Slade Group Blog

How Technical & Operations professionals in the Property & Construction industry are influencing the Australian economy.

Posted on April 12, 2019 by Kelly Stubbs
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Continuing our series of boardroom luncheon events with influential people in Technical & Operations, Slade Group recently hosted Kate Bailey, Associate Director – Head of Logistics and Retail Research at CBRE.

Focusing the conversation on how the Australian economy will perform in 2019 and beyond, we discussed the impact of … Read More

Young people entering the workforce

Posted on April 2, 2019 by Anita Ziemer

The Boardroom Podcast in conversation with Anita Ziemer, Managing Director of Slade Group, about young people entering the workforce and the future of industries with the presence of automation.

The Boardroom Podcast is a series of engaging podcasts discussing the journey of and lessons learnt from many insightful industry leaders … Read More

The “self-made” myth: Why hard work isn’t enough to reach the top

Posted on March 13, 2019 by Zachary Crockett

Compliments of The Hustle, this blog is a 100% lift from Zachary Crockett’s post this week. If you’re not already, we highly recommend becoming a subscriber to The Hustle. Here he’s in conversation with Professor Robert Frank economist with Cornell University.

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The ultra-wealthy often claim they Read More

Lessons from Mother Nature for human nature and Human Resources

Posted on March 6, 2019 by Catherine DeVrye

Most organisations today are aware of their environmental impact and responsibility. But beyond any legislative requirements, are there lessons from nature that may boost resilience among employees?

And before you cynically dismiss this thought as too ‘touchy-feely’, think of scientist Albert Einstein’s comment “Look deep into nature; then you will … Read More

Outdated office routines: How to manage the top 5 workplace traditions we love to hate!

Posted on February 21, 2019 by Chris Toussaint
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While the world @work has evolved significantly over the last 30 or so years, some of the quirks of the office remain pervasive. Here is my take on some of the Most Hated Office Traditions as surveyed by CV Library and reported by HRD Editor Australia. You can read the … Read More

6 savvy Employee Retention strategies

Posted on February 6, 2019 by Luke Clarke
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The world of construction and engineering in Melbourne is booming, which means skilled professionals are in high demand. And in turn, they’re always being tapped on the shoulder by people like me telling them there’s a better opportunity elsewhere. The truth is, there usually is. 

With companies desperate to employ … Read More