Slade Group Blog

Why is it even a contest? Roads and Rail vs Tech and Digital.

Posted on November 26, 2019 by Anita Ziemer
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It makes us feel we’re a nation on the move seeing the worker bees in High Vis vests bringing impressive infrastructure spending to life. Cities and populations are growing and we need improved roads and rail services. Great. But what happens at the end of the line?

Building roads and … Read More

What are the myths (and facts) on ageing and work?

Posted on November 8, 2019 by Diversity Council Australia
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The Australian population is ageing. This has led to a lot of public policy and debate around the need to reduce welfare costs and respond to projected shortfalls in labour as older workers retire in large numbers.

Prolonging the working life in an inclusive way, and promoting solidarity of different … Read More

More than a lucky break: How Maitham and others have achieved a better life through the power of a professional career.

Posted on November 1, 2019 by Bill Haggerty

Over the past two years I have had the privilege of pairing with a number of participants in the CareerSeekers program. This is a non-profit organisation supporting Australia’s refugees and migrants fleeing war-torn countries, and support them with language, interview and CV skills to assist them to settle into Melbourne.… Read More

How to follow your passion and be successful: 7 wise words from a former Olympian

Posted on September 18, 2019 by Laurie Serafini
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It was sensational to have triple Olympic Gold and multiple world swimming champion, Australia’s own Grant Hackett, join us for a Slade breakfast recently. Grant shared some of his personal journey as an Olympian and his thoughts about what creates high performance behaviours.

Here are my seven takeaways from Grant’s … Read More