Emotions in high places: Why EQ is outranking IQ in leadership positions

Emotional intelligence – it’s a term many of us have heard kicked around before, but few of us might actually know what it really means. There’s no doubting that a high IQ (intelligence quotient) is essential for leadership success in the business world, however there’s more and more research out there suggesting that a high […]

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Attracting & Retaining Talent Within The Mining Sector

Talent Acquisition and Retention once more pushes itself up the list of priorities Nick Verkerk, General Manager of Beilby Western Australia, reflects on just a few of the attraction and retention considerations resource companies face as the Mining sector picks up speed. Various reporting and commentaries indicate that at last business confidence is increasing particularly […]

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How To Recruit In Our Digital World

What are the hot new trends in recruitment right now? The recruitment industry is a little like Madonna. Yes, you heard right. Trust us with this one. Think about it. They both have reinvented themselves again and again to ensure maximum relevancy in our changing world. And this characteristic love of evolution pays off. As […]

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Why Women are Effective Leaders

For the third year running, consultant and workforce diversity expert Conrad Liveris gathered data on the CEOs of 200 of Australia’s largest companies and published his findings to coincide with International Women’s Day. Unfortunately, what he found was not a happy female empowerment story. It was that these major 200 companies were more likely to […]

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Recruiting in a Tightening Market

Australia’s labour market continues to tighten as employment rates soar. According to the recent Australia Bureau of Statistics (ABS) report, employment rose by 19,800 in September 2017, surpassing forecasts that had estimated a rise of 15,000. This increase has resulted in the highest employment rate on record, it now sits at 12, 290, 200. This […]

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Sport and Business have a lot more in common when we dig down…

I have been blessed in my life to have been involved in a professional football club for over ten years as an athlete, coach my own team (NT Thunder) for three years, and now work in the coaching team at an AFL club in Melbourne. Along with all of this a  new chapter in my […]

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Finding a Winning Edge

Sydney Swans have arguably been one of the most successful teams in the past 10 years. Paul Roos took the Swans to the 2004 AFL grand final, winning by one point against the West Coast Eagles. At the end of 2010, John Longmire joined the Swans as head coach and in 2012 coached the Swans […]

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