25 02, 2019

What we can learn from the Royal Commission

By |2019-03-21T05:45:11+10:00February 25th, 2019|Blog|0 Comments

While the Royal Commission into Misconduct in the Banking, Superannuation and Financial Services Industry has now concluded, the revelations of decisions made and actions taken to pursue short term profit at the expense of honesty, remain front of mind. It begs the question then, of what we as organisations can learn from the Royal Commission [...]

24 01, 2019

Need help with retirement planning? A career coach is the answer.

By |2019-03-19T11:04:28+10:00January 24th, 2019|Blog|0 Comments

We are reaching a critical turning point in the workforce. Baby Boomers – the 5.5 million Australians born between 1946 and 1965 – are at or approaching retirement age. And the question on many employers’ lips is "How do I successfully transition my ageing workforce into retirement?" While some employees look forward to their permanent [...]

12 12, 2018

How to successfully transition your ageing workforce into retirement

By |2019-01-24T12:06:11+10:00December 12th, 2018|Blog|0 Comments

Retirement can be one of the most anticipated and life-changing life events in a person’s life. But while many people look forward to retirement at different times in their life, when the time comes it can impact them in ways they never considered. With usually fifty plus years in employment, the thought of suddenly not [...]

8 11, 2018

Holograms in the boardroom

By |2018-11-08T21:04:00+10:00November 8th, 2018|Blog|0 Comments

Holograms have long been the stuff of science fiction, but they’re fast becoming a viable tool for time-poor CEOs to connect with far-flung staff. Mark Brand director of Turning Point Partners chatted to Sam McKeith from CEO Magazine to discuss his views on the newest technology and it's use in the boardroom. “The use of [...]

16 08, 2018

Four steps to a smoother separation conversation

By |2018-08-16T16:42:13+10:00August 16th, 2018|Blog|0 Comments

Let’s face it; no one enjoys sitting an employee down and telling them they no longer have a place in the company because their position has been made redundant. Unplanned redundancy conversations can be hard and challenging, and you can encounter some pretty big emotions. While we often recognise the difficulty these conversations have on [...]

9 06, 2018

5 R’s of Change: Resistance, Redundancy, Redeployment, Re-engagement and Retention

By |2018-06-09T19:17:00+10:00June 9th, 2018|Blog|0 Comments

During the restructuring process, there are five R's of change you need to manage effectively to maintain productivity, performance, and profitability in your organisation - resistance, redundancy, redeployment, re-engagement and retention. Here's how to set your organisation up for success through change. 1. Resistance No word can spread fear through an organisation like “change”. Resistance [...]

8 05, 2018

Is efficiency eroding our moral obligation?

By |2018-05-08T15:48:21+10:00May 8th, 2018|Blog|0 Comments

With a growing dependence on technology and a desire to become more effective and efficient, we are gaining time and profits but losing track of the moral obligation we have to our greatest assets - our people. We live in a time where we favour metrics over conversations, prioritise processes over the people who implement [...]

11 04, 2018

How face-to-face redundancy conversations help you, the employee and the organisation

By |2018-04-20T14:52:17+10:00April 11th, 2018|Blog|0 Comments

With the push towards greater efficiency and a drive towards better-utilising technology within the HR industry, many companies are beginning to consider taking the ‘human’ element out of human resources, particularly when it comes to hard conversations like involuntary redundancy and the ongoing support that follows through career transition. While it can seem to make [...]

8 03, 2018

Overcoming survivor’s guilt to get back to business as usual

By |2018-04-11T07:24:45+10:00March 8th, 2018|Blog|0 Comments

In the wake of restructuring and redundancies, your surviving team can frequently be left shaken and riddled with guilt. But with greater pressure to perform at the very time that they are mentally and emotionally drained after surviving what may have been multiple changes, how do you get back to business as usual? 1. Acknowledge [...]

23 01, 2018

Restoring breakdowns in trust

By |2018-01-23T11:38:58+10:00January 23rd, 2018|Blog|0 Comments

During change and restructure it’s not unusual for trust to be broken between staff, the management team and even your customers. But how do you start to win it back to protect your employment brand and reputation? There’s no question that it takes time, but there are a few key things you can do to [...]

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