Managing Performance at the Top

Struggling with an unpopular CEO? This is what you should do

By Bianca Healey,

An unpopular CEO who has lost the support of staff can adversely affect morale and company culture – even turning it toxic. But what can be done if they refuse to budge?
Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has been delivered a harsh critique by […]

By |December 4th, 2016|SHARED KNOWLEDGE|0 Comments

Never enough hours in the day?

If you feel there is just not enough time in the day, this article will make you think about your schedule and work/life balance differently.  How will this impact your productivity?
Too many of us fall into the ’24-hour trap,’ and it guarantees we’ll never get anything done
By: Shana Lebowitz, Business Insider

Laura Vanderkam calls it the […]

By |November 21st, 2016|SHARED KNOWLEDGE|0 Comments

Ten Obnoxious Company Rules To Kill In 2017

With the year rapidly drawing to a close, here’s an article that might prompt a timely review of workplace practices and culture.
Ten Obnoxious Company Rules To Kill In 2017
Liz Ryan, Contributor, Forbes
I became an HR person in 1984, when many of my readers had not been born yet. I was happy to be able to […]

By |November 14th, 2016|SHARED KNOWLEDGE|0 Comments

The happy secret to better work

In this amusing TED talk, psychologist Shawn Achor challenges us to consider the path to success and happiness, and if we’re going about it the right way…

Shawn Achor: The happy secret to better work

Filmed May 2011 at TEDxBloomington

By |November 6th, 2016|SHARED KNOWLEDGE|0 Comments

The mortal impact of micro-management

The impact of management styles on the health and well-being of workers has been examined, with micro-management being shown to have a hugely negative effect.  But by adapting styles and allowing employees to contribute to setting their own goals, both their health, and the success of the business, benefit.
Micro-managing is a good way to send […]

By |October 30th, 2016|SHARED KNOWLEDGE|0 Comments

Building a Culture to Inspire Your Team

Managing and leading teams can present plenty of challenges, not least the desire to be the inspiration behind your team’s achievements and success!  This article shows how leadership can be both reflective of, and the building blocks for, workplace culture and reputation, with some great tips on how you and your team can work at […]

By |October 23rd, 2016|SHARED KNOWLEDGE|0 Comments

Unique qualities of a great boss

Versatile Resourcing has coaching and mentoring interventions based on Situational, Transformational and Five-Tiered Leadership that help you study the unique qualities of great bosses in order to learn and improve.

“People don’t leave bad jobs; they leave bad bosses.”

It makes great fodder for after-work gripe sessions, but is there really any data to back the […]

By |October 17th, 2016|SHARED KNOWLEDGE|0 Comments

Developing a strategic HR plan in small business

Small businesses employ half the workforce in Australia – but without the resources of large corporations.

Characterised by the scale of entrepreneurs within it’s population, Australian small businesses make a very significant contribution to the economy, collectively employing half the Australian workforce and accounting for one fifth of Australia’s gross domestic product.

For the second year in […]

By |October 10th, 2016|SHARED KNOWLEDGE|0 Comments

2016 Leadership Talent Challenges for Organisations

Here are some insights for talent teams in UK and Australia on the extent and effect of leadership talent challenges – and what they can do about it.  (Derived from LinkedIn – Talent Solutions Report 2016)
Impact and Solutions
The success of an organisation is significantly determined by the quality of its leadership. In fact, research suggests […]

By |September 29th, 2016|SHARED KNOWLEDGE|0 Comments

The way we think about work is broken

Thinking about the environments and culture we create in the workplace, here’s an interesting talk by Barry Schwartz, that might prompt you to look at things differently.  Inter-twining ideas around poverty, human nature and technology, it’s sure to set you thinking.

Click here to view The way we think about work is broken


By |September 18th, 2016|SHARED KNOWLEDGE|0 Comments