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Posted On December 5, 2017
With Australia’s unemployment rate falling recently to 5.6 percent, the lowest it’s been in years, you’d think everyone would be pleased about that aspect of our economy. But not necessarily if you’re in Human Resources. Low unemployment is a double-edged sword: good news for the economy but bad news for HR professionals who face increased […]

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Posted On July 28, 2017
As more and more organisations encourage employees to move from the 9-to-5 office environment to working anytime, from anywhere, two issues stand out for Human Resource professionals. Both have the potential to create major challenges – and opportunities – for learning professionals. The first issue every organisation faces when letting employees work from home, cafe, […]

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#1 In search of operational excellence
Posted On March 29, 2017
Learning institutions rely on many complex processes working together to meet the needs of stakeholders. And it’s these processes that come under scrutiny when institutions are asked to achieve more with less, be more accountable or flexible, or improve service to those stakeholders.

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Posted On February 16, 2017
If you are reading this article, you are probably sitting at your desk, in a corporate job, where you work around 8 hours per day. But have you ever wondered where these 8 hours come from? And have you ever asked yourself if these hours are really necessary?

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Posted On February 8, 2017
Mobile workforce, remote workers, telecommuters, digital nomads - whatever term you use, working from anywhere but the office is a movement that’s grown in popularity ever since it was introduced in Germany in 1967 to reduce the problems associated with, perhaps surprisingly given it was 50 years ago, commuting to work.

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Posted On December 21, 2016
As more and more organisations encourage employees to move from the 9-to-5 office environment to working anytime, from anywhere, two issues stand out for Human Resource professionals. Both have the potential to create major challenges - and opportunities - for learning professionals.

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Posted On August 16, 2016
The number of free online resources devoted to workplace learning and productivity is astounding and continues to grow. Leaders and professionals from all over the world have embraced the opportunity to openly and generously share their thoughts and experiences, and to stimulate the conversation for the greater good.

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Posted On June 29, 2016
When I first discovered Structured Writing’s consistency principle, I was surprised. That’s because I prided myself on my writing and editing skills, and often found myself recommending to others that they revise their writing by changing words that they’d used repetitively to other words.

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