4 truths every new networker needs to know

If walking into a room of people you don’t know brings you a sense of fear you are not alone! This post talks about how really, the monster under your bed isn’t there – in reality there are four truths about networking that can help you conquer your fear of the meet and greet!

The robots are coming for your job!

You walk into your favorite department store and you put on your futuristic face wear, I’m thinking something along the lines of Google Glass. Let’s imagine you are in the market for a new TV. As you put on your techwear it automatically recognises you by your unique eye features and accesses a database of…

AHRI Brisbane Young Professionals Wrap Up

The AHRI Brisbane Young Professionals is a subgroup of AHRI, supporting the ongoing education to early career HR professionals. Last Tuesday (23rd July) we had another successful event for the Brisbane Young Professionals Group where we looked investigations. We were lucky enough to have Mills Oakley Lawyers sponsor the event and facilitate the event too! Employment law…

Do you need a uniform policy?

Uniform policies for me fall somewhere in-between the policies I really think you need and the completely useless fear driven policies. I started in the working world within a quick service giant and worked my way through to becoming a Store Manager, so I feel I know first hand the pain and agony implementing this policy.…

The Rise of the Learning Ecosystem!

Last week I participated in an awesome Tweet Chat facilitated by @ozlearn, where I got the opportunity to introduce myself to new ideas (and new people) regarding Learning Ecosystems. What’s a Learning Ecosystem? Well that’s something that the chat couldn’t really agree on…. I can’t help but think that a Learning Ecosystem really sums up the…

Courage is the missing ingredient in HR

Joining the discussion is important and there are those within the HR community who have awesome ideas about we should be operating. Over time (some) people become very popular, not for their action but for their ideas. They speak at conferences, get on the circuit and begin this journey of sharing with those in the trenches their effective…