Interim HR Business Partner

Mdina International is looking for an Interim HR Business Partner to be placed at one of our Clients for a period of 6 months. The Human Resources Business Partner will be directly responsible for the overall administration, coordination, and evaluation of the human resources function for one of our clients. The selected candidate will work closely with a Mdina International Director to formulate the overall strategy and direction for the human resources function of our client.
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How To Retain Your Top Employees

​With the current climate, and unemployment on a steady decline in Malta since 2014, businesses nationwide would be reckless not to have any strategies or programmes in place for retaining their staff. Even more so, when considering a company’s top talent. It could be devastating to lose a consistent top performer with clear potential.
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Having That Difficult Conversation

Dismissing an employee is one of the most difficult and unpleasant tasks a Manager will have to deal with. And so it should be. Irrespective of the reason for dismissal, as a Manager you are taking away somebodies’ livelihood and that is not a responsibility that should be taken lightly.
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Recruitment Doesn't Have To Be Difficult. Just Stop Hiring The Wrong People.

The Chartered Institute of Personnel Development estimates that the cost of a bad hire can be in the region of €9,000, more if you take into account lost productivity and opportunity cost are taken into account. There are any number of reasons why employers make poor recruitment decisions. Rather than focus on what managers do wrong, employers need to look at three essential elements that ensure they will make the correct hiring decisions.
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Restructuring your company for increased profits

If your company, regardless of size, aims to be successful on a long-term basis, it is vital that it can respond to fluctuations in the economy and endure dips in income. Being able to adapt to change and make changes even when the business is thriving is key. The hardest challenge for any organisation, in fact, is to challenge the status quo.
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Periodic HR Audits; why they matter

“It's good practice for all organisations irrespective of size to undertake a periodic HR audit”. Although it takes a bit of time out of your week, you would not argue against having a regular health check-up. You would also follow it up with careful assessment of the advice received and do your best to tackle any issues raised by your physician. How often is the same approach adopted for assessing how well your HR function is performing? When was the last time you invested the time to step back from the day-to-day HR activity and ask yourself how effectively it is operating? When was it last reviewed? The answer is probably… well not infrequently enough.
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Employee Relationship Issues - The Iceberg approaching the Titanic

As the passengers and crew of the SS Titanic found, it’s the hidden dangers that you don’t see, the ones below the waterline, that can cause the most damage. The same could be happening in your business. On the surface everything is fine, accepted, there is the odd employee relationship issue but otherwise it’s pretty much ok, until your business hits the equivalent of an iceberg.
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Times of Malta: Mdina International provides training to Jesmond Mizzi Financial Advisers Ltd

Mdina International Ltd, a training company that specialises in the learning and development of people, worked closely with Jesmond Mizzi Financial Advisors Ltd (JMFA) to provide tailor-made training to its staff. The training programme for management was spread over a number of months where JMFA was required to go through a research phase to identify personalised needs for the development of the management team.
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Welcoming Guido-Eckhard Schmidt!

We are very happy to introduce Guido, who in his wealth of experience, has shown a great talent for sales, entrepreneurship and leadership in a number of technical fields. These experiences and his numerous achievements have led him down a prosperous career path, which has enabled him to join the Mdina team as a Business trainer and Consultant.
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Storytelling for Sales People

Connecting with clients has been on a journey from transactional and consultative approaches through to the challenger sale. The “new” kid on the block for many blue-chip organisations is the power of storytelling which is certainly not new but has lots of scientific back up to its effectiveness.
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Mdina International specialises in tailor-made, leadership, management and sales development programmes, supported by our coaching and consultancy expertise. Our success stems from years of experience in the industry, being able to put hard measures on soft skills and being passionate about making a difference.