What Era Is Your People-Management Process From?

“We are entering an era of evidence-based people management,” Robert Bolton, Lead partner of KPMG’s global HR transformation centre of excellence. Things are certainly changing in the talent space – traditional performance reviews are becoming extinct or at least questioned. Traditional engagement surveys are becoming criticised. Data analytics are the new normal! We here at Optimum embrace all these

Recruiting – Save Money, Time and Headaches by Thinking Ahead

Most of the recruiting assignments I run on behalf of my clients are what I’d call ‘reactive’ because they are largely unplanned and usually replacing someone who has left or is in the process of leaving their company.  Very few assignments are planned far in advance and truly tap into the highest quality candidate pools