//Advice for HR

Redundancy notifications: 5 tips for reducing the risks

By | 2019-04-17T08:32:16+09:30 April 15th, 2019|Career transition, Commentary, Advice for HR|

Ask any people leader or HR practitioner what their least favourite work activity might be. Chances are that telling people their role is being made redundant would be in their top three. The inevitability of redundancy and outplacement in today’s changing world gives us good cause to skill up on being the bearer of unhappy news. Here are [...]

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How Internal Networking Helps Employees and Organisations

By | 2019-04-09T08:51:17+09:30 April 9th, 2019|Career transition, HR, Advice for HR, Career Development|

When people think of networking, the first thought is usually online or with people outside of the organisation. But what about internal networking? If you’ve never done it, you may be asking, “What is it?” and “How do I network internally?” Networking is what we do every day when we talk, text, email, and meet [...]

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Leverage Your Soft Skills to Meet the Global Workplace Transformation

By | 2019-03-29T12:49:14+09:30 March 29th, 2019|Career transition, Advice for HR, Career Development|

"It is not the strongest or the most intelligent who will survive but those who can best manage change"Charles Darwin Change is happening faster than ever in every sphere of our lives with the Fourth Industrial Revolution gaining momentum. Organisations are embracing technology. Technology is merging more and more with human lives. Keeping the pace, [...]

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How to Hire and Engage Alumni Employees Post Layoff

By | 2019-03-22T14:25:13+09:30 March 22nd, 2019|HR, Advice for HR|

A restructure or a layoff can be a tricky process for any company. On one hand, your company and its employees are experiencing a massive life-altering change. On the other hand, the layoffs or restructuring has likely impacted just one sector of your business—meaning that other regions, divisions or departments at your company are still [...]

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5 Steps to Launching a Scalable Career Coaching Program

By | 2019-03-20T10:41:33+09:30 March 20th, 2019|Career transition, Advice for HR, Career Development|

Organisations of all sizes and stages are recognising the value of career coaching for developing their people. It often starts with one person experiencing a transformative coaching experience and passionately wanting to disseminate it across the entire organisation. However, many HR leaders soon discover that most career coaching programs are not designed to serve a [...]

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Lack of Women in Leadership. Is Culture to Blame?

By | 2019-03-07T16:23:41+09:30 March 7th, 2019|HR, Advice for HR, Gender Equity|

Is a “women-friendly” workplace the sign of a strong company culture? There is much research available which shows that women and men have many of the same concerns and desires when it comes to finding a workplace culture they consider a good fit. The Great Place to Work 2017 survey of more than 400,000 respondents, found that [...]

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What do you mean by flexibility?

By | 2019-02-27T15:46:03+09:30 February 27th, 2019|Advice for HR, Career Development, Flexible Work|

In ten years of ageing workforce research, flexibility is a recurring theme. And from older workers, the resounding sentiment is, “I am happy to work longer, but not the way I’m working now.” In one sense, older workers have thrown down the gauntlet to employers; if you want workforce sustainability, then flexible work practices are [...]

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Finding a Balance Between Today’s World of Work and Tomorrow’s

By | 2019-02-26T06:34:04+09:30 February 26th, 2019|Advice for HR|

If HR professionals could own a super power, I think most of us would want the ability to foretell the future. Well, actually I think that’s true for any business leader. Being able to see what’s coming that we can’t necessarily see today is a gift we would all employ, if we could. But for [...]

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A Happier Workplace: Tips for HR Leaders Looking for More Employee Engagement

By | 2019-02-19T11:18:07+09:30 February 19th, 2019|Advice for HR|

According to Medibio’s 2018 'Mental Health Check-In' report, 31% of Australian workers suffer from stress. Everywhere you look online, people are giving advice to employees to help them manage their stress levels. However, since the workplace is the source of that stress, it seems incumbent upon organisational leaders to ensure they’re doing everything they can [...]

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Finding the Human Factor in Change Management

By | 2019-02-14T09:46:11+09:30 February 14th, 2019|Career transition, Advice for HR|

There’s a lot of chatter among human resources professionals on topics that surround process management. You’ve probably attended a conference or session where speakers and presenters were throwing around words or phrases like change management, agile, scrum master, and design processes, (don’t get me wrong - I love buzzwords as much as the next person), [...]

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