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What is the benefit of hiring for culture before hiring for skills?

“Every organization needs employees who mesh with its core values — the principles that define who you are as an organization and that shape day-to-day business decisions. Employees who do not adhere to a shared corporate culture dilute it, detracting from the essence that gives your company its identity and helps it achieve aggressive goals.” – Harvard Business Review (HBR) Read More »

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Success through Diversity

“In today’s thriving multi-cultural environment, the need to manage diversity is one recognised by many companies, but something achieved by far fewer.” Read More »

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Giving identity back to Indians

HUNDREDS of millions of Indians cannot prove they exist. They have no birth certificate, no driving licence, no social-security number. So they find it hard to open a bank account, borrow money or draw on government services.”

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A Great Example of Knowledge Sharing

“The UAE will enhance co-operation and share best practices in the field of human resources with Morocco after it signed an agreement to that effect with the North African country yesterday. The Memoranda of Understanding (MoU), signed by the UAE’s Federal Authority for Government Human Resources with Morocco, provides for enhancement of co-operation in the fields of civil service legislation, regulation of salaries and job descriptions.” – Gulf News Read More »

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Cultural insight is marketing’s untapped resource

Anthropologist Grant McCracken, author of Chief Culture Officer, stresses the importance of cultural expertise and how it can be used to create advantages and build successful business and marketing strategies. Read More »

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