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A New Breed of Leader

A New Breed of Leader
Changes in the business landscape over the last 15 years have redefined notions of what it takes to lead effectively and, more importantly, adaptively, when navigating unexpected developments.

But what are the traits of this new type of leader? This slideshow, Leadership In Uncertain Times, by Dr Crissa Sumner, Hudson Talent Management – Asia Pacific, explores the leadership qualities required to steer an organisation in an uncertain environment.

 
 
 

Want to attract the best talent in 2015? Here’s what you need to do

Want to attract the best talent in 2015? Here’s what you need to do
They’re wired, they’re connected and they’re open to new opportunities.

That’s a snapshot of Kiwi professionals in 2015. And if you want to connect with the best – as many NZ businesses are attempting to do this year, increasing headcount in a tightening talent market – you need to know where to find them, and what they’re looking for.

 
 
 

Let Them Eat Cake: Are You out of Touch With What Your Employees Want in 2015?

Let Them Eat Cake: Are You out of Touch With What Your Employees Want in 2015?
Do you know what Australian and New Zealand professionals want more than anything when it comes to their jobs? And as their employer, are you offering it to them?

According to Hudson’s The Hiring Report: The State of Hiring 2015, work life balance is now the number one requirement for ANZ professionals looking for a new role.

 
 
 

Girl power on the rise: Gen Y women at work

Girl power on the rise: Gen Y women at work
Want to know what the next generation of female leaders looks like – and if you’ll be one of them?

Global research from Hudson, based on surveys canvassing 28,000 people across 22 languages, details the psychological traits of women that make them well placed to succeed in the workplaces of today and the future.

 
 
 

Move over extraverts: why introverts are more powerful than you think

Move over extraverts: why introverts are more powerful than you think
This year sees some landmark anniversaries. Bill Gates, frequently cited as the wealthiest person alive, turns 60, J.K. Rowling, whose fortune is valued at £560 million, turns 50, and we recognise the 150th anniversary of the death of Abraham Lincoln.

While there can be little doubt as to the inordinate successes of these individuals, each also shares a characteristic which we don’t commonly associate with prominence and power – introversion.

 
 
 

Tight budget? Hire smarter

Tight budget? Hire smarter
Making a good hire is a balancing act. Organisations face continuing pressure to tighten budgets and rein in salaries, so hiring managers are faced with the problem of how to attract valuable talent in the market when they can’t always compete on price.

Yet it’s not always about the salary. By considering other areas of the big picture, from a compelling Employee Value Proposition (EVP) to understanding candidate motivations, there are other ways to attract and hire great talent.

 
 
 

Agents for change: Generation X grows up

Agents for change: Generation X grows up
Generation X has long been cast as a generation lacking character and drive – a cohort of ‘slackers’ refusing to fully grow up. Yet new research paints a very different picture.

Unlike the politically active and ambitious Baby Boomers, or the ‘look-at-me’ social media obsessed Gen Ys, Generation X has often had trouble being defined as a collective, with little consensus about what makes them distinctive.

 
 
 

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