MENTORING IN THE WORKPLACE – DEFINED Mentoring is almost always used interchangeably with the work coaching; however, mentoring is a situation where the focus is on supporting the growth and development of the (receiver) mentee. When we say coach, we are simply saying coach, we typically mean a relationship of finite duration where the focus […]


Negligent Hiring

There was a story I heard about an employee suing his former employer for negligent hiring; his claim was that the employee knew about his condition, but deliberately let him go for no reason. The employer could have avoided this situation easily by making sure a proper hiring exercise was carried out, or better still […]


Leading With Emotional Intelligence In The Workplace

Individuals with high emotional intelligence have increased ability to understand and relate to people. They have skills in communicating and decoding emotions and they deal with others wisely and effectively. Such people communicate their ideas in more robust ways, are better able to read the politics of a situation, are less likely to lose control […]


Leadership Skills

On this blog post, we’ll be discussing key characteristics every top-level manager should possess. For a person can be tagged a good leader, he or she must possess certain skills. Leadership is both a research area and a practical skill encompassing the ability of an individual or organization to “lead” or guide other individuals, teams, […]