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The foundations of a winning people strategy


This blog by Scott O'Hehir was recently featured on the Total Synergy website. Scott talks about how recruiting high performers and maintaining employee engagement are key determinants of business success. Read the full article here....

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Maximise the ROI of leadership training

Maximising ROI

A recent study, from the University of Adelaide looked at factors that either supported or hindered "training transfer". Training transfer is the ability for leaders who have recently attended a training course, to master and use new skills in their workplace. A number of factors influence how...

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Welcome Roger Hughes, Client Director Consulting

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Highly regarded HR and performance expert Roger Hughes has joined Checkside as Client Director, Consulting. Roger has previously held positions as General Manager HR and HSEQ at Macmahon, Organisational Growth and Development Manager at Fortescue, and HR Manager at Ravensthorpe Nickel for BHP. Roger is...

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How will the 457 visa changes impact your business?


On 18 April 2017, the Government announced that the Temporary Work (Skilled) visa (subclass 457 visa) will be abolished and replaced with the new Temporary Skill Shortage (TSS) visa in March 2018. What is changing? The new TSS visa program will be comprised of a Short-Term stream...

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Increase your recruitment success rate to 90%+


Traditional position descriptions can often lead to companies not attracting or recruiting A-Grade people[1]. They are time-consuming to create, rarely actually used in practice, unnecessary, encourage sloppy management, can exclude A-Grade candidates and are the cause of many recruitment mistakes. Why eliminate traditional position descriptions[2]? 1.      You...

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The profit impact of recruiting A-Grade people

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Professional sports and entertainment organisations have long known that the ability to recruit the right people has the highest profit impact of any HR function. BCG’s ground-breaking study The Boston Consulting Group (“BCG”) released a ground-breaking study in 2012 that identified a positive correlation between key HR...

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