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Navigating future leadership roles – Tips for Mentors and Mentees!

Navigating future leadership roles

An organisation’s talent pool takes similarity to that of a royal kingdom. When the right time comes for one ruler to step down, the next in command is usually groomed and ready to take the place. In the context of a work environment, when a management level member is getting closer to a retirement age, or decides to leave they encourage that they pursue and mentor a potential leadership role take over the position when the time comes. Now the organisational norm is much different to that of a kingdom, where the next in line is air to the throne and groomed from childhood, whereas at an organisational level, it involves mostly the performance levels that determines ones suitability to reach the next level. When you look at it from a distance mentoring simply feels like a ‘follow me around’, where the chosen employee simply gets to know the details involved in the role. Well there’s more to it than just a look into the life of a manager, during the process, the individual goes through extensive grooming to learn the responsibilities and challenges that comes with the job. Then comes the hardest part of guiding one’s own self to find the leader within. Here is a guide for the mentor and mentee.


Discover the human factor within a digital workplace

digital workplace

The use of technology has surpassed its limitation by taking over most of the daily activities that we are now involved in. From work to home, there is a significant portion where technology has a higher involvement than ever. Often we find ourselves reaping the benefits of this luxury while wondering how we ever survived before all this came into place. As we all know, work takes up most of our day and week, where we spend majority of our time glued to a computer screen. Without knowing the environment becomes nothing but a blur with very little background noise. This is often when organisations realize that it needs to invest on bringing back the human factor to a very dull silent building with a lot of people just tap tapping away on their computers. This is not a bad thing, after all they are working, but how would you go about bringing back a bit of human to the digital speed train that we call work. Take a look at how things could change.


Put the “pro” in “productivity” in a changing business atmosphere


Whatever team you play for whether it’s for generation X, Y or Z it’s inevitable that one generation is going to be taking up the majority of the playing field very soon. And when that happens, the question becomes whether your organisation is prepared to balance the culture to make the work environment a productive one. With technology taking over the work environment and most of our lives, the balance of work and technology becomes as important as work and life. So if you find that your organisation’s productivity has more ‘con’ than ‘pro’ here are a few things to consider.


Tips to Boost Employee Engagement with HR technology

Employee Engagement

Employee engagement remains as one of the most discussed and vital areas of an organisation. Where many organisations are still in search of the most effective ways to satisfy and retain employees that are vital assets to its future. This all comes in to action when you realize that the employee who you though were happy start leaving the organisation for what they specify a “better place to work for”, or when you hear whispers in the hallways or even from old employees about their experience with the organisation. With technology taking over most aspects of our lives, it is not a surprise that there are ways to solve almost any problem with its use. Although it may seem a rather odd use of technology considering the practical context of the situation, it can help make a significant difference. Here are a few ways to help you along.

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