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Oct 15

Why 43% of your Employees Bad-Mouth your Business

“The average Australian worker would not recommend their workplace to others, is disinclined to do any more work than what’s expected, and is probably on the hunt for another job.” That’s according to a survey of over 3,000 workers carried out by Engaged Marketing earlier this year. Only 20% of respondents were classed as ‘promoters’ … Continue reading Why 43% of your Employees Bad-Mouth your Business

16
Sep 15

Employees are the New Customer

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  When you visit your favourite ice cream or gelato shop, do you go for vanilla over all of the other exciting and varied flavours? My favourite is usually salted caramel if I am really feeling like a treat…(although I am not sure any sugar is a good idea while I am trying to get … Continue reading Employees are the New Customer

01
Sep 15

Do You Have the 3 Key Ingredients for Employee Engagement?

Engagement isn’t about bowls of fruit and open bars, although an open bar at work on a Friday afternoon would be nice! Engagement is about understanding what gets each of your team members out of bed in the morning, wanting to join you in the office and do an awesome day’s work. It takes authenticity … Continue reading Do You Have the 3 Key Ingredients for Employee Engagement?

01
Sep 15

Integrating Diversity as a Key Element in Workforce Planning

The ATO recognises the importance of a workforce that reflects the diversity of the Australian community. We are located in every capital city and some regional centres. Our work is diverse and all our employees are expected to uphold the Australian Public Service values of respect to all people, including their rights and heritage. My … Continue reading Integrating Diversity as a Key Element in Workforce Planning

13
Aug 15

Communication Styles: Which Fruit Are You?

“…you can control your own behaviour, and how you work, motivate and influence others. Because when you commit to it, and you get it right, there’s less stress and greater productivity.” – Lynne Schinella, RIPE Personality Profiling Consultant So what are fruit are you? Yes this is a bizarre question but if you do a quick … Continue reading Communication Styles: Which Fruit Are You?

06
May 15

‘If Employees Don’t Believe in You, They’re Going to Resist’: Transitioning to an Innovative Government Workplace

Michelle Johnston is the General Manager of People and Culture at State Trustees, an organisation that has implemented significant transformational initiatives to overhaul traditional Human Resources practices towards a more strategic function. Michelle spoke to us about the reasoning behind elevating People and Culture to an executive level and the impact it has had on … Continue reading ‘If Employees Don’t Believe in You, They’re Going to Resist’: Transitioning to an Innovative Government Workplace

19
Sep 14

The challenge of changing jobs within an organisation

Career development doesn’t necessarily occurs upward, it can also take sides and move right or left. Not literally, of course; however sideway career development can be as challenging and exciting as stepping up a stair on the career ladder. One of our talented producers moved on from one department to another. We felt like the … Continue reading The challenge of changing jobs within an organisation

12
Sep 14

The Ugly Truth About Multitasking

Did you know that only 2 percent of us can really juggle multiple tasks without our performance’s taking a serious hit?  WARNING: one study out of University of London showed that multitasking lowers your IQ by around 10 points. Are you now worried about missing out on higher IQ score because of the multitasking nature … Continue reading The Ugly Truth About Multitasking