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    Exponential technological shifts are changing the job landscape forever. Continued disruption and uncertainty demand new thinking about organisation design. John Burdett highlights the leadership challenges and questions to consider to attract and retain top talent in an age of digital transformation. If It Can Be Digitalised, It Will Be Digitalised > PDF download

    If It Can Be Digitalised, It Will Be Digitalised

    John Burdett on TRANSEARCH International

    In case you missed it, we are "enjoying" the opening act of a social and cultural revolution; an inflection point so disruptive that the printing press, steam power and the discovery of oil come to mi... Read »

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    Useful insight from Mike Morrow, Managing Director at TRANSEARCH, on the excellent opportunities for career growth within manufacturing.

    Opportunities for a modern workforce

    Mike Morrow on Association for Manufacturing Excellence

    Parents are eager to see their kids settle into “good jobs,” those that invite fulfillment, job security and financial independence. Many families find themselves struggling, though, with the proh... 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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    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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    Never has talent been more mobile, and never has the mobility of talent been more critical for business success. This report uses data from a survey of 366,000 people in 197 countries and a simultaneous survey of 6,000 recruiters to “understand what has changed about people’s job preferences and attitudes toward mobility.”

    Decoding Global Talent 2018

    Rainer Strack, Mike Booker, Orsolya Kovács-Ondrejkovic, Pierre Antebi, David Welch on The Boston Consulting Group

    Ask leaders at big companies what worries them, and one of the first things they’ll mention is the challenge of managing a workforce at a time of rapid change. Jobs being transformed by automation a... Read »

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    The Foundation for Young Australians follows the progression of young people over time across Australia, running a survey from age 15 every year for 10 years until age 25.

    Preparing young people for the new work reality

    on Foundation for Young Australians

    Following the journeys of 14,000 young people over a decade, the New Work Reality report reveals the factors that accelerate the transition to full-time work, including the skills, mindset and confide... Read »

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    Are You Ready For Today’s Boardroom?

    One of the signpost markers of a truly successful executive career is getting a call to serve on a company's non-executive board of directors. It is a call few receive but many others hope to get. It is a public recognition not only of your extensive Read more »

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    Geoff Slade, Chairman at Slade Group, shares what he’s learnt after half a century of launching, building and selling businesses.

    Fifty years of business wisdom distilled into seven truths

    Business View on National Australia Bank

    Back in 1967, aged 21, Geoff Slade began his first recruitment agency. A couple of decades later he received an offer for the company he couldn’t refuse and sold it, moving on to become HR Director ... Read »

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    Detailed article by McKinsey that sets out 4 things they believe businesses need to concentrate on to advance ‘HR as a hard-edged function capable of understanding the drivers of strategy and deploying talent in support of it’.

    The CEO's guide to competing through HR

    Frank Bafaro, Diana Ellsworth, Neel Gandhi on McKinsey

    Technological tools provide a new opportunity for the function to reach its potential and drive real business value. A leading US healthcare company was struggling recently to recruit more nurses and ... Read »

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    The Board’s Role in Managing Cybersecurity Risks

    Ray A. Rothrock, James Kaplan, Friso Van der Oord on MIT Sloan Management Review

    Cybersecurity can no longer be the concern of just the IT department. Within organizations, it needs to be everyone’s business - including the board’s. Today, more than ever, the demands posed by ... Read »

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