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Your Star Sign Has Probably Changed, But Don’t Worry About It

stars-jpgI’m not a follower of zodiac star signs or related beliefs. Let me just say that right off the bat. I am also not in the business of judging or criticising those who follow the practice.

Having said that, I have read some of my horoscopes in the past that were fairly accurate. After spending some time studying psychology and related disciplines I came to realise that horoscopes and the reading of the stars suffer from one of three psychological effects.

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How to recognise a future manager in your organisation

Manager

Manager

Any organisation is only as strong (and successful) as it’s people. From top management all the way down the ranks to even those with temporary potions, all employees reflect on the health and vitality of an organisation.

One sign of a strong and healthy organisation is when employees are advancing up the corporate ladder and when managers are being sourced from within the organisation as opposed to recruiting management externally.

In any organisation there are employees that may be more suited to advancing to a managerial role than others. So how do you decide which employee has the right qualities for such a role? What are the qualities that point to a future manager?

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PDA Sample Job Fit Report

PDA Sample Job Fit Report

PDA Sample Job Fit Report

We are very excited about the Personal Development Analysis (PDA) behavioural assessment tool that we distribute. The PDA is a powerful behavioral assessment tool that measures human behaviour and maps it to certain personality styles and competencies.

The PDA tool allows you to make a more informed decision on the selection of new hires or promotions. Ons of the ways the PDA does this is through a Job Fit report. The job fit report maps the individual’s results against that of a predetermines job. The PDA system has generic jobs in the Administrative, Leadership and Sales fields that can be used to match the candidates against.

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Top HR Trends 2015 – Continued

Top HR Trends 2015

Top HR Trends 2015

In our previous article concerning Human Resource trends for the year ahead we looked at the first 5 of the top HR trends predicted by Forbes for 2015 and if these trends apply to Namibia. In this article we will be looking at the next 5 predicted trends.

In continuation Forbes predicts the following trends in 2015: Mobile hiring and the mobile job search explode, Social media posts used to attract and retain talent, Succession planning becomes a top priority, Women continue to seize power positions in the workplace, More people stepping out of traditional career paths.

Let us continue unpacking these trends.

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What is the PDA?

What is the PDA

What is the PDA

The Personal Development Analysis (PDA) is a powerful tool that through a simple, accurate and scientific methodology, allows you to describe and analyse the behavioural profile of individuals. Use PDA to determine people’s Behavioral Profiles, manage their talent and develop their skills. It is the fastest-growing Talent Management tool of recent years and it has been scientifically verified to have a 90% reliability rate. It has ISO9001 certification, meets EEOC requirements and has been internationally validated by AIOBP.

It’s simple and intuitive, enabling you to obtain a wide variety of reports and graphs over the Internet, providing information on individuals and teams.

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