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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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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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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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What does Customer Service mean for Aged Care, Community and Disability Services…


Having trained hundreds of staff in Aged Care, Community and Disability Services since CDC was implemented in 2014, the hardest thing to hear was “I guess we should start thinking about customer service”.
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What does Customer Service mean for Aged Care, Community and Disability Services…

Having trained hundreds of staff in Aged Care, Community and Disability Services since CDC was implemented in 2014, the hardest thing to hear was “I guess we should start thinking about customer service”. Although customer service is not ..


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Registrations for Realise Benchmarking are OPEN


Are HR Metrics important for Aged Care and Community Care providers?

The ageing of Australia’s population and its resulting ageing of the country’s workforce are set to create some significant challenges to all employers, in particular providers of aged care and community services.  Read More >


Registrations for Realise Benchmarking are OPEN

Are HR Metrics important for Aged Care and Community Care providers? The ageing of Australia’s population and its resulting ageing of the country’s workforce are set to create some significant challenges to all employers, in particular provid ..


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Return to work programs for Carers in all shapes and forms: Elder Care


This series of case studies and personal accounts will outline areas of return to work that should be considered within organisations. It is important that work places are safe and supportive. If there is any area of returning to work you are unsure of please contact us (02) 8624 3300.  Read More >


Return to work programs for Carers in all shapes and forms: Elder Care

This series of case studies and personal accounts will outline areas of return to work that should be considered within organisations. It is important that work places are safe and supportive. If there is any area of returning to work you are uns ..


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Workforce Planning


Our HR Benchmarking Survey identified the number one HR challenge was Workforce Planning.   Read More >


Workforce Planning

Our HR Benchmarking Survey identified the number one HR challenge was Workforce Planning. Many clients see Workforce Planning as being a challenge that is just too big to think about and much too hard to approach. However like all challenges ..


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