Nicholas Barnett CEO of InSync talks real evaluation of what's proven to work in HR. The research has only been completed in June (the report is due in the next two months). Nicholas is part of the AHRI Research Advisory Group and is also really active on various boards and with AHRI. The rapid pace … Continue reading What’s Good (or Great) HR? From the Outside In #AHRINC
Presenters: Natalie Slessor (Head of Workplace, Lend Lease) Susan Ferrier (National Managing Partner, People, Performance & Culture, KPMG) Helen Lea (Exec Director, Enterprise Services, Telstra) Natalie Slessor Work is now happening outside the box... what do we need in the workplace - let's stop and think about that and then design what we need. … Continue reading Work: Today & Tomorrow #AHRINC
I've been really excited to hear this one. The room is very full (yup, everyone's here after such an amazing Gala Dinner last night bright-eyed and bushy-tailed). If people were self-aware there would be a strong relation between confidence and competence (but there's really not). Dr TCP kicks off the day confirming that this … Continue reading Dr Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic Talks the Dark Side of Confidence #AHRINC
31 of the ASX top 200 boards have no women on the board. Woah. Australia, what's happening? Norway mandated (and acheived) 40% board membership by women in 7 years. 7 years! 23 of ASX 500 companies have no women in their executive. In small busineses women do much better (are we getting sick of corporate … Continue reading Elizabeth Proust: Myths & Realities in Managing a Woman’s Career #AHRINC
When Great Britain industrialised it took 70 years, in the last 25 years Asia has done it (and more of it). Julia Gillard kicks off her talk with a few really funny anecdotes (the Prime Minister of Italy in makeup...) First thoughts: Julia Gillard is funny! #ColourMeSurprised So what does this drastic growth in Asia … Continue reading Julia Gillard: Leadership in the Asian Century: Opportunities Abroad, Lessons at Home
What a great start to the day! Epic first key note from Ram Charan (#gotmybooksigned) and now am sitting in waiting for Gary Pert (CEO Collingwood Football Club) to speak about creating a high performance culture (something I blogged about recently on the AHRI National Convention Blog). I'm very excited to hear what Gary has … Continue reading This is awesome #AHRINC 2015
I've just arrived for the kick off of the AHRI National Convention 2015 in Melbourne. Already hard truths have been had... Why did I not bring my phone charger? Why did I not think my iPad/keyboard was a necessity for all sessions, not just the full days? The Melbourne Convention Centre is ENORMOUS - I … Continue reading A lot of excitement @ the #AHRINC 2015
I'm pretty excited about the 2015 AHRI National Convention - not only am I lucky enough to be one of the event bloggers (do you think I'll get a special lanyard?), but there is an incredible calibre of speakers on show! My plan is to share learnings while at the event including tweeting away (like … Continue reading #AHRINC 2015
If I had a dollar for every time a manager said to me "I want a high performance team" I'd probably be on a beach somewhere... Each time I hear this statement a few things run through my head (as I know they do other HR professionals): How would you define a 'high performance team' … Continue reading The Truth About ‘High Performance Culture’: Is It Just Buzz?
This week's post is a result of a question submitted through Engage Learn Build. It's a question I get asked frequently in various forms - from executives looking to evaluate their team or a new hire, managers who feel they should be using psych assessments but don't know where to start, right through to friends … Continue reading Psych Assessments and Personality Profiles: Worth It?