Mindfulness @work

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I was at a workshop recently where the facilitator talked about Humans being descendants of the Nervous Apes, because all the Chilled Apes did not survive. He was referring to an evolutionary skill we have all developed, which is to

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EVP now means a partnership, with flexibility and the opportunity to contribute to a bigger picture

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We’ve moved on from the Employee Value Proposition (EVP). Certainly a great working environment, progressive organisation culture, and the right level of remuneration with associated benefits are attractive to highly talented individuals. However, more and more I am seeing both

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Slade Group clocks 50 years in recruitment

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Continuing the theme of reflecting on our milestone achievement, Slade Group has been looking back on our 50 year journey from the early days back in 1967, to present day and beyond. In 2017 we are reshaping our vision for

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The nuances of effective feedback

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When Robyn, a great candidate referred by a trusted source, crashed and burned in an interview, I asked if she might be open to discussing how she felt about the interview. “Yes please!” This led to a great two-way conversation.

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EOFY – trivia, observations and reflections

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I’ve just finished an interview with an accountant… (insert your joke or comment of choice)… for a Financial Controller role. Actually it’s a great opportunity with a small private investment company. I generally start an interview with an easy general

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The changing face of the CEO

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You may think you know what a CEO looks like – those of us who regularly work with senior people in other organisations or at a strategic level within our own – can picture some of the qualities common to

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Daniel Goleman explains why Eco-intelligence is a thing

Daniel Goleman explains why eco intelligence is a thing

There’s EQ, there’s IQ, and now there’s Eco Intelligence. Except the ‘now’ is 10 years old and I’m late to the party. How did I even hear about this? A few weeks ago, a bunch of us were rabbiting on about

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How to turn your work-ability into your biggest asset

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My husband Ray and I are your typical Aussie mum and dad property investors; our three children are also young investors (in their 30s). Back in the 1980s, getting a deposit together to purchase a house was arguably as difficult

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