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The Art of Negotiation

The Art of Negotiation

Job descriptions often list negotiation skills as a desirable asset for job candidates, but the ability to negotiate requires a collection of interpersonal and communication skills used together to bring a desired result. Here are five essential negotiation tips for success. 1. Break down the mental barriers The founder of modern capitalism, Adam smith, once […]

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Inequality in the Workplace: “Who’s minding the kids?”

Inequality in the Workplace: “Who’s minding the kids?”

Written by on October 17, 2014 in elearning, featured on app, Leadership, Uncategorized with 0 Comments

Women have made great strides in the workplace, but inequality for both sexes still persists. The leaps and bounds that were being made during the 20th Century are very little to be seen for both women and men in the 21st Century. Without a doubt the status of women within education and the workforce has […]

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The Importance of CSR in the Workplace

The Importance of CSR in the Workplace

Employee engagement, retention and training are vital to success within company teams. Yet every company takes a different route in a bid to engage and retain their employees. We consider the role of Corporate Social Responsibility and the gravitas it holds. In recent years Corporate Social Responsibility has grown to be seen as a vital […]

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Match & More: Morrisons Loyalty

Match & More: Morrisons Loyalty

Written by on October 3, 2014 in Engagement, featured on app, Leadership, Uncategorized with 0 Comments

As Morrisons tackle customer loyalty; we consider if the new loyalty scheme has come a little too late for the supermarket middleweight Morrison’s, the UK Supermarket Chain has announced the imminent arrival of its loyalty card scheme in a bid to drive lagging sales and remain relevant in the supermarket pricing war. The store, founded […]

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The Importance of Reputation in Business

The Importance of Reputation in Business

Written by on October 3, 2014 in Engagement, featured on app, Leadership with 0 Comments

Reputation can make or break a company; we consider the importance of reputation in business I recently read an article about John Lewis and the lengths it had gone to, to unite an out of production toy cat with its forlorn owner. The department store, renowned for its commitment to delivering on its promises, went […]

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Find out how DISC assessment tools help to nurture future leaders

Find out how DISC assessment tools help to nurture future leaders

Written by on September 15, 2014 in Engagement, featured on app, Leadership with 0 Comments

“While DISC is not a new solution, its effectiveness is one that has been proven over the years, and could be explored to help overcome challenges understanding workplace behaviour”, says Mark Stuart, one of our trainer in Terrapinn Training. In his article Singapore’s disengaged workforce and the millennials published in Singapore Business Review, Mark shares […]

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learning and development

Guest post: How your professional development is vital to a company’s growth

Guest post: How your professional development is vital to a company’s growth

Written by on September 23, 2014 in Engagement, featured on app, Learning and Development with 0 Comments

The Learning & Development (L&D) budget is often the first to go when cuts need to be made. However, this action represents a fundamental misunderstanding of the way business works in a modern, globalised knowledge economy – to understand the true cost of cutting your training budget click here. Your professional development is vital to […]

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Keeping Customers – How Loyalty is Key to Business Success

Keeping Customers – How Loyalty is Key to Business Success

Customer loyalty is key to business success; retain your customers and reap the rewards! During Europe’s Customer Festival 2014, Martin Squires, Head of Customer Insight at Boots, revealed some enlightening statistics about the pharmaceutical chain. The company, a market leader in retail health products, are clearly doing something right. Since its launch in 1997, the […]

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How to engage your employees – Part 2 : 5 ways to engage your employees

How to engage your employees – Part 2 : 5 ways to engage your employees

Written by on May 29, 2014 in Engagement, Featured Videos with 0 Comments

  Does employee engagement by the company equate to how engaged the employees actually feel? How much does your company value employee engagement? Below are 5 ways to engage your employees. 1. Ensure employees know their organization’s vision, mission and values By ensuring your employees are aware, they would have a better idea on what […]

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Top Employers Institute: The Return on Investment of Human Resources

Top Employers Institute: The Return on Investment of Human Resources

Written by on January 29, 2014 in Engagement, featured on app, Featured Videos with 0 Comments

I hope you will enjoy this video developed by the CRF Institute (now Top Employers) about the tangible return on investment in human resources – namely employees. As the video explains: “CEOs often claim that “Our Human Capital is our most important asset….” But if human capital truly is an asset, why doesn’t it appear […]

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Interview: Emlyn Amaya, 3 Day MBA in Project Finance Modelling

Interview: Emlyn Amaya, 3 Day MBA in Project Finance Modelling

Written by on July 7, 2014 in Events, featured on app, Learning and Development with 0 Comments

In our new series, we’re interviewing Terrapinn Training course attendees to find out what they really think of the workshops they’ve attended. Next up is Emlyn Amaya, who recently attended the 3 Day MBA in Project Finance Modelling in Singapore. Read on to find out why she chose the workshop and what he got out […]

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Cheers to 10 years of Terrapinn Training!

Cheers to 10 years of Terrapinn Training!

Over 60 senior executives and HR professionals attended a training and development and networking event yesterday, to celebrate Terrapinn Training’s 10-year anniversary. Held at Grand Park Orchard in central Singapore, the event attracted attendees from over 40 companies, including AIG, BP, Google, Novartis, Standard Chartered Bank, UBS, and many more. Interesting mix of speakers and […]

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5 ways to develop more effective leaders in financial organisations

Recently, our trainer Mark Stuart published an article in Asian Banking and Finance. In the article “How can Singapore increase the number of home-grown leaders in banking?” Mark mentioned that Singapore banking sector has reach the stage of maturity which resulted many HR departments ended up focusing on attracting and retaining talents, in particular, so […]

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Infographic: The #WIN career

Are you unsatisfied with your job? If so, don’t be surprised! You are just one out of the 87 percent of unsatisfied employees in the world! The infographic below provides some food for thought. The Venn diagram depicts the reality of an individual on his/her journey to find the perfect job. #WIN, the intersection of the […]

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5 tips to dress for success

Believe it or not, how you dress affects more than what you think! Recently, researchers at National Research Council of Canada (NRCC), has found out that the “appearance” does strongly influence the perception of an individual’s finance success, authority, trustworthiness, intelligence and suitability for hire or promotion. In the article Here’s How Your Clothing Affects […]

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