85% of Job Applicants Tell Lies

 For years I have been telling management teams that over 60% of all resumes contain blatant untruths, which is a scary number in itself. It turns out that I have been misleading everyone as according to “The 2017 HireRight Employment Report” there are a staggering 85% of job applicants who tell lies in their resumes.…
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A powerful and innovative People Analytics Dashboard

The Peoplogica Group released a new powerful and innovative people analytics dashboard for MultiRater Surveys. By recognizing the need to provide HR professionals, management teams and business owners with a clear and concise summary of their people capital, Multirater Surveys has combined people analytics and diagnostic employee/client surveys to give insights into their organization and…
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How do leading organisations implement leadership development

The challenge for today’s business owners and executive leadership teams is to realize that they will never maximize their revenue and profit potential if they do not develop leaders at all levels. Recent studies have found that a staggering 95% of organizations do not spend any resources developing leadership capability below the senior executive level.…
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Land of the free and disengaged?

In a recent study by Gallup on the State of the American Workforce, Gallup estimated that “disengaged employees cost the USA between $483 billion and $605 billion each year in lost productivity.” This quantum of lost productivity would be relative on a pro-rata basis to all western economies. $605 billion is a staggering amount in…
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LinkedIn’s Head of Recruitment is WRONG !

LinkedIn’s Head of Recruitment (Brendan Browne) recently wrote that there are two major hiring mistakes, he is only wrong because there are actually 6 major hiring mistakes!!” And all of these mistakes are costing Australian business billions of dollars.   Brendan Browne quite rightly identifies two mistakes: Hiring managers set unrealistic expectations They are focused…
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95% of Managers/Supervisors Don’t Receive Leadership Development

In a recent study conducted by 2015 Brandon Hall Group, it was found that only 5% of organisations provided leadership development below the senior executive level.   This means that over 80% of our employees report to managers and supervisors that have not been given the leadership and people management development they dearly need, and…
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Three Reasons Your Employees Are Miserable At Work

I recently read an article by Marcel Schwantes titled “3 Reasons Your Employees Are Miserable at Work (and What to Do About It)” and he identified the three root causes of job misery being: Anonymity The feeling employees get when they realise their manager has little interest in them Irrelevance When employees cannot see how…
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If it is good enough for Google – maybe you should consider it !!

No one has ever purposely hired a poor performer, and yet about 25% of all employees are considered as not-yet-competent by their managers. You would think that these same managers would then look at how the hiring process went wrong and investigate how they could improve the outcome in the future. Because surely everyone would…
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Do you want HR innovation? Start by asking yourself: “Is there a better way?”

When was the last time you asked yourself this very simple question? or When was the last time your HR, L&D and management teams reviewed current people capital outcomes, and the underlying processes, and then actively questioned whether there were potentially better options available via new/different technologies and processes? It is clear that CEOs want…
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