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Tip of the Day: How to Be Perceived as a Fair Leader

As a leader, you will have to make decisions. Lots of them. And you’ll probably spend significant amounts of time and energy trying to make unbiased, fair decisions. But you’ll also probably discover that finding the right balance is quite the challenge. Here are some ways to help you try to shift the scales a little. [...]

April 4th, 2019|Categories: Articles|

Tip of the Day: Motivating Your Creative Employees

Creative people tend to be characteristically different from others when it comes to their values, personality and abilities. So they might require special consideration when it comes to managing this group of people. Here are some tips to help you motivate your most creative employees to perform at their best: Assign the Right Roles When creative [...]

March 22nd, 2019|Categories: Articles|

Tip of the Day: 3 Dimensions of Onboarding for Higher Retention

In an ever-intensifying battle for talent, retaining your hires is critical. In that, how your new hires are onboarded influences how long they choose to stay with you. Organisations with a standardised onboarding process experience significantly greater new hire productivity and retention. Integrate these three dimensions into your onboarding process to enable your people to stay [...]

March 13th, 2019|Categories: Articles|

Tip of the Day: The 3 Silent Killers of Culture

Many leaders cite “culture” as the root cause of peoples’ problems in their organisations. Often, they are unable to pinpoint the causes, even less so in identifying the symptoms when culture is heading downhill. The issue of culture rarely erupts as a single identifiable event but is usually an accumulation of various incidents. Below are the three most [...]

March 6th, 2019|Categories: Articles|

Video: Align Group Client Testimonials

Here are snippets of our client testimonials. Hear what they have to say about us. SuperSteam Asia Pacific It was very fortunate for us to work with Align Group, becuase they helped us to clarify and gave us what we wanted. Dylan Ng, CEO & Co-Founder OA International  After engaging Align Group, [...]

Tip of the Day: Manager’s Roadblocks to Practising Fairness

Fairness influences how employees feel at work, and is one of the basic conditions to build a positive culture. Managers are often expected to be fair in the way they communicate and make decisions, but most do not. Below are 3 roadblocks that often hinder a manager from practising fairness. Underestimating the Importance of Fairness Some managers [...]

October 18th, 2018|Categories: Articles|Tags: , , |

Tip of the Day: Essentials For Talent Attraction Today

The demographics of talents and their reasons for working are changing, so companies face growing challenges in attracting talents. This may be the result of hiring managers being too comfortable with traditional recruitment processes and methods and hence, neglect looking into areas which are essential to talent attraction. The following are some often neglected areas to  [...]

October 17th, 2018|Categories: Articles|Tags: , , |

Tip of the Day: Making The Most Out Of Exit Interviews

An exit interview should be a priority when an employee leaves, whether they get fired or they resign, as it gives you valuable information about your company and your employees. Find The Best Time The interview should take place in the last few days of employment. If it is done too early, the employee may not [...]

October 17th, 2018|Categories: Articles|Tags: , , |

Tip of the Day: Reframe Blame

It is tempting to blame others when things go wrong. While you may protect your self-esteem in the short term, it will be costly in the long term. When the blame game becomes dysfunctional, it shuts down learning, leaves others feeling persecuted and undermines drive and productivity. Below are three actionable steps you can take to [...]

October 15th, 2018|Categories: Articles|Tags: , , |