Management and Leadership | Selection Partners | Executive Recruitment, Melbourne

Retrenchment Conversations

Retrenchment Conversations According to the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) each year around 2.3 per cent of Australian workers lose their jobs as a result of corporate downsizing or closure.  This means there is a strong likelihood that if you have been in the workforce for over 10+ years you may have been retrenched yourself or at least know someone who has.  For…

Could you be a Store Manager?

Could you be a Store Manager?  I recruit across retail, in my role I have been asked by many sales people, what they need to do to be promoted to a Store Manager. Before getting excited about the management ‘title’, they need to know what a Store Manager actually does and no, they do not just stand around pointing their finger telling others what to…

The Nature of True Dialogue

The Nature of True Dialogue As humans, we sometimes get caught up in our own heads.  Sometimes we feel we are having a great conversation and communicating clearly, when actually we aren’t actively listening nor are we in true dialogue.  Sometimes we are simply waiting our turn to speak, rather than truly listening. I know I have been guilty of this and maybe you have…

The Mother of all Blogs

The Mother of all Blogs Right now I’ve enticed you in with my catchy title I’ll let you in to the real subject of my blog……………………….it’s ‘counter offers’ – well kind of!!!!  Now I know every day on LinkedIn there’s a blog out there telling people not to accept counter offers (mostly written by recruiters who have just lost a placement to a counter offer)…

10 things women do at work they shouldn’t

10 things women do at work they shouldn’t  In the last two blogs I spoke about how men often unknowingly say and do things in the workplace that appears both sexist and disempowering to women.  Then I wrote about what men can do that is helpful and supports women’s inclusion.  This blog looks at what women do to disadvantage themselves, because whilst I’d like to…