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How wearables will revolutionise HR

By / October 8, 2015 / , , / 1 Comment

Wearable technology is one of the hottest trends in tech. Technology that fits on your person is going to revolutionise a myriad of industries, HR included. You need to get on the wearables movement now and figure out ways to incorporate the tech into your organisation. Ignoring wearables will make you look behind the times, putting you […]

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Bad data threatens to stop HR analytics dead in its tracks

By / September 24, 2015 / , , , / 3 Comments

The relevance of HR analytics is threatened if human resources professionals rely on bad data to make strategic decisions. People analytics is a new concept in the world of HR. You may need to familiarise yourself with how to read and interpret data – mostly how to sort the good from the bad. The emerging […]

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Workforce modelling vs HR analytics

Navigo recently sent out an email campaign on the benefits of workforce modelling. Grant has been busy keeping up with the overwhelming response from HR pro’s who are looking to become Modelling Masters. This is a great opportunity to highlight the differences between workforce modelling and HR analytics. Both are great tools necessary for organisational success, but they […]

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4 ways Holacracy could put org charts in a spin (Part 1)

There has been a league of digital ink spilled over holacracy since Zappos adopted the practice in 2013, but to summarise, Holacracy is a management style that replaces a traditional, hierarchical organisational structure with role based ‘circles’ based on key functional areas, projects or tasks.   What is Holacracy and where did it come from? Many think the organisational structure […]

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4 ways people analytics will change the way human resources operates

People analytics are the latest trend in big data for HR. However, people analytics run the risk of taking the ‘human’ out of Human Resources. Human resources is about to get a new set of big data metrics. The measurement of people, both candidates and employees, is changing recruitment and succession planning for HR. People analytics have […]

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How to Sabotage Your Succession Plan

By / January 5, 2015 / , / 0 Comments

  Succession planning, an organisation’s way of maintaining or correcting course when key employees leave, is carried out in many different ways. It can involve a secretive conclave where a successor is announced with puffs of white smoke. Or a nominee might undergo a rigorous confirmation hearing before members of the board. Rock-paper-scissors, etc. Whatever […]

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Organisational Planning: Why your business needs it

By / December 15, 2014 / / 0 Comments

The shortest distance between two points is a straight line. In the business world, however, the only absolute is the starting point and the line is never straight. Navigating your way to success requires a solid team of employees and a solid strategy. Organisational planning means knowing who you have, how they’re helping or hurting […]

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The Secret to Being a Better Boss: Better Org Charts

By / October 27, 2014 / / 0 Comments

For many of us, org charts are seen as cold, flat representations of a company’s hierarchy. Names, titles and reporting relationships – that’s all they’re good for. Static, mildly informative org charts can create distance between you and your employees. Your people are the pulse of your business, and keeping up with the beat is […]

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Webinar: Mastering Organisational Restructures

By / September 19, 2013 / , , / 0 Comments

Organisation structures rarely remain static. Mergers, acquisitions, strategy changes, and downsizing all require modelling changes to org units, positions and hierarchies. How do you make sure the process runs smoothly and that the “to be” scenarios are modelled, clearly communicated and viable? Join our senior consultant Belinda Walsh as she takes you through her experiences […]

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