Great hospitality at the Country Club in Launceston on a cold but beautiful day! Jeff Kennett was the headline speaker at an event hosted by the Property Council of Australia. The Hot Topic was: Council Amalgamations and it attracted a rather large audience of a very attentive group of Councillors and Local Government Administrators from across the State. Continue reading
What makes coaching/mentoring work: The answer is CAT!
We are often asked what conditions are necessary for coaching/mentoring to be successful. While the research shows that there may be several factors depending on the circumstances, we believe CAT is the answer! Continue reading
“You’ve had a great career Simon. You have a deep marketing background and have some impressive achievements on your CV. Having said this, we won’t be progressing with your application. You have only worked in FMCG, we need not-for-profit marketing experience. The two sectors are like chalk and cheese.”
Hiring managers and recruiters say this far too often. However, it doesn’t matter what the sectors are, it doesn’t matter what the pre-conceived ideas of others are, the happy reality is that people change sectors far more often than you think. Continue reading
I read an intriguing article in the Fin the other week about a CFO in the US who was sacked after “making light” of Board meetings in regular Tweets. This must be the reason why only 4 CEOs in the ASX top 100 have live Twitter accounts!