There is this hurdle that managers face when wanting to grow their career and it’s this little thing called training and development. I've been part of many conversations with task orientated operators who are exceptional trainers, however their lack of people development skills have resulted in being passed over for a promotion. In these conversations... Continue Reading →
I think it’s a good process to challenge your assumptions about what you believe. I believe that if we create better workplaces, with more understanding and empathetic people, then we can shape better communities and a better world. People go to work, have a terrible day and come back and redirect that anger at their... Continue Reading →
Employee engagement is endlessly chatted about; as a HR professional I find myself in a constant chatter about how we can "move the dial" on employee engagement results. How do we get people to "live the values" and feel connected to their work. Then come the ideas about wellness and team building - activities HR... Continue Reading →
Why be a great manager, when you can literally be the worst. In fact, some places make it hard for you to be a good manager. So, I'm here to do you a solid favour, here are my top tips to be straight up terrible. Tell your team how important their ideas are to you... Continue Reading →
Sometimes people turn into sour grapes. They start shiny, they are amazing but it goes to sh%*. Maybe it was you, maybe it was them. Whatever the case the fit is all wrong and it’s time for them to move on.They are miserable, you are grumpy – but they aren't a terrible performer. What do... Continue Reading →
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!
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... Continue Reading →
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... Continue Reading →