Archive for the month of: November 2019

10 Ways to Keep Executives Focused on Performance Management

November 20, 2019 - 11:40:00 AM

Have you ever tried to launch a performance improvement plan, but didn’t have enough support from executive management? Chances are the initiative lacked focus, direction, and ultimately was unsuccessful. This is because executive management plays the biggest role in keeping leaders within the organization focused on what’s important…and that’s improving performance, increasing productivity, and sustaining growth. Truth is, all executives want these things, but often performance improvement is lost among the myriad of organizational objectives. This is why it’s important for performance management teams to learn effective techniques for keeping organizational performance on the forefront. This article focuses on techniques for getting support from senior executives and keeping leaders focused on organizational performance management. Keeping senior management and executives focused on performance management can prove to be extremely challenging, especially with their busy schedules. This can be accomplished by keeping

How To Conduct A Successful Job Search

November 20, 2019 - 09:55:00 AM

Starting a job search can often be a daunting experience, after all where do you start and which sources of information should you use? This article aims to examine in detail the elements of a successful job search, drawing upon my experience as a recruiter over a number of years. Step 1. Objective Setting It is impossible to decide whether something has been successful unless you define some basic objective in the first instance. Think about some of the following: a) Are you looking for an identical job in a different company? b) Are you looking for a career change into a specific industry? c) Or are you still undecided about what job you want, but intend to cast the net as wide as possible and see what happens? Once you have clarified your job search goals this will influence