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3 Ways to Avoid Promoting The Wrong Person

Written By Ash Why don’t we make the best sports players the managers? Why don’t the smartest thinkers become the teachers? Why don’t the highest performing salesperson become the sales manager? To avoid falling trap to The Peter Principle.  As an employee, you may have faced the following situation; after time and effort of working towards a promotion, upon starting your new role you ...

Are You A Contender Or Just A Pretender Of The Digital Age?

Are You A Contender Or Just A Pretender Of The Digital Age?

Written by Founder & CEO, Sharma Lachu “I thought productivity is supposed to drop when you work from home, how come we are working a lot more?” In a catch up with his team lead, one of my colleagues innocently quipped. While we all found it hilarious, it also piqued my curiosity. Are we just lucky at Accendo, that we were mostly born as an organisation in the Digital Native timeframe, ...

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4 Hidden Costs of Poor Succession Planning (Or Not Having One At All)

Deferring or putting succession planning in the back burner is an easy thing to do, especially when there are other pressing priorities. However, one cannot hope that the best employees never leave, and that finding replacements is going to be easy while the impact to business will be quite low. The failure or lack of succession planning is often due to boards and stakeholders allowing it to fall ...

3 data challenges that hinder effective succession planning

3 Data Challenges That Hinder Effective Succession Planning

This is the first part of a four part series on common challenges of Succession Planning. Succession Planning is critical for organisations to ensure business continuity and success. Majority (86%) of leaders believe in its urgency and importance, however, only 14% believe that the organisation is doing it well*. One cause for concern is data, as succession planning is for most organisatio ...

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Virtual Assessment Centres: Best practices and ideas from our recent Lunch & Learn Session

Assessment Centres (ACs) have been a highly reliable process in many talent programmes however due to the high cost and time investment it has become un-scalable in many organisations. By leveraging on technology to virtualise the entire process, organisations can make talent decisions quicker, cheaper and more reliably.   In the spirit of overcoming MCO constraints amidst COVID-19, ...

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Is The Business Ready For When The HR You Know Is Gone?

IS HR ACTUALLY SERIOUS ABOUT CHANGE? While the world keeps talking about moving “digital”, there is a stereotype that gets blanketed - HR hardly adds value to an organisation as they are not prepared to lead the company into a digital work environment and that maybe it is time their seat at the table is revoked. I see it slightly differently. Within the next 5 years, the role of HR will dra ...

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3 Points from Josh Bersin on Creating Great Talent Experience

Long gone are the days of “prehire to retire” where an employee stays in the same organisation for 20 years with the expectation that they’ll be rewarded for their hard work and loyalty (Lurie, 2018).  There is a drastic shift from the baby boomers to the millennials. This is seen in the shift of work trends and the way we work which has caused organisations scrambling to find the best solution ...

Malaysia's Top CHROs

5 key points on Employee Experience by Malaysia’s Top CHROs

A new HR disruption is here and it’s here to stay. What is this new buzzword and how are talent issues evolving? With digital transformation rapidly changing the nature of work, businesses are focused not only on building the right workforce to meet evolving needs but also ensure that the experience of the employees is one that fosters a stronger relationship with them. Are we in the midst of sh ...