4 reasons to look beyond the obvious candidates

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Some clients still hold fast to working with candidates within their industry, while progressive organisations understand that fresh skills and thinking can deliver high performance. Most candidates like to move from one industry to the next, to continue learning and

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Australian manufacturing – alive, and thriving!

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Last week on a beautiful sunny Melbourne winter morning our Technical & Operations team hosted the latest in our series of boardroom briefings. Over breakfast, David Chuter, CEO of Innovative Manufacturing CRC (IMCRC), led the discussion around challenges for leaders

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How HR won in the West

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Why head out west to talk about HR? Slade Group recently facilitated our first Western Hub HR Discussion Group, hosted by Kubota at their Australian office in Truganina in Melbourne’s west. Presenting at the event were Christina Tsakiris, Senior Associate

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Our time in the sun: Dynamic infrastructure development

Last week Slade Group hosted Mark Bartoli – Founding Director, ATEC Solutions along with other Civil Infrastructure Construction & Engineering Leaders for a boardroom lunch.  Up for discussion were the next wave of mega projects, renewables and energy security, skill

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7 steps to successfully implementing any new technology in the workplace

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Implementing a new technology tool can be a huge challenge within an organisation. Slade Group recently upgraded all of our team from PCs to Surface Pros – a 2-in-1 detachable laptop/tablet, which truly allows us to work anywhere, from the

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Dipping my toes in the ocean: A celebration of my first 10 years in Australia

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In November I celebrated my 10 year anniversary as a proud Melbourne resident. My arrival here from South Africa coincided with the GFC, which has given me pause for thought around the 10 year economic cycle, and what I’ve seen

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Take a break… and focus on your own learning and future career

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“…as the fourth revolution of work builds, teachers are well placed to lead learning.” All employers, by virtue of offering work opportunities and the potential to build careers, deal in the futures of their employees. For teachers and others working

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The rewards of a good hire are amplified for SMEs

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I have a hypothesis: mid-sized and smaller companies (remember, SMEs comprise the majority of Australian businesses) can benefit most from professional recruitment services. While smaller companies have less experience and fewer available internal resources to identify and attract top flight

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