Posts Tagged ‘culture’

Want a high performance team? Then don’t aspire to team harmony

Last Friday I attended a fundraiser for RUOK?. The morning comprised of twenty minute presentations from each of the 8 excellent presenters, skillfully welcomed and thanked by MC, Glenn Capelli. Among the speakers was Rachael Robertson who I was familiar with from her humourous and inspiring closing keynote Leading on the Edge at the 2015 RCSA PEARL Consultant Forum, held at Crown,…

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How probation should be assessed

Last week Greg Savage spoke at the RCSA 2015 International Conference on the topic of ‘The DNA of the Recruiter of the Future‘.   Greg finished with two key messages:  1. Always be hiring 2. The people with the best people will win. Do you have the best people?   I agree strongly with both…

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The F Word: To use or not to use? The sequel

Well, didn’t last week’s blog The F Word: To use or not to use? cause a stir. Within hours of the blog going live, I had a lively social media exchange with Vend’s Talent & Innovation Manager, Troy Hammond and various other interested parties, all with something to say on this (clearly) polarising topic. Troy wrote a blog in…

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What’s your legacy?

Greg Savage’s current tour across Australian and New Zealand is putting the Savage name up in lights amongst the recruitment community but it was another Savage, Greg’s younger brother Chris, who caught my attention this week.   I have previously recommended Chris’s blog, Wrestling Possums, to you, as I have found it to be an…

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Do you have a business development culture?

As companies start to lay off workers in large numbers, unemployment rises and hiring freezes become more common, the subsequent chilly wind of ‘market slowdown’ is blowing through recruitment agencies, creating plenty of shivers for owners and consultants alike.    It’s at this point that suddenly, business development becomes a necessity, not an optional extra,…

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