Why Being a Charismatic Leader Isn’t All that Good

charismatic leader

We’re always reading things about the difference between being a boss and a leader; how the first pushes their team to simply do their work while the other is more focused on making the team the best they can possibly be. Most of this material presents the leader figure as the good guy, charming, empathic, a visionary, and often quite charismatic. The Problem with Charisma However, being a charismatic leader is not always as good as it seems. People with natural charisma are usually p...

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Ghosting in the Recruitment World

Ghosting

The term ghosting is a fairly new word that comes from the online dating world. It refers to the practice of talking with someone and suddenly disappearing on them. This is achieved by not replying to texts, emails, phone calls (or even smoke signals) until the other person gets the message that you’re no longer interested. The funny thing about this phenomenon is that it doesn’t only apply to the online dating world, it can also happen between job seekers and recruiters. In previous entri...

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How to Create Leaders in the Workplace

Leaders in the workplace

Talent management is gaining ground in recruitment and managers are changing the way they approach their employees, providing better opportunities for professional development and building a closer relationship with them. One of the key practices in talent management is having a succession plan that works like an ace up your sleeve. This way you will always have someone with the right set of skills to fill any crucial role that falls vacant. But, how can a manager train his employees to become...

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4 Reasons why having a break at work is important

A Break is important

Let’s face it, everyone wants to do well at work. Some people take this idea more seriously than others, even going as far as putting work over their own wellbeing. This might happen for involuntary reasons, because of the need to meet specific goals, having an awful schedule, or skipping lunch breaks –No, lunch time is not to catch up on work, Go eat! (By the way, spilling crumbs over your keyboard while multitasking between your sandwich and the next big deal doesn’t count). A...

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Blind recruitment: The New Strategy to Avoid Bias

Blind Recruitment

Have you ever felt you didn’t get a job for reasons beyond your experience and skills? Do you think there can be favoritism in the recruitment process? Sometimes, candidates find out that they were rejected because of their gender, their foreign names or even after being found on social media. Candidates are sometimes judged on personal traits that are not relevant to the job instead of being considered for their work experience and skills. This is why, in order to avoid being biased, recrui...

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