Management Consulting

HR Human Resources Consulting – Does your work need a mental health overhaul?

Today’s generation of workers faced increasing levels of job stress, a known risk factor for mental health conditions, warned beyondblue workplace and workforce senior project manager Nick Arvanitis.

“The definition of job stress basically is to have a role or expectations that you feel you are not able to fulfil,” he said. “You do not have the skills or resources.
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RiseSmart Details Impact of Negative Social Media on Employer Brands

Leading provider of career transition solutions releases data-packed infographic to highlight the powerful effect social media can have on a company’s brand
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How Technology Killed Recruiting

I remember being young and wide-eyed in business. I was unsure of myself. I sat silently at meetings listening to older people speak and trying to understand what the heck they were talking about.

I lived in fear that I’d say something stupid. I blush like crazy when I’m embarrassed. I spent years hoping that when I opened my mouth at a meeting I didn’t say something that would make me want to fall through a hole in the floor. I worried so much about what people thought about me that the actual subject matter for the meeting was often peripheral.
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HR Human Resources Consulting

Caterpillar’s Stellar Move To Attract High-Quality Employees

The secret’s out: To be the best, you must hire the best. And with great resources such as LinkedIn LNKD +1.5%, The Muse, and Glassdoor, top talent is becoming easier than ever to find.

But the best talent wants to work for companies that are leaders in their industry. So how do you make potential hires and current employees want to work for your company?
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The Pros of Professional Job Coaches

Never turn down free career coaching

When it comes to sports, or piano lessons, we all seem to understand the value of a coach or experienced teacher. But when it comes to job hunting, many of us suddenly feel we can go it alone and land a job efficiently all by ourselves. Some people go so far as to turn down outplacement services, somehow thinking it’s the ethical high ground to not take another thing from the evil employer. Nothing could be farther from the truth.
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HR Human Resources Consulting

Management Consulting – HR Human Resources Consulting – When Outplacement Is Stingy After A Job Loss

Losing your job has never been easy. But today, outplacement — a cushion many laid-off workers relied on to soften the blow and ease their transition to a new job — is getting much stingier. And that’s if you get this benefit at all.

Fifteen years ago, a laid-off mid-level executive might have reasonably expected his or her ex-employer to invest $5,000 for four to six months of professional job search assistance. Today that same person would be lucky to receive the dollar equivalent of $1,500 worth of outplacement services. In most parts of the country, that would amount to a paltry two months of coaching.
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