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The Hawthorne Effect and the Future Leadership Attributes required

The Hawthorne Effect was discovered because of research commissioned at a Western Electric parts factory in Hawthorne, Illinois.  The study was commissioned to determine whether changing the lighting conditions in the factory would increase employee productivity and initial findings appeared … Continue reading

transitioning from 2020 to 2021 – thank YOU

21 December 2020   THANK YOU   Dear Clients, Candidates and Friends It is difficult to express any view on this past year 2020 which has not already been said. 2020 was a unique year filled with opportunities.   pinpoint … Continue reading

Leadership Competencies and Business Sustainability

When navigating today’s ambiguous world, c-suite executives find themselves in a complex business environment. This has resulted in many organisations trying to future proof their organisations to minimise risk. The best time to observe the quality of leaders that you … Continue reading

Pinpoint One Human Resources Cares

Know the Symptoms of COVID-19 12 March 2020 Shared with care and concern for our Clients, Candidates and Friends From the team of pinpoint one human resources   Know the Symptoms of COVID-19 By Brenda Goodman, MA   March 10, … Continue reading

Employee Onboarding Process –

A critical path towards new employee success PART 1: What is Onboarding / Induction   Onboarding is the process of helping your company’s new hires adjust to the social and performance aspects of their jobs as quickly as possible. Human … Continue reading

pinpoint one human resources celebrates 20 years

A company built to contribute to South Africa THE STORY of pinpoint one is the story of South Africa or – to be more precise – the story of contributing to the new South Africa. It began with a chance … Continue reading

Qualifications, Attitude and Ability Count

THE RECENT row around the educational qualifications – or rather the lack of them – among Members of Parliament has taught South Africans one thing at least: experience only trumps qualifications when there is no stipulated requirement for them for … Continue reading

Navigating the minefield of social media

SOCIAL media is littered with the graves of once promising careers. Google them. You’ll find analysts who’ve lost their jobs, politicians who have found themselves in the centre of digital firestorms – and ordinary citizens who have gone to jail, … Continue reading

Don’t risk having stoned staff

THE Constitutional Court’s recent ground-breaking judgment on cannabis consumption and cultivation for private use might have been widely hailed across the country – but there are major potential pitfalls for South African companies. The court effectively decriminalised the private or … Continue reading

Today’s worker needs integrity as never before

INTEGRITY is everything. It’s a critical component of a good leader, precisely the kind of people we are often called upon to find for our clients, to lead their companies. It’s amazing though how often those very candidates – who … Continue reading

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