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15 of the most popular articles on HRZone in 2013


An iceberg sunk the Titanic, right? Wrong.

Insight from Professor David Buchanan on extreme events and disasters.

Are you employing a corporate psychopath?

One in 100 people are psychopaths, report psychologists

Employment law timeline and changes 2013 and 2014

An easy-to-browse list of the important employment law legislative updates in 2013 and 2014.

How to effectively interview introverts

Interview processes need to be tailored.

Top five qualities of a successful HR Director in 2013

How to stay focused and chase success in spite of mounting pressures.

Coaching or telling: which works? Here’s the evidence

The lessons of neuroscience on command and control versus collaborative management styles.

Is Google the new HR department?

Line managers turn to Google for information they want from HR.

Stamping out the stigma around workplace mental health

Talking about mental health is still taboo, and it's about time we changed that.

How to use storytelling to influence people

Once we understand how the brain responds to stories, we understand why they are so powerful at influencing people.

Better people equals better business: lessons from the All Blacks

What can the world's mightiest rugby side teach us about team work?

Are you a highly sensitive person?

High sensitivity can be found in 20% of the human population.

How to spot a liar

What are the telltale signs of dishonesty?

How being brain savvy can improve performance management

An understanding of neuroscience can help reinvigorate performance management processes.

Why your job description is a lie

And why your working life is based on a myth.

Leadership lessons from  Nelson Mandela’s life

Insight from the Oxford Leadership Academy.

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