Slade Group Blog

Confidence: How to win with positivity!

Posted on July 7, 2022 by Laurie Serafini
Article image: Laurie Serafini in conversation with Paul Roos

Laurie Serafini in conversation with Paul Roos

In this podcast, Laurie Serafini talks to business Leadership & Culture coach (and former Swans AFL Premiership coach) Paul Roos about a magic ingredient for success in whatever you do – confidence.

Life can be tough. Work pressures, along with rising interest … Read More

How to work online, remain productive, and connect with people

Posted on June 17, 2022 by Renata Bernarde
Article image: How to work online, remain productive, and connect with people

I am always giving my clients tips on how to work online. Here are the key complaints I hear from clients and friends:

  • It’s hard to connect with people
  • It’s hard to keep productive
  • It’s lonely, and
  • There’s a tendency to work too much

 I feel this happens for several … Read More

A pocket coach for ‘people moments’.

Posted on June 7, 2022 by Anita Ziemer
Article image: People Spot - a pocket coach for people moments

Who hasn’t ever struggled dealing with the real people stuff? The difficult conversations, the underperformance, anxiety, imposter syndrome, hybrid working, juggling family, team dynamics. All of it. How hard is it and how much mental anguish can it consume?

In response to this dilemma a bunch of very smart (Australian) … Read More

The fundamental aspects of culture that schools must address to attract more teachers

Posted on May 18, 2022 by Andrew Barr
Culture in schools

A 40 per cent reduction in graduates going into teaching, coupled with the fact that about one-third of new teachers leave the profession within their first five years, means there are far more fundamental cultural and societal issues at play, particularly in regards to teachers in Secondary schools.

Recent financial … Read More

The U30s are different.

Posted on April 22, 2022 by Anita Ziemer
Article image: Under 30s are different

Covid delayed a lot of Under 30s’ plans for the exhilarating two year stint living and working abroad, but with borders re-open, they’re busting out in big numbers again.

Before moving to London this month from Melbourne, 27 year old Kirsty had two very attractive offers from two UK consulting … Read More

Why candidates have become a rare commodity

Posted on April 14, 2022 by Jill Van Der Ross
Article image: Why candidates have become a rare commodity

No doubt you’ve heard, Australia’s unemployment rate has fallen to 4% – the lowest since 2008 – and is predicted to fall even lower. SEEK recently confirmed that they are experiencing an all time high in available jobs, coupled with the lowest candidate availability since 2012. Furthermore, the recruitment website confirmed a … Read More

How Australia’s record-low jobless rate will impact cyber security hiring and retention

Posted on March 18, 2022 by Jim Morris
Article image: jobless rate will impact cyber security hiring and retention

Australia’s unemployment rate could sink below 4 per cent this year, and fall further to 3.75 per cent by the end of 2023, the nation’s Reserve Bank forecast in February. If reached, that would be the lowest jobless rate in Australia in nearly 50 years. AISA communications manager Nick Moore … Read More