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Job Matching: An Indispensable Tool

by Paddy Collins on March 8th, 2012

We recommend a new management tool which helps companies to reduce the burden of process in selection and retention.
No matter what industry sector you are in, a company’s most important asset is its people. People, not product, deliver competitive advantage.
Job-matching tool – speeds decision-making
We see companies struggle to hire new employees because they become stifled [...]

When’s a Smartphone a Gadget?

by Izabela Turek on March 2nd, 2012

In many ways, the smartphone is becoming the electronic version of the Swiss Army knife – combining into a single gadget a range of relatively unrelated tools: phone, camera, calendar, map, time-keeper, alarm clock, radio, music player, etc.
And, with more apps being unveiled daily, the range of new uses just keeps on growing.
If your job [...]

Learning From The Movies

by Tom O'Connor on March 2nd, 2012

Movie clips can be a wonderful adjunct to individual coaching and/or leadership development workshops – when an aptly chosen character portrayal (succinctly) dramatises some key skill.
I’ve written of some personal favourites (in the realm of negotiation skills) in previous blogs:
    – Pride As A Negotiation Pitfall
    – Women Make Better Negotiators
    – Streetwise Tactical Negotiation.
Learning [...]

Croke Park Agreement: A Pivotal Juncture

by Tom O'Connor on March 1st, 2012

For the Croke Park Agreement, 2012 is the year when the rubber hits the road in earnest, reaching a very pivotal juncture, in terms of implemention.
The first 18-months of its existence have allowed participants to test the parameters, clarify terms and overall deepen their engagement with the various changes being proposed/initiated.
Croke Park agreement – 2011 [...]