a short introduction to enneagram psychometrics (the new Myers-Briggs Indicator Test)

a short introduction to enneagram psychometrics (the new Myers-Briggs Indicator Test)

The Enneagram psychometrics is the newest test everyone's talking about. The system is based on nine different aspects of human consciousness and personality—within those categories are varying levels of self-actualisation.

here’s what you need to know about mindfulness and the workplace

here’s what you need to know about mindfulness and the workplace

Mindfulness is a buzzword that has recently caught a lot of attention, perhaps with good reason. In a world where people measure success in terms of how full their schedule is, the thought of slowing down seems alien, but in fact, mindfulness practices have been around since 1500 BCE.

why the best hire might not have the perfect resume

why the best hire might not have the perfect resume

Regina Hartley is a human resources expert. In her Ted Talk, she explains that the best hires might not have the perfect resume. She breaks down the candidates into two general categories: Silver Spoon and Scrappers. Silver Spoons come up with advantages and are destined for success, whereas the Scrappers fight with odds stacked against them to get to the same opportunities.

4 simple ways to improve internal communication within your business

4 simple ways to improve internal communication within your business

Internal communication is the circulation of information between people within the organisation. Within a business, an effective internal communication strategy fosters a healthy company culture and unites everyone towards a common goal, improving productivity and staff retention.

Interview With Madeleine Wade, Digital Specialist at QIC

Interview With Madeleine Wade, Digital Specialist at QIC

Meet Madeleine Wade. She's a Digital Specialist at QIC in Sydney. Madeleine started with temp work with Majer Recruitment after returning from her travels in Europe. 

When the opportunity rang with QIC, she leapt for Sydney and hasn't looked back since. We discuss the day in the life of Digital Specialist and what she's learned along the way in her career path to get her to where she is now. 

how to nurture a growth mindset for success

how to nurture a growth mindset for success

“In a growth mindset, people believe that their most basic abilities can be developed through dedication and hard work—brains and talent are just the starting point. This view creates a love of learning and resilience that is essential for great accomplishment.” Carol S. Dweck

Interview With Lee-Anne Davie—Executive Assistant and Side Hustler

Interview With Lee-Anne Davie—Executive Assistant and Side Hustler

Lee-Anne Davie is an Executive Assistant to a Vice President level executive in a mining firm in South Brisbane. As an Executive Assistant, Lee-Anne assists with correspondence, diary management, travel, communication, event management, administrative tasks, and generally anything required to support her boss and her legal team. 

what a sleep deprived brain does for you at work and ways to improve sleep

what a sleep deprived brain does for you at work and ways to improve sleep

Working hard to get that raise? Or better yet, that promotion? Excellent work performance actually begins at home, in the comfort of your own bed. While exercising and eating a balanced diet play a significant role in your overall health, we tend to underestimate the importance of a good night’s rest.

10 things you can do to improve your mood at work

10 things you can do to improve your mood at work

Every individual contributes to cultivating a healthy working environment. If you can keep your energy levels high and your mood in check, not only will you have a productive work day, but that energy and positivity have a way of filtering into every other aspect of your life. So even if you feel like your current work situation is meh, we’ve brought you a list of things you can try to brighten your mood. 

leadership: are you cultivating a positive work environment for your team’s success?

leadership: are you cultivating a positive work environment for your team’s success?

In a leadership position, it’s your responsibility to listen to your employees’ needs and make space for fostering a healthy work environment. Employees are, after all, the heart of the company and the best ambassadors for your brand. Taking care of the environment will not only improve the overall mood at the office, but will increase employee loyalty, work productivity, and team relationships.

top 5 free project management apps

top 5 free project management apps

We all know the feeling of being time-poor while working on a big project and collaborating on a project with multiple members can be a tricky juggling act. If you want to focus your time on actioning tasks rather than organising the details and make the best use of everybody’s time, consider a project managing system.

3 pointers for developing your personal brand

3 pointers for developing your personal brand

When your personal brand is well put-together, people will want to connect with you. Polishing your personal brand opens opportunities for your career or business making it the best networking tool at your disposal.

improve your active listening skills to better your leadership opportunities

improve your active listening skills to better your leadership opportunities

Listening is an art. Epictetus, a Greek philosopher wrote: “We have two ears and one mouth so that we can listen twice as much as we speak.” Good listening skills are essential if you want others to listen to you. We’re receptive to the people who also give their attention to us and in effect, these good listeners are also the people who are listened to when they speak--it’s the golden rule of communication.

how to create an excellent candidate experience

how to create an excellent candidate experience

Employer branding has been a hot topic in the recruitment world and it goes hand-in-hand with the candidate experience during the hiring process-- a recruiter’s top challenge. According to Recruiting Brief, 80-90% percent of professionals say a negative interview experience can change their mind about a role or company.