never a reliable guide on its own to future success – and Brexit has... Read more

All Quiet on the Western Affront

Author: Keil Hubert

It’s not what you’ve done that gets you to an interview; it’s who’s willing to speak on your behalf to the hiring authority. Business Reporter’s resident U.S. ‘blogger Keil Hubert grudgingly acknowledges that the data proves the aphorism: personal referrals... Read more

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