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Webcast on Emotional Intelligence in the Workplace

No longer is it just IQ, skills and capabilities that counts in a team member or leader. Scientific research suggests that successful leader have develop strong Emotional Intelligence skills. Emotional intelligence increases a leaders impact in regard to effectiveness and resilience. This short 8 min webcast explores the concepts of emotional intelligence and how by developing these skills one can…

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5 Reasons Why Recruiting for Values Improves Company Culture

5 Reasons Why Recruiting for Values Improves Company Culture

Have you ever hired someone who seems to have the right experience and should fit in easily with the team, but they don’t? When a company’s recruitment focus is purely based on technical skills, there could be a disconnect within the team. This is a common mistake when the new employee does not share the same values as you or the company, and over time, becomes a mismatch for the company.

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New Legislation Changes Impacting the Workplace in 2019

New Legislation Changes Impacting the Workplace in 2019

Welcome to the new working year which has officially started now that school has begun for 2019 and we can finally focus on getting productive once again. We thought we’d start the year with a “what’s changed” in the employment landscape. So what has changed from 2018? What do workplaces need to know? I provide a brief overview of recent legislation and a few decisions that are likely to impact your workplace context:

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How to Chat with Difficult Employees, Easily

How to Chat with Difficult Employees, Easily

Where there are people there are communication issues. Most of these challenges can be small but they can get big. Employees can sometimes be labelled by management as underperformers, troublemakers, drama queens and kings, and more. Often what really makes things difficult is talking to employees about these situations. Many owners and managers aren’t even raising these concerns at all!…

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It’s 2018 and People Still Make These Obvious HR Mistakes

It’s 2018 and People Still Make These Obvious HR Mistakes

It was often said that the 21st century would promise a shining future with innovation, robots and smarter technology. For managers, it was said that this same technology would improve their business lives and help them to retain top talent. I find it interesting that companies still commit a fatal error that I expected would disappear five years ago: It’s…

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