Professional Growth

The Six C’s Of Delegation

Research conducted by the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) in October 2014 revealed that organisations in which line managers delegate responsibility are more likely to adapt effectively to changing business environments. The revenues of these organisations tend to be higher than those organisations where line managers do not delegate as much. If you are ...continue reading

On Probation

An increasing number of organisations in Pakistan place new employees on a ‘probation period’ which usually lasts between three and six months. During this time, managers assess new employees’ competency levels as they perform their tasks. If a new employee’s performance is satisfactory during this period, s/he usually becomes a permanent one. Organisations usually have ...continue reading

Succeeding At The Top

In his book Promote Yourself: The New Rules for Career Success (2015), Dan Schawbel, Managing Partner at Millennial Branding (a Gen Y research and management consulting firm), describes why newly promoted managers often hit performance roadblocks. According to Schawbel, there are five common challenges which new managers face. Here are his solutions on how they ...continue reading

Career Advice For New Graduates

A question I am often asked by new graduates (and even mid-level executives) regarding a job offer usually revolves around the expected paycheque. This is all the information they provide and expect profound advice on whether or not they should take it. However. if this is all you are taking into account when considering which ...continue reading