Rory McCormick, Author at Aperture Partners

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So far has created 11 blog entries.

Our workspace may have changed but can the same be said about how we work?

We’ve evolved to a world of custom workspace design which is radically changing the way we work, but can the same be said about our workplace behaviours?

Where we work may be changing but how humans work hasn’t. I’m not referring to the increased use of technology or the new methods we may use to get […]

Onboarding – the essential piece of the retention puzzle!

This year, the unemployment rate in the U.S. hit a 49-year low of 3.7%. The demand for companies to retain top talent is intensifying. Employee retention is the number one issue on the minds of CEOs worldwide today. And yet, companies often spend very little time onboarding new hires. With up to 20% of staff […]

How will AI and ML likely impact recruiting activity?

The foundation of a high-impact workforce relies on the quality of its employees, but we can’t build successful teams with antiquated recruiting processes. As the demand for talented individuals goes up and pressures on recruiting teams simmer, talent acquisition professionals are constantly in search of better ways to hire.

On average, talent acquisition professionals spend nearly one-third of […]

Social media mining: a new way for HR to assess personality

Computer-generated algorithms can examine people’s social media updates for negative personality traits, which could then be used in hiring decisions

This article reviews recent academic research on the relationship between social media activity and the dark side of personality, defined as the counterproductive and maladaptive character traits that have the potential to derail employees’ and leaders’ […]

The CEO of the future – the beginning of a new age

“Organizations that want talent to drive strategy will look radically different from the hierarchical corporations of the past, the kind laden with multiple layers of managers”

Now CEOs must put talent and finance on at least an equal footing, while recognizing that talent isn’t a thing that can be deployed like financial capital.

Deploying human capital is […]

Remote working – People and Business Benefits

 

Remote working is becoming more commonplace than ever before – but what are the benefits both for businesses and the people that they are hiring?

“One must consider that for experienced performers, and Gen Y and Z candidates, remote working, either full or part time, is no longer a ‘rare privilege,’ it’s a very common practice,” […]

InMind – July 2018 Edition

The Aperture Partners Group is a human capital advisory firm, with functions across search and assessment. We engage with clients along the entire employment life cycle.
Reframing imposter syndrome – turning a psychological flaw into a vital skill
This article applies to anyone who has to simultaneously learn and produce a high level of output in their […]

InMind – June 2018 Edition

The Aperture Partners Group is a human capital advisory firm, with functions across search and assessment. We engage with clients along the entire employment life cycle.
Psychological Safety: No matter what sector you’re in, is the most critical trait of any successful team.
Five years ago, Google — one of the most public proselytizers of how studying […]

Privacy Document

Introduction

The purpose of this document is to set out the privacy entitlements of Data Subjects, as defined in the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), of living persons.  Privacy can only apply to information that is not already in the public domain and GDPR only applies to such personal data.

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is […]

InMind – May 2018 Edition

The Aperture Partners Group is a human capital advisory firm, with functions across search and assessment. We engage with clients along the entire employment life cycle.
Emotional Intelligence: An indicator of bottom line results
According to Harvard Business Review, Emotional Intelligence accounts for 90% of the difference between average and star performers in top tier firms.

Firstly we […]