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GA Global Consulting - 2016 Innovation & Excellence Award Winner - Excellence in Audit Recruitment

GA Global Consulting have been awarded winner 'Excellence in Audit Recruitment' - Europe for 2016

Posted on April 27, 2016

GA Global Consulting - 2015 Recruitment Awards Winner 'Sustained Excellence in Audit Recruitment - UK'

2015 Corporate Vision Recruitment Awards
GA Global Consulting 2015 Winners ‘Sustained Excellence in Audit Recruitment – UK’

Posted on October 27, 2015

Improving Performance

Are performance reviews the best way to improve individual performance at work?



Posted on May 19, 2015

Engaging a Remote Employee

The law is changing regarding flexible working arrangements.  Currently, only parents have the legal right to request flexible working, but from June 2014 any employee will be able to request flexible working after 26 weeks’ service. The predictions are that remote working will increase substantially during the next decade and a survey of business owners by Virgin Media Business predicts that 60% of office-based employees will be working remotely by 2022.

Posted on November 11, 2014

Pay and Profitability

Although employees may claim that job satisfaction, career prospects, training opportunities or appealing work culture drive their productivity, salary is a significant factor regarding employees’ performance and the impact it has on increasing productivity.  Within the competitive talent war, we are seeing various creative tactics aimed at attracting or retaining the best talent.

Posted on August 28, 2014

Trends Shaping Development in the 21st Century

Responding to the changing needs, and today the world is changing faster than at any other time in human history, we need to re-evaluate the methods of training delivery to ensure that it meets the aims of the 21st century learning.  During the time of rapid change, it is important that professional development and training are focused on developing sustainable learning skills for continued development.   Therefore effective professional development should be focused on principled learning, where the emphasis is on flexible understanding and skills (application of knowledge to new situations).

Posted on July 28, 2014

Gamification: Optimal Engagement

Gamification can be defined as the use of gameplay mechanics in non-game situations in order to gain greater engagement with a task, a problem, a service or a product.  It works by encouraging users to participate actively in preferred behaviours through total task immersion fuelled by the human psychological predisposition for engaging in game-playing.

Posted on April 09, 2014

Engagement through Effective Feedback

Constructive feedback is key not only to improving performance but, when used effectively, it can open up a dialogue leading to reflection.  The ability to reflect on one’s performance or particular behaviour can have a very positive effect on developing self-evaluation and sustainable self-improvement.

Posted on March 04, 2014

The IKEA Effect - Why We Value the Effort of Our Labour More Than Other People?

The pride taken in the outcomes of our efforts means that we tend to have an inflated value of the end product than an objective assessment may justify it.  In fact, according to Prof Dan Ariely, the effort that people put in completing a task or a goal, determines how much value they put on the end result, often evaluating the achieved goal in higher terms than the goal warrants.



Posted on January 21, 2014

Why Some Leaders Are More Successful Than Others: The Study of Fixed and Growth Mindsets

Effective leaders who lead their companies to greatness are not necessarily the charismatic types who believe in their own talent and ability, but those who constantly evaluate their performance, believe in human development and strive to improve.

Posted on December 08, 2013