Posts by Ross Clennett

Reflecting on 2018

It’s been quite a year. Politically, probably the less said the better. The ongoing chaos and scandal perpetuated by the respective governments of Australia, the UK and USA make 2018 a low year for political leadership. Surely 2019 has to be better? The Australian economy continued to grow strongly with 268,000 jobs (202, 000 full…

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Ignite/Clarius board put on notice by shareholders at AGM

For people, like me, who aren’t public company directors the position of ‘board member’ appears to be one of the least accountable positions available in the modern corporate world. The banking royal commission has laid bare the incredibly poor board oversight of some of Australia’s largest public companies. I suspect that many Australians would, rightly,…

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Interview with 2018 RCSA (Aus) Recruitment Professional of the Year: Jane Lowney of Robert Walters

In June, the RCSA announced the winners of the Australian RCSA awards for 2018. The winner of the award for Recruitment Professional of the Year was Head of Engineering & Infrastructure at Robert Walters (Australia); Jane Lowney. Originally from Clonakilty, a small town on the south coast of Ireland, Jane studied Civil Engineering between 2005 and 2010 and always…

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The aftermath of the FutureYou series

This week marks the 11th anniversary of the very first issue of InSight. In that time I have published over 500 blogs. Only a small number of these blogs have generated a strong reader reaction. However, there is no parallel with the response I have received as the FutureYou series of blogs (now posted as…

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