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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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    An effective organisational culture can be a lasting source of competitive advantage. Steven Pezim, presents a 3-step action plan for evolving CEOs founded on a strong understanding of how culture enables strategy.

    A 3-Step Action Plan For Evolving CEOs

    Steven Pezim on LinkedIn

    Creating a winning culture will call on a very different type of skill set than is traditionally called upon by a CEO. You need the capacity to listen, empathy, and compassion to grasp the nuances of ... Read »

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    Call out for a call back!

    Kelly Stubbs on The Slade Report

    Something I learned a number of years ago... always follow through with what you say you are going to do in business. Close out the deal, finish the process, you get the drift. If you say you are go... Read »

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    Is it important to you where you work? Roman Molek, Managing Partner at TRANSEARCH International, highlights the impact corporate culture has on each of us (in Czech).

    Is it important to you where you work?

    Roman Molek on ZaP Web

    Je pro vás důležité, kde pracujete? Jsem si jistý, že ano. V práci trávíme většinu svého života a spokojenost nebo nespokojenost se svou prací výrazně ovlivňuje, zda se cítíme šťa... Read »

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    Our Approach To Employee Engagement Is Not Working

    Naz Beheshti on Forbes

    A staggering 87% of employees worldwide are not engaged. Employee engagement is sometimes referred to as the holy grail for today’s business leader, and for good reason. According to Gallup a highly... Read »

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    Laurie Serafini discusses health and wellbeing in the workplace, and specifically how it is a top issue facing sports stars where their successes and failures are played out on an open stage for everyone to see.

    The agony and the ecstasy

    Laurie Serafini on The Slade Report

    It’s the last week in September – one of the most eagerly awaited weeks in the Australian sports calendar… AFL finals fever is palpable! Recently Slade Group and the Interchange Bench were fortu... Read »

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    What do leaders need to do to keep up with the velocity of change and position the organisation for long-term growth? Hank Prybylski suggests 4 things to keep in mind.

    Is Your C-Suite Equipped To Lead In The Transformative Age?

    Hank Prybylski on Forbes

    Many C-suites will struggle to lead in the Transformative Age. To be clear, it's not for a lack of the usual leadership skills - passion, humility, empathy, etc. that C-suites aren’t equipped to lea... Read »

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