Slade Group Blog

R U Really OK?

Posted on September 9, 2021 by Tony Calderone
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Imagine this: You witness one of your colleagues, a solid performer in their area of expertise, become so overwhelmed with their workload, that they break down during a team meeting (on camera, because we are meeting virtually), when asked, “How’s your week looking?”

What an eye opener. Yet, this is … Read More

The Psychology Behind Why Every Day In Lockdown Feels Like ‘Groundhog Day’

Posted on August 16, 2021 by Boss Hunting
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They say variety is the spice of life, and for those trying to thrive in lockdown, the age-old adage couldn’t be more important. No matter how mentally strong and resilient you usually are, it’s tough to shake a sinking feeling when you’re facing health-mandated restrictions on what you can do, … Read More

Have you updated your LinkedIn profile since you set it up?

Posted on July 26, 2021 by Renata Bernarde
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Or since you got your new job? In the last 12 months? If not, you may be missing out on leveraging from LinkedIn, big time!

In Episode 91 of The Job Hunting Podcast, I share my journey and evolution using LinkedIn and how I updated my profile and activity … Read More

Thriving on Chaos – Yesterday, Today, Tomorrow

Posted on July 19, 2021 by Catherine DeVrye
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As we’re more than half way through 2021 and those of us in Australia enter a new financial year amidst lockdown, the covid chaos of the past 18 months remains a challenge. 

Like many, I recently moved to a home office after selling my business premises. It took ages to … Read More

NAIDOC 2021: On ancient cultures, and modern workplaces

Posted on July 9, 2021 by Diversity Council Australia
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By Professor Deen Sanders OAM

Through his eyes…

Professor Deen Sanders OAM is a Worimi Man and Lead Partner at Deloitte. He shares his thoughts for NAIDOC week 2021.

As an Aboriginal person, it is my deeply held belief that every person benefits from living in better relationship with their … Read More

NAIDOC 2021: From standing alone to standing together

Posted on July 7, 2021 by Diversity Council Australia
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By John Paul Janke

I’ve always had a special connection to NAIDOC Week; it holds such special memories for me.

In the 1970s, I remember gatherings and street marches in Cairns with my family and when we moved to Canberra in the late 1970s – attending many community and public … Read More

What it means to be proud at work in 2021

Posted on July 1, 2021 by Chris Toussaint
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While you may have seen more colours than usual in your social feed over the last month during Pride*, it’s not always all rainbows and unicorns for LGBTQI+ people at work. Our level of acceptance and comfort varies from occupation to industry, geographic location and the size of the organisation.… Read More

How to maintain a positive professional reputation to achieve career success

Posted on June 7, 2021 by Renata Bernarde
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In managing the trajectory of your career, one of the most important assets you have is your reputation. What other people think of…

  • you as a colleague, leader, or team member,
  • your workplace performance, and
  • your behaviour around others, including clients and stakeholders.

…will impact their ability to consider you … Read More