//Career Development

5 Steps to Launching a Scalable Career Coaching Program

By | 2019-03-20T10:41:33+00:00 March 20th, 2019|Career transition, Advice for HR, Career Development|

Organisations of all sizes and stages are recognising the value of career coaching for developing their people. It often starts with one person experiencing a transformative coaching experience and passionately wanting to disseminate it across the entire organisation. However, many HR leaders soon discover that most career coaching programs are not designed to serve a [...]

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How to use SMART stories to ace interviews

By | 2019-03-14T06:35:05+00:00 March 14th, 2019|Career transition, Career Development|

How do I answer behavioural interview questions? This is one of the most popular questions we get asked at RiseSmart. The best questions are behavioural to help the interviewer get a clearer picture of why you are the best fit for the job and company culture. While answering critical thinking and behavioural based questions, it’s important [...]

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What do you mean by flexibility?

By | 2019-02-27T15:46:03+00:00 February 27th, 2019|Advice for HR, Career Development, Flexible Work|

In ten years of ageing workforce research, flexibility is a recurring theme. And from older workers, the resounding sentiment is, “I am happy to work longer, but not the way I’m working now.” In one sense, older workers have thrown down the gauntlet to employers; if you want workforce sustainability, then flexible work practices are [...]

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How to Get Good Professional References

By | 2019-02-12T15:03:23+00:00 February 12th, 2019|Career transition, Career Development|

Having respected and highly targeted professional references is key to proving your value to future and even current employers. When considering an employee for a new internal role, managers like to see agreement about that person’s strengths among team members and others inside the organisation. To minimise the risk of bringing an employee into a [...]

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