Category: People and HR

5 top tips for attracting the right people to your team

Having the right team is so important for any operation. Having individuals who give a damn, who are keen to learn, who respond well to feedback. Those people who take ownership for their role and free us to focus on growing the business.
Sadly, way too many businesses are settling for people who were never right. People who take your time and sap your energy – who the rest of your team are desperate for you to sort out.
So how do you attract the ‘right’ people to your team? Let’s find out…

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Unleash Your Job Hunt Mojo: 10 Catchy Tips for Landing Your Dream Job

Essential tips for job seekers to streamline their search. By defining priorities, navigating various job search platforms, and leveraging recruitment specialists, readers can focus their efforts effectively. The article emphasizes getting specific about job preferences and concentrating efforts on selected avenues to increase the likelihood of success in landing the ideal role.

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Navigating Dual Roles: Can an Employee Hold Both Permanent and Casual Positions with Your Business

Modern work arrangements have been rapidly evolving over the last few years and employers are facing a new question: can an employee hold both a permanent and casual position within their business? The answer is YES, but it comes with both advantages and challenges. Whether you’re a small or medium business owner or a seasoned entrepreneur, this article explores managing dual roles, covering legal compliance and practical implementation considerations.

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How Mutual Teaching Transforms Professional Development

This article introduces “mutual teaching,” a cost-free professional development method where employees teach and learn from each other, transcending traditional mentorship’s hierarchical limitations. Unlike typical programs in today’s companies, mutual teaching involves weekly pairings where each team member both teaches and learns a skill from different colleagues. It fosters a collaborative, open environment and promotes personal connections.

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Mastering the Art of Finding Top Talent in Australia’s Competitive Job Market

To make sure your company thrives in this environment, you need to get creative with how you find and attract the best candidates. It’s not just about posting job ads and hoping for the best; it’s about being strategic and smart about it. In this blog, we’re going to chat about some fun and effective ways to find the top talent you need

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This Bias Is Destructive — And You Probably Haven’t Even Heard of It

Ever clashed over movie opinions or seen colleagues view a presentation worlds apart? Enter Naïve Realism, a stealthy bias that crafts an illusion: our view is crystal clear, while others must be clouded by bias. It convinces us our perspective is the unshakable truth, dismissing everyone else’s unique reality shaped by emotions and beliefs. Even shared experiences spark conflicting interpretations. This bias fractures relationships and communities, but recognising it is key.

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Nurturing Excellence: Revolutionizing Professional Development in Today’s Dynamic Work Environment

This article emphasizes the critical role of professional development in the modern corporate landscape, highlighting various strategies to enhance individual and organizational growth. Personalized learning paths, tailored using AI algorithms, are identified as crucial, ensuring alignment between personal career goals and company objectives. The article also underscores the importance of mentorship in fostering a dynamic learning environment.

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Managing Workload Without Needing to Say “No” to Your Boss

Many of us have found ourselves in situations where we feel that we cannot say “No.” We learned at a young age that we need to respect authority and do what we are told. When we start working, our boss becomes the main figure of authority. We feel reluctant to say “No”, leading to intense workload and stress. Over time this can escalate into physical, emotional and mental wellbeing concerns. In this article we provide a practical tool to prioritize and manage workload without having to say “No”.

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8 productivity hacks that actually work

Emails, channels, tools, strategies, meetings, data, reporting – no matter what your job title is, you might feel like you spend your time juggling an ever-expanding list of priorities. So how can you get more done, without having to find even more hours in your already busy schedule? Well, increasing your productivity doesn’t mean working longer hours – it means getting more done in the hours you already work. Gareth Hoyle, Managing Director at Coveragely, shares his top 8 productivity hacks.

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