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    Kelly Stubbs, Practice Manager, Technical & Operations at Slade Executive, explains how those of us with experiences over time can help guide and mentor others who are starting their professional life or making a change in their career.

    Experience - your gift to give

    Kelly Stubbs on The Slade Report

    A couple of times lately, younger professional women have come to seek my advice on some situations they’ve found themselves in in their work life... Anything from discussing appropriate work wear, ... Read »

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    Executives unable to detail at least one bad business decision during a recruitment interview relate volumes about their ego and lack of self-awareness.

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    Flexibility now ranks top amongst what’s important to employees (even more than pay), but what does it mean in practice? Luke Clarke explains.

    Money can't buy you happiness, but flexible working can.

    Luke Clarke on The Slade Report

    Flexible working arrangements can come in many forms. For some people being flexible will mean compressing a five day week into four days; for others it will just be having a long lunch break to fit i... Read »

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    The role of Chief Human Resources Officer (CHRO) has evolved to meet the disruptive times we’re living in. Having the right person in charge of Human Resources has never been so critical. Enlightened CEOs also know that success hinges on who they have leading HR simply because the set of challenges facing the CHRO have never been so profound. Howard Pezim, Partner, Co-Founder and Managing Director of Bedford Consulting Group Inc, explains more.

    Cannabis, Succession, & The War For Talent: Just 3 Reasons Why You Need To Rethink The CHRO

    Howard Pezim, Steven Pezim, Darren Raycroft, Frank Galati, John Marshal on LinkedIn

    Twenty years ago, when Jack Welch was the CEO at GE, and also when Lou Gerstner was the CEO at IBM, he knew that people and culture were critical to his success. They both knew that their HR leader wa... Read »

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    “To get a foot in the door and boost the number of interviews that come along, executive job seekers must be ready to invest in some upfront sweat equity that, in reality, is not all that different from the strategies they employ to be successful in their roles. Here’s how …”

    What Executive Job Seekers Must Do to Stand Out in Today’s Saturated Market

    Virginia Franco on BlueSteps

    The upside of a booming economy means hiring is stronger than ever. The downside? More folks are out there emboldened to test the job search waters. The bottom line? The job market is growing increasi... Read »

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    Kate Beaumont has always been someone to give credit where credit is due. Kate shares a couple of feel-good stories to counter the stereotypical assumption that those new to the workforce expect the world or don’t seem to be aware they have to earn their stripes for millennia.

    Work ethic and the M word

    Kate Beaumont on The Slade Report

    Over the years as an HR professional I have seen several generations at work. Putting people in boxes goes against the grain with me - most workers defy categorisation, let me tell you! Read »

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    When it comes to pursuing an advanced degree, most professionals wonder “Will the output of time and energy be worth it?” It’s a big commitment, especially for established professionals who usually have plenty to balance already. Chris Swan explains what to consider if you are contemplating this pursuit.

    What is the ROI on a Graduate Degree?

    Chris Swan on BlueSteps

    As an executive recruiter, I think about career trajectories a lot. When it comes to pursuing an advanced degree, most professionals wonder-will the output of time and energy be worth it? It’s a big... Read »

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    Resilience can be defined as “The capacity to recover quickly from difficulties; toughness”. Organisations want people who aren’t afraid to tackle difficult tasks – problem solvers who learn from a challenge, not folk who say “that’s too hard” and pack it in. Angela Yeoland shares three take outs from a resilience training session led by Monique Slade from Springfox and The Resilience Institute.

    How everyone can develop resilience: 3 things you can do right now.

    Angela Yeoland on The Slade Report

    Recently relocating from Sydney to Melbourne, let’s just say I appreciate the differences between the two! Coming from a retail background, not only did I have to adjust to a different work style i... Read »

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    Thorough reference checking is a gold plated step on the path to finding out more about a candidate, such as areas for development once on-boarded with your organisation. Kylie Rutherfoord provides 3 ‘Insider Tips’ as a seasoned ‘Referencer’.

    References - pathways to gold

    Kylie Rutherfoord on The Slade Report

    What's been debated, outsourced, digitalised and recorded… but in the end come full circle? Yes, the answer is those essential in depth candidate Reference Checks that have stood the test of time. Read »

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