People Management

It seemingly becomes longer every year and with the festive season well underway, have you maintained your healthy habits or are you slipping closer and closer to the Naughty list? Have those in the office around you been sharing their tales of late night Christmas...

One of the fastest-growing recruiting trends in recent years has been social recruiting—searching and scouting people on social media networks such as Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter—to fill open positions. With billions of people using social networks, it’s no wonder that recruiters are turning to them...

How a manager interacts with their staff can have huge consequences for the organisation’s culture, performance and success. That’s why being a manager can be so challenging – there’s so much on the line. The good news is that there are many useful tools to help...

The wellbeing of workers is not just a “nice to have” for businesses. Workers can have a low level of wellbeing because of work stress, relationship breakdown, grief and loss, conflict in and out of the workplace, difficulty sleeping and mental illness.  There are at...

I recently read an article by Marcel Schwantes titled “3 Reasons Your Employees Are Miserable at Work (and What to Do About It)” and he identified the three root causes of job misery being: Anonymity The feeling employees get when they realise their manager has little...

The importance of ‘Why’ you do business Technology underpins so many of the functions that are performed in organizations today, and it has levelled the playing field, making it easier for competitors to replicate what you do faster than ever before and allow nimble start-ups to...

Employee retention can be likened to client retention. We accept that it is a lot harder to find a new client than it is to retain one and the same goes with great employees; it is a lot harder to recruit a future star than...

LinkedIn’s Head of Recruitment (Brendan Browne) recently wrote that there are two major hiring mistakes, he is only wrong because there are actually 6 major hiring mistakes!!” And all of these mistakes are costing Australian business billions of dollars.   Brendan Browne quite rightly identifies two mistakes: Hiring managers set unrealistic...