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Times have changed. Workplaces are fast becoming (for some) a vehicle for earning more money to pay for a lifestyle of smashed avocado and green smoothies, investment properties whilst living at home with mum and dad, holidays to Bali and Byron and buying the latest sports...

Leaders win by putting people before numbers By Hugh Massie Our greatest asset is our people. How often have you heard such a statement and then wondered why attrition at the company is off the Richter scale? After all, it’s a glib, meaningless statement unless the action supporting...

As a business leader you might think you have everything figured out already, or that your self-motivated enough, but that simply isn’t true. No matter what stage your business is at, a business advisory board can make you progress faster than you would on your...

Is diversity and inclusion (D&I) in organizations and teams just the latest HR craze? Or maybe just a nod to equality compliance? Neither. D&I, when introduced appropriately, mines the rich and often untapped talent within an organization. In fact, understanding what D&I means when implemented within a business...

Employers can become frustrated from time to time. However, they should be careful when making decisions and communicating them to employees. Statements made about an employee privately between senior management can be inadvertently brought to light in litigation if, for example, an employee brings an...

All Aboard! Onboarding [on-bohr-ding]—n. is the process through which new employees acquire the skills, behavior, and knowledge to become effective members of an organization. Research has shown that these techniques lead to higher job satisfaction, better job performance, greater commitment to the organization, and reduced turnover. Introducing...

It never ceases to amaze how many organizations rely on groups of people (teams) to deliver significant outcomes for their businesses yet invest few resources in understanding the individuals who make up a team. Great team dynamics are the basis for success. When teams are built...

Many employers try and prevent former employees from joining competitors by including non-competition and non-solicitation terms in their contract of employment.  From experience, employees sometimes believe that these restraints are anti-competitive and therefore unlawful.  However, this is not the case, and the facts and circumstances...

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Have you ever experienced arriving all fresh and ready to go for your first day at a new job but your manager is running late? Maybe the receptionist doesn’t know where your desk is (if you even have one)? Worse still, perhaps nobody is even expecting...