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Welcome, ADVANCE is an all-round service agency active in the broad area of Human Resources. Our services are concentrated on Aruba and the Dutch Caribbean islands, where we support the corporate sector, nonprofit organizations and the government.

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.

How do you optimize the results of your talent in practice?

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DevelopmentWhiteBoardOrganizations today are competing in two markets – one for their products and services, and the other for the “talent” required producing or performing them.

There are a number of very practical steps one can take to optimize the results of your pool of talent.

Getting results from talent takes knowledge, skills and motivation. The first step is to determine the knowledge, skills and motivation needed for a specific job. Based on assessment or experience, the second step is determining

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:

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