Managing

Have you ever experienced arriving all fresh and ready to go for your first day at a new job but your manager is running late? Maybe the receptionist doesn’t know where your desk is (if you even have one)? Worse still, perhaps nobody is even expecting...

The idea of having performance appraisals can make team members feel all sorts of emotions. Some feel fear and anxiety, others may feel neutral or excited, or even entitled. As the time for performance appraisals approaches, here are 8 areas management can review in helping...

Whether your organization is up and running or you are an entrepreneur facing your first hire, you may have valid questions around the hiring process. Is this the right time to hire? Do I have a recruitment process that fosters ongoing employee engagement? And if you...

By Abraham Ash, Partner and Heloise Ormandy, Lawyer, Clayton Utz Disciplining and terminating employees for inappropriate use of social media is unfortunately a "hot topic" for businesses. The divide between "work life" and "private life" has become increasingly blurred, in large part due to the...

While it is now common for workplaces to strive for workplace well being, the role of culture is sometimes overlooked. In reality, workplace wellness programs including gym memberships, step challenges and flu vaccinations pale into insignificance when compared with the effects of workplace culture on...

The Art of Matchmaking 7-steps signature program focus on the organizational and employee needs throughout the employee journey; also known as employee lifecycle so that the employee experience, engagement and retention could be impacted in every step. For the last 10 years we’ve been experiencing...

As a Human Resources professional, if you and your team obsessed over all the metrics that every article on the web suggested you should measure to confirm whether you are running an effective recruitment process, you would end up spending most of your time measuring recruiting activities...

Imagine this: You arrive at your office on a typical Monday morning, knowing that you have a massive amount of estimating and quoting to get done. You think to yourself, ‘WOW remember how we used to do it!’ You’d get your first of many coffees...

How not to be named and shamed in the #MeToo movement By Hugh Massie As leaders, we have a responsibility to understand the impact our behaviour has on the people we have the responsibility (and the privilege) of leading. No longer is it acceptable to bully, manipulate, harass,...

What events cause trauma? Very frightening or distressing events may result in a psychological wound or injury. These are usually experiences which are life threatening or pose a significant threat to a person’s life or well-being. These psychological wounds are often called trauma and can result...