Human Resources


Employer Brand Leadership During a Pandemic

Now, more than ever, do employees look to managers for information and leadership on many levels. We’re all in this together, there is nobody to blame for this pandemic, and it’s testing for every employee of an organisation. But what about employer brand leadership? Surely that is the responsibility of all managers, not just the […]

How you should offer rewards and recognition during a pandemic

Hard working employees are what will see every company through this pandemic. But how do you best recognise and reward them for their efforts when everything is so disrupted? For most Australians, COVID-19 has turned their working lives upside down. Projects have stalled, budgets have been slashed and the commute to work has become a […]

Where Could a Career in HR Take You?

In the modern business environment, human resources departments are considered a vital part of any business. Tasked with managing employees, ensuring their welfare, attracting talent and assuring the business retains it; HR staff enjoy a diverse and challenging role with many opportunities to progress their career. If you’re considering a job in HR, you may […]

9 Tips to Ensure You Run an Effective End of Year Performance Review

Where has 2016 gone? Carols are piping through shopping malls and train stations, people are already walking the streets wearing Santa hats or reindeer horns, and soon there won’t even be anything decent to watch on TV. Yes … it’s coming up to that time of the year again – end of year performance review […]

How to succeed in a Skype and video interview

Love it or loathe it, Skype and video is becoming a regular part of the recruitment process. Market research found that 42% of companies were using video interviews to recruit senior executives, management and entry-level positions, compared to just 10% 4 years ago. Despite the increasingly widespread use of Skype in the recruitment process, the […]

Are You Emotionally Intelligent? Here’s How to Know for Sure………..

When emotional intelligence (EQ) first appeared to the masses, it served as the missing link in a peculiar finding: people with average IQs outperform those with the highest IQs 70% of the time. This anomaly threw a massive wrench into the broadly held assumption that IQ was the sole source of success. Decades of research […]

10 career choices you’ll regret in 20 years

Every day we are faced with choices in our careers that will affect us over the long term. Should I volunteer for that new project? Should I ask for a raise? Should I take a sabbatical? Should I say yes to overtime? But sometimes we miss the biggest choices that will cause us to look […]

Don’t settle for engagement, strive for involvement, says change expert

HR professionals who aim for “return on involvement” when orchestrating organisational change can expect far better outcomes than those who focus on return on investment, says change expert Donna Meredith. Meredith, the managing director at Keystone Corporate Positioning, says “employee involvement” describes a commitment that’s “a level above engagement”. If employees are genuinely, actively involved […]

Do your leaders have these criteria for success?

A new concept in leadership – “rewardingness” – can help determine a leader’s influence and the success or otherwise of their business unit. The most successful interventions to change or improve leadership performance often look at modifying other people’s opinion of a leader, rather than how leaders see themselves. Our assessments are focused not on […]

The 4 Key Nightmares That Keeps HR Up At Night

HR has multiple issues that haunt them consistently, however there are four key areas that leave HR Professionals bleary eyed in the morning that they are losing sleep over. Day to day workplace responsibilities and distractions dominate the most of their mind share during the day, but what preoccupies the minds of HR leaders in […]