Category Archives: HR Management

Corporate chameleons: How applicants adapt their assessment responses to get hired

Job applications are often highly competitive. Inevitably applicants will try to present the best, most suitable version of themselves to the hirer. But just how far will they go to appear an attractive applicant?

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A meeting of minds: how clever conversations underpin great project management

Meetings may often seem like a waste of time, yet new research suggests that they are essential part of effective project management. The problem is not the meetings, but what people say in them. Get that right; facilitate common understanding between team members, and project success follows.

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Holding the baby: parental leave, career prospects, and well-being

Parental leave policies are designed to achieve a number of objectives. They can promote wellbeing, encourage women’s return to work, avoid adverse career impact, and benefit the overall economy. But to achieve optimal results which mix of job protection and cash benefits works best?

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