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As Organisational Development Specialists, we understand the practical and commercial challenges facing your business. As Psychologists, we keep informed of the latest empirical research. And that means we’re ideally placed to share insights into achieving outstanding business outcomes.

  1. Choosing a Wellbeing Program

    29 Aug. 2017

    Tuesday Tip #4 – Is your organisation ready for Wellbeing?

    Wellbeing is a word that is being used more regularly over the last few years.  It is now common to see various types of roles within HR departments where managers are charged with rolling out programs and initiatives that increase the Wellbeing of staff.  There are so many things you can do but the challenge…

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  2. 24 Aug. 2017

    What do the best job interviews involve?

    Interviews are always a key part of the recruitment and selection process. Unfortunately when attempting to select the best person for a job, interviews are often not performed well. When job interviews aren’t done right, their ability to predict future performance is low. The good news is we know the key ingredients that will increase…

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  3. 21 Aug. 2017

    Tuesday Tip #3 – The Importance of a Psychometric Assessment Debrief

    This week’s Tuesday tip is all about the importance of a results debrief to get the most out of psychometric assessments. Hiring managers are often very busy, but a targeted meeting to discuss the candidate results and fully incorporate this information with other data collected throughout the recruitment process could be the key to a successful…

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  4. 1 Jul. 2017

    The power of believing that you can improve, Carol Dweck

    Carol Dweck researches “growth mindset” — the idea that we can grow our brain’s capacity to learn and to solve problems. In this talk, she describes two ways to think about a problem that’s slightly too hard for you to solve. Are you not smart enough to solve it … or have you just not…

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  5. 1 Jul. 2017

    The people investment paradox

    Drastically downsizing a workforce can bring short term financial reprieve, however, research shows that such a reaction may actually cripple an organisation’s capability to recover from an economic downturn. It is crucial to invest in employees through the hard times as the ability to translate human effort into corporate goals requires organisations to be learning…

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  6. 1 Jul. 2017

    Australian wellbeing: the facts employers need to know

    Mental illness is a major issue for Australian employees and their organisations. ABS statistics show that one in five Australian adults will experience a mental illness in any given year, and that many individuals will experience mental ill-health in the workplace. Over three million Australians each year experience depression and/or anxiety disorders, and as many…

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