What makes a SUPER Site Supervisor?

‘Who’s the best builder?’… If only we had a dollar for every time we were asked this! Our answer is always the same: The success of your build is hugely dependent on your Site Supervisor. Their integrity, their communication skills and their commitment to quality are vital to the outcome of your build. While it…

IS LONG TERM TENURE A LIABILITY FOR JOB SEEKERS?

Recruitment & Human Resources Specialist - SJ Personnel

Once upon a time an employee of several decades was deemed highly valuable. Today, these long term workers raise more of a red flag than a sense of admiration among recruiters and employers alike. It seems absurd that what was once so good is now so bad. In light of this shift in perception, should…

Three words that drive Every business to a higher level of performance

VISION/VALUES/CULTURE You can have the best product or service in the world and enjoy short term success. Yes, short term, because the key driver of any business is its people. You will not survive past your initial success on good luck alone. You will be a successful business because of your people. Just ask any…

Let’s talk about WordPress themes.

Creative Director - Evolution Design Agency

WordPress is a powerful and flexible website system. What makes it so flexible is that it doesn’t come jam-packed with a million features that you may never use. That’s why we have plugins, so that we can add the features we want. Unless of course you go ahead and install a pre-built template that has…

What are your good, or bad, HABITS?

Trainer/Coach/Mentor - Get More Time

Habits are simply acquired behaviour patterns that have become almost involuntary. Some support our productivity, others not so much. It is said that it takes, on average, 66 days to create a new habit or break an old one. Take an inventory of your habits. Decide to discard unhelpful habits. Decide to adopt new ones. Here are six productivity tips that, if you make…

As a business owner, are you aware of Vic Gov OHS Act changes

Don’t ignore your responsibilities as a business owner. Many have their head in the sand when it comes to compliance. The Victorian Parliament has created Australia’s highest safety fine and made Victoria the third Australian jurisdiction to make industrial manslaughter a criminal offence. As the Workplace Safety Legislation Amendment (Industrial Manslaughter and Other Matters) Bill…

If you don’t know where you are heading, then any road will take you there.

Do your staff know where you think the business is going and can you draw a picture of what your business will look like in 2024? Can you describe the vision of the business for the future? Simple enough question? However I can guarantee in just about any workplace you will get a variety answers.…

Commanding Control- The key to empowering staff

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When coaching managers, business owners and teams one of the themes that we often explore is control. The ability to take the reigns in given situations and settings is an absolute requirement for success. Control provides direction, helps focus and it gets things done. Like sugar and spice and all things nice however, moderation is…

Protecting your most prized possession

Insurance Adviser & Business Development Manager - Geelong Insurance Brokers

Australians use insurance to protect the possessions they consider important. Insurance for the family home and vehicles are commonplace, and we have all heard horror stories of what happens to those without this protection. Car accidents happen all the time, and natural disasters – such as the devastating bush fires raging around Australia this summer…

Skilled Negotiation

Negotiation takes place every day…. how many vegetables will the kids eat at dinner the time the kids have their bath when you are schedule a meeting how much you accept when being offered a new position … just to name a few. Here at Kardinia Property we are big on NEGOTIATION. If you have…