Balancing Work & Family

With increased employment among mothers, family employment patterns have shifted over recent years due to several social changes such as improved access to post-school education, greater flexible work arrangements and greater availability of childcare and maternity leave (ABS, 2003).

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Transparency is the new Black

A transparent workplace culture boosts retention and performance Do your employees trust you? Do they feel engaged? Do they understand why decisions are being made? Do they know what part they’re playing in helping to achieve your organisational goals? Research suggests the answer to at least some of these questions is: “No”. A US Gallup poll found that 71% of

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Six Things to consider when selecting your Executive Search Partner

Someone from an unfamiliar Executive Search firm has left you multiple voicemails, sent you an introduction email, a follow up email and finally managed to get you on the phone at the right time – they ask for a meeting and reluctantly you agree. A week later a well-dressed person in business attire walks through your office doors with a

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Selling your Employer Brand

When a candidate is investigating your employer brand, perception is reality. They are intensely curious as to what it might be like to work for you, but it is a sad fact that too few employers place much importance on how they are perceived. Their recruitment process is a one-way street of information gathering about candidates. This is not conducive

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