The Rise of the Virtual CPO

It’s being touted as a Golden Age for HR but organisations are struggling to engage the kind of talent needed to fulfil on the promise. In this time sensitive, talent short market, could a virtual Chief People Office (CPO) and an on-demand talent ecosystem be the answer? Below, we explore the evolving role of the […]

Signals that Leadership & Development will look different in 2022

Anyone who has ever set a New Year’s resolution knows there’s nothing magical about the 31st of December. Commitments to drink less, save more or exercise harder, are just as difficult to keep on the 1st of January as they were the day before. It’s an almost sweet, naïve hopefulness, that we continue to lay so much […]

Painful lessons of the pandemic

Free snacks, lunchtime yoga and foosball tables once signalled ‘we are a hip, fun workplace’. But in today’s work-from-home’ world, office-bound inducements offer little benefit, and say even less about your Employee Value Proposition.  The turbulence of the past 18-months has not only transformed the way we work but has had deep and lasting impact […]

Executive strategy for an uncertain world

Executive strategy: a careful plan or method for achieving a particular goal, usually over a long period of time: the skill of making or carrying out plans to achieve a goal.  FY21 kicked off just after the devastating scope of the COVID-19 pandemic had truly hit home. Businesses had already torn up their carefully laid out […]

FY21 Strategy

Are you predicting the future or preparing for it? As the COVID-19 apocalypse continues to sweep through the end of FY20, the C-Suite across Australia are emerging with strategies to address the body blow their organisations have just taken from an unforeseeable, systemic, global crisis. The FY21 strategy will most likely be built on strong, […]