Our top 5 pick of books to read

Our top 5 pick of books to read Here at MyPeople we’re passionate about reading – it’s one of our guilty pleasures! Books can be a source of inspiration and a way to develop skills. They can also help us to become successful by providing knowledge, new insights and different ways of thinking. Reading can assist the…

Measuring and improving goal alignment

Measuring and improving goal alignment The story goes that when President John F. Kennedy visited the NASA space centre for the first time, he asked a janitor, “what is your job here?”. The janitor replied, “I’m helping to put a man on the moon Mr. President”. This anecdote nicely highlights that a sense of shared…

Measuring ROI on Training and development

Measuring ROI on Training and Development Each year, businesses spend millions on training, with the aim of developing their people, and ultimately their organisation. Whether it is skills training, on the job training, coaching, or leadership development programs, the question remains: How much of the training spend is effective? Furthermore, could the return on investment…

Getting recruitment right, more often.

Getting recruitment right, more often. Getting recruitment right is extraordinarily hard and getting it wrong is expensive. When recruiting for a role or building a team, there are many assessment tools that help in the recruitment process. Tools that enable us to measure the skills and capabilities of a prospective new teammate – after all,…

Hiring for Team Fit

Have you read ‘Alchemy: The surprising power of ideas that don’t make sense’ by Rory Sutherland? There is an abbreviated extract around recruitment that I want to share. ‘Imagine you have ten roles to fill, and you ask ten colleagues to each hire one person. They will all try to recruit the best person they…