Across the globe people have been looking at the effects of COVID-19. And in this case, not the actual virus but the environment it created. Pubs, hairdressers and restaurants were forced to close. Schools were closed and the children sent home for “home schooling”. A phrase that will forever strike fear into parents the world over. Travel was cancelled. And businesses slowed and then closed. Many may never reopen. And this has raised questions. This is galvanising and testing even the strongest and healthiest of teams.
Having been brought up from the age of three in Australia, I “knew” that Australia was a land of larrikins. We did what we wanted when we wanted. We broke the rules and had a laugh about it. We looked overseas at other “funny” countries with their “weird” customs. We weighed them in the balance and found them wanting. We were glad we were Australians.
More and more HR functions are reaping the reward from adopting personality profiling. It's no longer simply seen as a simple ‘nice-to-have’. But as a value add to talent management programs. Here we discuss what personality is. Where personality tools are most effective. And what this means for the workplace. From recruitment through to on-boarding, team working and leadership development.
Mindfulness at work. What is it? Why is it important? And what does it mean from a Facet5 perspective? Here we discuss how different levels of emotionality affect an individuals wellbeing. And how training staff in mindfulness will help lift a less engaged workforce. Making big steps to avoid burnout.
Many start-up businesses are founded by visionary individuals or groups who do not always know how to work as a cohesive team. Using Facet5 helps teams understand each other’s strengths and weaknesses, and establish a framework of communication that will enable constructive challenge and debate - while retaining unity.
Culture – the way we do things round here – is very important. It defines who we are. And is at the core of multi-cultural work places. With solid data from more than 40 countries, Facet5 is a global model of behaviour. Highlighting cultural differences from country to country.