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JOB HUNTING- GET REAL!

JOB HUNTING- GET REAL!
A lot of time my  articles focus on businesses. To remain relevant to the situation, I thought we should change it with a focus on job hunting this month.
To find success in your job search you can’t have any ...
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Get into the persistence habit

Get into the persistence habit

I thought I would share the following article as its quite relevant to many of us looking for new clients, new jobs or achieve personal goals.

Napoleon Hill was on to it almost eight decades ago when he wrote that knowing ...

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THE TABOO TOPIC: Downsizing and how to survive

THE TABOO TOPIC: Downsizing and how to survive

Layoffs, downsizing, restructuring, terminations – no matter what it’s called, nobody is happy when people lose their jobs. It is a traumatic event for all involved – whether it’s the affected employees, the managers who have to deliver the news ...

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LEARNING FROM LYCRA

LEARNING FROM LYCRA

I don’t know how many of you sports tragic’s have been up all hours like myself watching Le Tour De France. For those of you not into it, I am sure you know the concept 21 days riding over 3600km’s ...

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Customer service can move you from GOOD to GREAT!

Customer service can move you from GOOD to GREAT!

What Makes an Organization Great? Quite often it is as simple as being excellent at customer service. Let’s face it what business could exist without customers?
I really can’t think of any….so why in most instances is so little significance ...

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Stop the Revolving Door

Stop the Revolving Door

It amazes me that there is a lot of talk at senior level about how to secure the best talent with continuing strategies on enticing the right person on board. Only to make the same mistakes over and over again ...

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The importance of feeling important

The importance of feeling important

I am sure we have all been in a situation where we have landed that dream job after multiple rounds of interviews, only to arrive on the first day eager to make a good first impression and the receptionist doesn’t ...

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Is the Australian mining bubble about to burst?

Is the Australian mining bubble about to burst?

This week it was announced that Australia’s GDP growth has fallen in the second quarter compared to the first. Which has our learned friends raising serious questions about the state of the economy. As we know our mining industry is ...

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Job Hoppers or ambitious?

Job Hoppers or ambitious?

Times have changed with regards to people’s perception of long term workers. 10-15 Years ago someone with a CV that has them working at 3 different jobs in the past 7 years raised alarm bells and the individual would have ...

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Not all that glitters is gold.

Not all that glitters is gold.

I am sure that we would all agree that none of us can escape the hype of the Western Australian Mining resource sector‘s success. I am sure we have come into contact with those individuals that tell you that they ...

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Olympic Gold for UK…was it an accident?

Olympic Gold for UK…was it an accident?

Thank goodness that the Tour de France and the Olympics are over, we can finally get some sleep and go back to a relatively normal life. Congratulations to the Brit’s as well on a safe and spectacular London Games. UK ...

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Reward for effort

Reward for effort

I would like to share a story that a friend of mine was telling on the weekend. When she was growing up with her 3 siblings her father had said they were not allowed to get a swimming pool until ...

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Motivating and Retaining Employees (final summary)

Motivating and Retaining Employees (final summary)

Motivating and keeping employees requires effective management practices and strong leadership skills. A good operating system and adequate training are essential. Your people need the proper tools and support to do the job. A performance-based compensation plan should be designed ...

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Is Cold Calling still relevant?

Is Cold Calling still relevant?

Many are of the opinion that Cold Calling is an antiquated method of instigating new business and is obsolete in today’s world. I know we have all been pestered by callers that don’t know our business and needs; however I ...

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Anzac day

Anzac day

The IMF announced this month that Australia is predicted to be the best performing economy in the world over the next two years. Australia has 8 times more adults earning over $100 000 than the worldwide average and last year the ...

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