This was the argument of Professor David Guest, from Kings College London who spoke recently to a group of HR Directors at a joint Trevor-Roberts/Griffith Business School event. Professor Guest gave three pieces of evidence to back this.
What is the difference between coaching & mentoring?
Despite there being endless information available on the difference between mentoring and coaching, we are continually asked about the nuances of both and which one is more suitable in certain situations. In this blog, we have simplified the...
Tales of Tenacity and Triumph: The History of Australia’s Working Women
The history of the Australian working woman is long, complex and packed with stories of tenacity and triumph, inequality and injustice. Looking back at the struggles and victories of the women who came before us, we gain an appreciation for what we...
7 reasons why businesses need career transition/outplacement support
For many HR professionals and leaders, it may seem counterintuitive (or just a waste of money!) to invest in the welfare of departing staff, especially those whom an organisation has targeted to leave for a specific reason.
Redesigning jobs after automation: don’t give up on your employees
NAB has flagged the loss of 6,000 jobs as the impact of new technology and digital transactions cuts a swathe through traditional banking jobs. - ABC NAB to slash 6000 jobs despite bumper $6.6bn profit - The Australian
Corporate restructuring and layoffs are an unfortunate, but inevitable, part of today's business climate. Keeping your remaining employees engaged, motivated and productive after a restructure requires managers to be proactive, honest and consistent...