Slade Group Blog

Tough. Love. Tough Love or Tough, Love.

Posted on March 30, 2021 by Bill Haggerty
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Why leading with empathy is so important.

In Slade Group’s Core Strength research about most sought-after employee attributes through COVID-19, empathy took a back seat to ‘here and now survival’ skills.

Make no mistake, empathy has jumped back into the driver’s seat in 2021.

Daniel Goleman in his recent articleRead More

The secret to a successful career transition: Five key strategies to guide you towards your new job.

Posted on March 25, 2021 by Renata Bernarde
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Whether you’ve been job searching for months or you have just started, I encourage you to press reset, sharpen your focus and go through the list of key success factors below. Make sure you are reviewing and addressing them every day during your transition. I hope that by being strategic … Read More

When things went viral: One year on from the 2020 Australian Grand Prix

Posted on March 15, 2021 by Barry Hodson
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Exactly one year ago to the day, Covid got real for me. I was attending a Formula 1 Grand Prix breakfast at Albert Park when the shock announcement was made: the race had been cancelled. We filed dumbstruck out of the function, directed into busses that were waiting to remove … Read More

This International Women’s Day, Australian businesses can lead on domestic violence crisis

Posted on March 4, 2021 by Diversity Council Australia
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Domestic violence is a critical issue for the workplace, especially as COVID-19 continues to blur the line between home and office, whilst also driving a documented spike in violence against women.

But what are workplaces doing to address the issue? And is it really an issue for workplaces at all?… Read More

5 tips for storytelling like Jesus and some not-so-ancients

Posted on February 25, 2021 by Laurie Serafini
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Rumour has it I’ve been storytelling since biblical times (remember those parables Jesus told in the Bible, The Good Samaritan and The Tax Collector?)… Well, it’s true that I love a good story!

And it seems storytelling has had a rebirth according to self-help guru Tony Robbins; there’s strategy … Read More

Without top talent, the potential for recovery may be prolonged and painful

Posted on February 18, 2021 by NPA Worldwide
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Around the world, employees have had nearly 9 months to assess how their employer is responding and reacting to this pandemic. Many employers have realized that human capital is the most precious asset of the organization and are working hard to retain talent. Other employers may be on belt tightening, … Read More

Why recruitment takes so long

Posted on February 4, 2021 by Renata Bernarde
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Job hunting takes longer than you think.

Being aware and understanding the whole recruitment and selection process is an essential aspect of successful job hunting. If you want to play the game to win, you need to understand the rules of the game. 

It’s also essential to understand the recruitment … Read More

Returning to the Workplace – Employee Reluctance

Posted on January 20, 2021 by HR Advice Online
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As COVID active cases appear more and more under control, many employers are looking to a return to the workplace. What happens when employees resist the return? Other than the legal and health issues required by an employer for a COVID Safe Workplace, how can you overcome resistance from your … Read More