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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. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. Incivility

    12 Feb. 2017

    Tuesday Tip: Why is civility so important anyway?

    Today’s tip will help you take the first steps of ensuring civility is a priority in your organisation. In the fast-paced world of email, tight requirements, international conference calls, and endless meetings, it is no surprise that many employees feel under huge amounts of pressure to be able to juggle their workload and maintain a relatively stress-free work…

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