The Crucial Role of Attitude in Hiring: Beyond Technical Skills

In the competitive landscape of today’s job market, hiring the right talent is a critical factor in an organization’s success. You may have heard the phrase “hire for attitude, train for skill” but how does that manifest in reality? In Mark Murphy’s Hiring for Attitude research, it was unveiled that a substantial 46% of new … Continued

Win-Win – Why you should invest in Retained Recruitment

People are the backbone of every company. Finding and accurately placing top talent in the right positions generates huge benefits for organizations. In the pursuit of maximizing organizational success through talent acquisition, companies often turn to recruitment firms. There are two main threads when outsourcing to a recruitment firm, Contingent Search and Retained Search. Both … Continued

Are you asking the right questions? Recruiters Guide to nailing Behavioral Event Interviews

As a recruiter, our daily tasks are to conduct interviews with candidates and capitalize on the short time allocated to each person. Because of the repetitive nature of recruiting – it is easy for important details to be brushed over or missed in the process. At Potentia, our consultants use Behavioral Event Interviewing techniques to … Continued

Challenges of Executive Search in Indonesia – 2023

The business landscape in Indonesia, particularly in Jakarta, is rapidly evolving with the post-Covid era witnessing a surge in investments. Companies are reevaluating their strategies and embracing new approaches to conducting business. One such trend is the adoption of hybrid work models, where employees are given the flexibility to work from home, the office, or … Continued

Human Resource Council for Advanced Hiring Practices

Our work lives have changed significantly during the Covid-19 pandemic. Recruiters need to understand the dynamics at play in today’s talent market. Hiring and Recruiting strategies that were effective before the pandemic need adjusting due to several factors like robust expansion of the economy, flexibility of remote work, increased retirement rates among baby boomers etc. … Continued

10 Tips to Manage Your Time

A common reply to the question of why a particular task has not been completed is, “I have no time.” Is it really the lack of time or an absence of time management? Do we manage time or does time manage us? Every one of us has only 24 hours in a day. Some manage … Continued

What Makes for Winning Ways?

I once attended a presentation by cricket commentator and journalist Harsha Bhogle titled The Winning Way where he enumerated what makes for winners, taking reference naturally from cricket and relating to the corporates. I liked the time spent, not only because he is from my alma mater (IIM Ahmedabad) but because of the content too. When I … Continued

12 Actions for Successful Leadership

Leadership is often a misunderstood concept. Who is really a leader? Are leaders nominated or self-established? I am sure most would say the latter. But does it really happen or is it just a popular belief? In my decades-long management career, I have seen frequently in organisations that people who ensure they are in the … Continued

Psychometric Testing – an indispensible tool for Selection

“Life is not about finding the right person , but creating the right relationships .” By: John Vijayarangam – CEO of Potentia HR Look before you leap. Test before you hire! As leaders in the business of headhunting and Executive Search we are often approached by clients who want not just intelligent and technically competent, … Continued

Millennials: The New Generation Stepping into the Workforce

Millennials also known as Gen Y are individuals born in 1980-2000. It is now evident, that as Gen X retire we are in the years where more and more millennials are entering the workforce. By 2030, 70% of Indonesia’s working population will be Millennials and hence companies should begin now to ensure they could benefit … Continued

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