Insight Blogs

Mind the Gap: Millennials vs Generation X and Baby Boomers

Ricardo Nugent | 08.03.2019

Millennials, together with generation X, are quickly becoming the largest working demographic globally, nearly on par with baby boomers, and in many parts of the world, already outnumbering them. Gaps in communication and suboptimal working relationships can be avoided by bridging the generations proactively.

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Leading in a Transformational Age: An Indian Perspective

Rohan Carr, IRC Australia | 04.03.2019

Mr Prashant Tandon is the founder and CEO of 1mg, India's largest digital health platform. As a visionary healthcare entrepreneur, Tandon has been listed as one of India's top 40 most influential people under 40 years of age (Economic Times: 40 under 40).

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2019 Higher education talent trends in Australia

Rohan Carr, IRC Australia | 26.02.2019

The higher education sector not only shapes the world in which we live but also is shaped by it. While Australian universities undoubtedly punch above their weight internationally, they remain highly susceptible to global events; be they opportunities or challenges. This will no doubt continue in 2019.

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KidsRights: Changing the NGO world

Patrick Westerburger, IRC Netherlands | 05.02.2019

At KidsRights the children define the agenda and ensure that their message is reaching a global audience.

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Will 2019 & 2020 Be Better for Women?

Warren Carter, IRC USA and Mexico - The QualiFind Group | 16.01.2019

Female executives and politicians in the US have reason to view their future with renewed optimism. Recent events show a shift towards competence and away from bias.

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Professor Pookong Kee on the Higher Education System in Australia and Asia

Rohan Carr, IRC Australia | 17.12.2018

Professor Pookong Kee, currently Director of the University of Melbourne's Asia Institute has recently been appointed as the next BHP Chair of Australian Studies at Peking University. Professor Kee brings a unique perspective with his extensive experience at senior levels both in Australia and within Asia. We recently caught up with Professor Kee and discussed emerging issues in higher education in the region.

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Can Emotional Intelligence Improve Your Job Change?

Melissa Nielson, IRC Japan | 05.12.2018

Changing jobs can be a challenging process. From interview anxiety to long waiting periods without a response, changing jobs can begin to take a toll on you. Fortunately, developing and understanding Emotional Intelligence (EI) can make this process easier. EI has been increasingly discussed because of its importance in effective leadership, however, emotional intelligence applies to all aspects of life including changing jobs.

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Why literally ‘showing the way’ might not be the most effective way to lead

Torben Nørby, IRC Denmark | 21.11.2018

In business as in life, we tend to expect our leaders to have an inherent ability to show the way, and to act as role models for the behaviour they expect to see from others.

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Career Success in the Digital Age

Debbie Goodman-Bhyat, IRC South Africa | 13.11.2018

What’s going to put you ahead of the other 1 billion talented people out there? We’d all like to believe that a combination of talent and hard work will lead to career success. This is partly true. Talent and hard work may lead to some success – if you measure success according to a good job at a solid company.

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The Proper Way to Resign

Laura Gonzalez, IRC USA and Mexico - The QualiFind Group | 28.10.2018

There is a right way and a wrong way to resign from your job. Do it the right way to ensure the long-term well being of your career.

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