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Focussing on meaningful performance appraisal conversations
By: Sally Matthey

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Focussing on meaningful performance appraisal conversations By: Sally Matthey In my last blog Getting the most out of Performance Appraisal (http://www.realiseperformance.com.au/blog/did-you-know) I focussed on the importance of keeping appr ..


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The importance of Development and Growth


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The importance of Development and Growth

What is Performance Appraisal? Performance appraisal goes by many names – appraisal, review, 360 feedback – but it is essentially a process whereby managers and employees evaluate work performance and plan for future development. It is an op ..


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Getting the most out of performance appraisal In the blog The Importance of Performance Appraisal for Development & Growth (http://www.realiseperformance.com.au/blog/the-importance-of-development-and-growth), Sherene Abrahams highlight ..


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The Hills Winter Sleep Out - Our Elly Beck will brave the cold


I’m concerned about what I’ve just committed to.

It’s not just about being cold. It’s also about spending the night with people I don’t know well and the vulnerability of being in that position. Then there’s the thought of creepy crawlies. I guess personal safety won’t be an issue as the local area command will keep watch.   Read More >


The Hills Winter Sleep Out - Our Elly Beck will brave the cold

I’m concerned about what I’ve just committed to. It’s not just about being cold. It’s also about spending the night with people I don’t know well and the vulnerability of being in that position. Then there’s the thought of creepy crawlies. I ..


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Customer Service, what level of service are you providing?


Creating a great customer experience from the ground up – This one is all about the basics!
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Customer Service, what level of service are you providing?

Creating a great customer experience from the ground up – This one is all about the basics! Regardless of the industry, customer service and creating a great experience is fundamentally important to future business success. More so, howeve ..


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Small “l” Leadership


“You do not need to have a title to be a leader”, Mark Sanborn
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Small “l” Leadership

“You do not need to have a title to be a leader”, Mark Sanborn Leadership is not about having a title. Often the strongest, most effective leaders we encounter naturally behave in such a manner. They have an innate ability to quickly buil ..


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Discovering Leadership


Developing and Understanding your Leadership Style
“The Magnetic Personality”, “Inspiring Others”, “Strong personality and Integrity”


When talking about leadership we often think in terms of leading others but leadership begins within. In order to succeed you first of all need to have self-leadership.This is about having your personal house in order before you can model these qualities for others. Self-leadership is about being comfortable and secure in who you are. The keys to leading yourself are:
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Discovering Leadership

Developing and Understanding your Leadership Style “The Magnetic Personality”, “Inspiring Others”, “Strong personality and Integrity” When talking about leadership we often think in terms of leading others but leadership begins within. In or ..


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Happiness is...


Happiness--in your business life and your personal life--is often a matter of subtraction, not addition. Consider, for example, what happens when you stop doing the following 10 things:

1. Blaming.

People make mistakes. Employees don't meet your expectations. Vendors don't deliver on time.  Read More >


Happiness is...

Happiness--in your business life and your personal life--is often a matter of subtraction, not addition. Consider, for example, what happens when you stop doing the following 10 things: 1. Blaming. People make mistakes. Employees don't meet  ..


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Life of an Intern part 3


Welcome to part 3 of my journey at Realise Performance
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Life of an Intern part 3

Welcome to part 3 of my journey at Realise Performance Week 7 This week, I was informed that the cost of replacing an employee in senior management costs 200% of their annual salary. Therefore, if a senior manager were making $125,000 P ..


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Pay, Benefits and HR Issues - What are the key challenges for Aged Care and Community Services organisations in 2017?


We have now completed our 2017 review into Remuneration and HR Issues in Aged Care and Community Services. Thirty four organisations with a combined turnover of $1.69 billion made it a robust insight into the sector for 2017.

This year, these organisations grappled with rapid change and funding issues. The full roll out of Consumer Directed Care in Home Care as well as the restructuring and reduction (in real terms) of ACFI payments in Residential Aged Care have placed increasing financial pressure on providers in both the Home Care and Residential Care Sectors. On top of these pressures the sector continues to struggle to attract and retain quality staff. The combination of these factors means that the employment and retention of quality staff is now one of the sector’s highest priorities.   Read More >


Pay, Benefits and HR Issues - What are the key challenges for Aged Care and Community Services organisations in 2017?

We have now completed our 2017 review into Remuneration and HR Issues in Aged Care and Community Services. Thirty four organisations with a combined turnover of $1.69 billion made it a robust insight into the sector for 2017. This year, thes ..


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