Helping Gen Ys To Become The International Managers Of The Future

By Barry Thomas. According to Future Workplace it is estimated that by 2025, Gen Y workers will account for 75 percent of the workforce. Indeed, Gen Ys are set to becomethe international leaders of the future and are therefore a critical talent pool forglobalorganisations to coach and mentor. Gen Ys are increasingly moving towards managerial […]

Top Ten Tips For Women In Business

By Katie Day. The business world and business culture has changed; big time. Back in the 1970s and 1980s when I was at school and at the beginning of my working life, the culture and work environment were so different to now. I look back at my mother and see the struggle and fight she […]

The Courage To Move From Management To Leadership

By Ray MacLean. The journey from being a sound and solid business to an elite level of performance will only happen when an organisation has the motivation to break through the comfort zone by challenging its capable managers to become elite leaders. What is the difference? Capable managers focus on the mechanics of the business […]

Addressing Australia’s Middle Skills Gap

Unlike the United States and most countries in Western Europe, Australia has enjoyed a relatively robust economy and low unemployment rate for more than a decade. Today, while overall US unemployment has remained stuck above eight per cent, our rate is just above five per cent. We compare even more favourably to the UK and […]

How To Write Job Ads That Work!

By Neil Clark. Unless you are in a large corporation with a fully fledged Human Resources Department, you probably have to write your own job ads. If this is you, do you sometimes find there are very few applicants worth considering? The solution to this may lie in the way you write your ads. You […]

Employee Appraisals Unmasked

By Neil Clark. An employee appraisal system lets employees know how they are doing on the job. Without such feedback, some people can develop a completely wrong notion of how you, the manager, see their performance. If you did not communicate with them in this way, you would probably be surprised at the way some […]

Is Attitude More Important Than Skill Or Experience When Hiring New Recruits?

By Neil Clark. For a highly technical position, skills and experience are paramount. If you need someone who has attained a high degree of skill in a narrow, specialized area, attitude may have to take second place. For other positions, however, attitude is certainly a major deciding factor. If highly experienced applicants are scarce, but […]