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About Catriona Byrne

Catriona is the Creative Director of RiseSmart Australia and New Zealand.

A RiseSmart story: Mark’s new beginning

By | 2018-02-07T18:28:13+00:00 February 7th, 2018|RiseSmart Story|

A beginning to beginning story Working in the career transition industry, we witness the best and worst approaches to managing transition. For some employees, their role ends badly. Poor communication, mixed and untimely messages, managers who are struggling with managing the news of redundancy or redeployment, and executives needing to lead change in uncertain times. [...]

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Learning from Lisa Wilkinson: the art of salary negotiation

By | 2017-12-18T10:04:10+00:00 October 19th, 2017|Career transition, Gender pay equity|

This week's Twitter and news feeds in Australia are bursting with the news of highly respected journalist and TV presenter, Lisa Wilkinson's departure from her employer at Nine, reportedly over salary negotiations and her subsequent swift appointment by rival Network Ten. From what we do know, there are lessons here, particularly for women, about salary negotiation and gender pay equality.

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RiseSmart New Zealand – we make new beginnings possible, faster.

By | 2017-12-18T09:48:10+00:00 August 11th, 2017|Career transition, Executive transition|

RiseSmart New Zealand’s innovative and award-winning outplacement solutions are now fully available to New Zealand organisations wherever they operate. With virtual and blended solutions, RiseSmart New Zealand provides expert career transition solutions to guide and inspire people through organisational and demographic change. RiseSmart’s personalised services and revolutionary technology dramatically accelerate the process of career transition and delivery of successful outcomes - at least 40% faster than the national average.

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Take a Tardis ride to discover a multi-generational workplace

By | 2017-12-18T09:39:16+00:00 August 10th, 2017|Ageing workforce planning, Mature age transition|

At a recent AMCHAM event, Sageco – a RiseSmart company’s National Director Alison Monroe asked attendees to step into the Tardis to explore what an award winning multi-generational workplace would

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