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Making your Onboarding Programme Effective

Making your Onboarding Programme Effective

Imagine yourself as a new employee joining an organization and walking into the office on day one. You enter the office at 8 am. At the front-desk you are asked for the purpose of your visit. You explain that you are ‘the new guy’ and this happens to be your first day at the job.

Leadership and Management

Recently I was invited as a speaker to the NNPC (Nigerian National Petroleum Company) forum held in Dubai for some of their managers. The presentation covered “How to motivate teams to achieve company goals.” During the presentation, as we were discussing the skills required for a manager to achieve these goals, the question of Leadership

Measuring Training ROI

If you are the Learning and Development or Training Manager in your organization, you are probably often asked how you are ensuring that the effort and money spent on training is having the desired outcome and contributing tangibly to the company. If your answer to that is, ‘let’s put in place a system to measure

The Rule of 8’s

Reasons are many, the result is one! A common complaint nowadays from almost everyone is “I don’t have time” and/or “I’m really stressed out”, and most of the time, not having time and being stressed out are mutually exclusive. So where is time? Where is it disappearing? We often feel 24 hours a day are

The Secret To Getting The Biggest Return on Your Training Investment

One of the best things you can offer your people for unlimited opportunities for growth and development is world-class training. Here’s how training is usually conducted… 1. Identify competencies that need to be developed. 2. Select training providers. 3. Evaluate training programs. 4. Set a schedule. 5. Share the schedule with the managers. 6. Managers