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Gurkhas: Quest for the Best

Punishing selection for the Brigade of Gurkhas has taken place in Pokhara in the Himalayas.

From the initial 7,865 Nepalese applicants, 500 made it through to the final two weeks of testing, where 230 were successful. 40 more words

British Army

Promoting People for the Wrong Reasons: Five Common Mistakes


There’s a particular refrain we hear from perplexed business leaders and HR executives on a regular basis: “We promoted ______ last year and, for some reason, he/she is struggling in the new role”. 597 more words

Talent Strategy

Interview FAQs: What do they mean?

Recently, I have felt that many questions that are asked in the interview are very predictable. Therefore, in this article, I have tried to uncover some of the basic FAQs asked in the interview and clarify the actual meaning of those questions. 890 more words

Recruitment & Selection

Four Goals to Drive Your 2015 Talent Strategy

As 2014 wound down, did you meet your Talent Strategy goals for the year? Chances are many of your efforts remain a work in progress, and while strategically important to the success of your organization, can easily be sidetracked or slowed by everyday business demands. 473 more words

Talent Strategy

The Top Insights from the Centrepoint of View Blog in 2014

We’ve covered a lot of ground with this blog since we launched it back in May. We are excited to share new ideas with you in 2015 but for now, let’s look back at some key quotes from our 2014 posts. 500 more words

Talent Strategy

Get the low down

Are you looking for some Behavioural-Based Interviewing questions?  It is well known that the most accurate predictor of future performance is past performance in a similar situation. 350 more words

Recruitment & Selection