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  1. PeopleScape

    31 Jan. 2018

    Successful career transition: current research

    Been through a career transition, retrenchment or restructure lately? If you answered yes, you are in good company. The Australian Bureau of Statistics estimated that in 2013 just over 380,000 Australians left their last job due to retrenchment or restructure, while over 1 million people left their job of their own accord. Whatever the reason,…

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  2. Wellbeing Strategy 2018

    25 Jan. 2018

    What are you doing in 2018 to build your workplace wellbeing strategy?

    Employees and leaders who are ‘well’ are able to perform in a more consistent and productive manner every day. Its 2018, now is the time to proactively invest in a strategy to make sure your workforce is psychologically well. How are you investing in energising your workforce + unleashing their potential? Wellbeing programs are not…

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  3. Thought Diversity

    23 Jan. 2018

    Tuesday Tip #17: High performing teams need diverse thought

    Today’s tip highlights the importance of diverse thought to a high performing team. In any high performing team, a number of diverse perspectives and strengths will ensure a well-rounded project result. However, organisations can often go wrong in two ways: Recruitment Bias – It is easy to accidentally hire people with similar interests, experiences, views…

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  4. PeopleScape

    17 Jan. 2018

    Psychological Safety vs. Physical Safety

    Adopting a systems perspective to understanding psychosocial risk factors in the workplace. The modern workplace is becoming increasingly stressful for many people and is characterised by factors such as high workloads, employees being bombarded with emails, texts and calls, people rushing from one meeting to the next and poor work/life balance with mobile phones glued…

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  5. PeopleScape

    3 Jan. 2018

    The great cascades of leadership vision

    Prior to 1995, the wolves of Yellowstone National Park (USA) were hunted to extinction.  Following their re-introduction into Yellowstone the wolves had a surprisingly remarkable influence on the rest of the food chain. Known as a trophic cascade, there were extensive changes throughout the whole Park’s ecosystem- incredibly even changes to the geography of the…

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  6. PeopleScape

    20 Dec. 2017

    360-Degree Feedback: One size does not fit all

    Organisations have a vested interest in the performance of its leaders and it can often be difficult to identify exactly how well your leaders are performing and in which areas there is room for improvement. 360-degree feedback tools can assist in answering important questions about leaders’ specific workplace behaviours and style, degree of alignment to…

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