Three Approaches to Records Management

In order to deliver a report on managing records retention, a somewhat long word on records management has to be included in this chapter. The principles of records management and the methods to implement records management controls are worthy of their own report. In an attempt to summarise the topic, the following explanation is limited […]

The Ten Keys to Cyber-Survival

    I don’t know if you have noticed, but when it comes to incident response, the methodology applied by organisations can vary from the downright chaotic, to a well-disciplined, well-oiled machine. However, from what I have observed over the preceding five years of my professional life, the general approach seems to be ad-hoc and has […]

The Audit Report Writing Mindset

Perhaps the most challenging part of an auditor’s role is the communicating of results in order to achieve effective remediation of any control deficiencies. Audit reports are, perhaps, the most critical part of the audit process and typically come at the end of the process when schedules are stretched, deadlines are approaching, pressure is on […]

Engage, Develop, and Grow: A Simple Approach to Identify Training Needs for HR Professionals

Department heads often struggle with what training courses to choose or approve for their staff. Should it be a general course, a specific certification, or a workshop? What about how the knowledge should be transferred to the workplace after the trainee returns? To what extent changes can be accommodated? Will that contribute to learners’ motivation […]

AQ: Why It Counts more than IQ and EQ

By Samer K. Taher Managing Director - Meirc Training & Consulting   Forget your IQ and your EQ. If you are seriously keen on climbing the success ladder, the only question you should be asking yourself is how high is your Action Quotient or AQ? In other words, what percentage of your money-making time are you […]