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The 75 KPIs Every Manager Needs To Know

Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) should be the vital navigation instruments used by managers and leaders to understand whether they are on course to success or not. The right set of KPIs will shine light on performance and highlight areas that need attention. Without the right KPIs managers are flying blind, a bit like a pilot…

Top 10 tips for recruiting the right people

  Here are 10 great suggestions to help ensure you recruit the right person.. 1. Get the job spec right To deflect the wrong type of candidate, it goes without saying that any job ad should be clearly worded, spelled correctly and contain a concise description of the job and salary range. To make sure…

Understanding the financial Impact of staff turnover

Firms of all shapes and sizes have long understood that losing a valuable member of staff can be disruptive and costly. There are the obvious logistical costs to deal with such as advertising for a replacement, the time senior management must take out of their day to select and interview candidates, and the need to…

Top interview tips! What to ask your interviewer

So, you’ve tried to build rapport with your interviewer and answered a smorgasbord of competency questions. You are reaching the end of the interview and the interviewer asks the dreaded question “do you have anything you would like to ask us?” Gulp…your mind is blank and so you say “no thanks, everything has been covered” or something similar…

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