Organisational values

Exit Interviews: The Why and The How (not to)

Many years ago, a good mate of mine worked in a role that ended up being the shortest one of her HR career. Looking back, the warning signs were there from before she even started. Exhibit A: her new manager cancelled their scheduled pre-start-employment meeting half an hour before she was due to arrive. Just [...]

Two-way communication – simply good business sense

An article stood out to me recently that appeared across several of my social feeds. The article was titled  "Why an uninformed workplace is bad for business". The cautionary tale revolved around the bad business practices of Steve Jobs wannabe Elizabeth Holmes; so bad in fact that she has landed herself a 20-year stint in [...]

Yes, please implement a CSR program – but only if you have buy-in

The reasons why all businesses, whatever their shape and size, should consider introducing a Corporate Social Responsibility[i]  program are numerous. The positive impact on employees is just one. Millennials want to work for organisations who stand for something other than just the bottom line. And in case you missed this stat – millennials will make [...]

Nick Kyrgios, the power of purpose, and why it is important to your team

It is January in Melbourne and that inevitably means three things. Weather that fluctuates from days you need the heater on to living-in-a-furnace days over 40 degrees; traffic so light it feels like a completely different city; and of course, the ATP Australian Open. And it was whilst I watched Nick Kyrgios playing his second [...]

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