Five ingredients to build a business employees want to work in

Anyone who runs a business today will understand how important people are to the success of an organisation. Talent acquisition is only one half of the coin, the other is retention, and so when we consider the great resignation of the post-pandemic world, holding onto key talent is front of mind for any business owner,…

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Solving for the workplace of the future

The key to solving today’s complex workplace challenges – which include retaining critical skills and developing new working models that suit multiple generations – is to not use a ‘one size fits all’ approach. This is the view of Sungeetha Sewpersad, Old Mutual lnsure Human Capital Executive, who is responsible for overseeing 2500 employees at one…

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How emotionally intelligent is your team? And what is the impact on your culture?

It is often said that culture is the competitive edge for any organisation. Culture is also referred to as the personality or character of the business, so it leaves us with the question: “Where does emotional intelligence (EQ) fit in?” When working with people in a workplace or any setting, for example, people respond differently.…

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