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Decision-making on coaching or training. More than just a matter of the number of participants

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DECISION ON TRAINING OR COACHING

Training and coaching are tools for improvement of management and employees that are often talked about. But in practice, what approach is the most efficient? To answer that question we must first take a look at the differences between training and coaching.

Why It Is Important To Have A Job Classification and Salary System – Controlling Your Labor Cost

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Both employer and employee want fairness in pay, but more often than not salaries are based on the individuals performing the job than on the true value that the job represents to the organization. Over time many organizations start to feel the lack of a consistent pay structure, facing substantial salary discrepancies within the same type of jobs.

Stopping Fraud Before It Starts

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Over the past few weeks, Aruba has been confronted again with new cases of fraud. Employees had found‘clever’ ways to embezzle their employers for tens and even hundreds of thousands of florins.

Business Impact

Fraud is big business. Companies are most at risk of fraud from their employees, since they have access to information and assets. On average, companies lose 5% to 6% of their revenues to internal fraud.

Selecting for Talent, NOT a “chicken or the egg” type of dilemma.

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In the world of Human Resources Management there are words that are commonly used in organizations and among HRM professionals. Words such as “Talent”, “Finding the Right Fit” and “Employee Engagement”.  The word talent in itself is defined by Webster’s Dictionary as having a natural aptitude or skill. According to Forbes.com (2012) employee engagement is the emotional commitment the employee has to the organization and its goals.

In its Business Journal (2014) Gallup.com poses the following question “What’s More Important: Talent or Engagement?” According to Gallup, this question was asked in a survey conducted by Ann Inc. The answer:

Inspirational Leaders vs Micro Managers

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Oct 9 2014 by  John White,  Innovative B2B Marketing & Sales Executive

My job is to make them better. – Steve Jobs Recently, I published two articles regarding corporate management strategies, and the impact they have on a company’s effectiveness. The first article titled, “7 Management Traits that Will Make All Your Employees Quit,” addressed how poor management can lead to a high employee turnover rate. In this article, I told the story about how a bad manager I had in the past caused all the employees to quit and led to the shutdown of a regional office. In the second article titled, “7 Traits of Great Leaders,” I discussed the flip side of the equation on how good management encourages employee retention, increases productivity, and promote innovation. The response I got from readers was tremendous.

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