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Why today’s leaders are focussing on Emotional Intelligence (EQ)

“The importance of EQ in management is becoming increasingly recognised as playing a role in the success of an organisation. Leaders with higher EQ are better at engaging staff and stakeholders by creating a positive atmosphere, and improving overall communication,” says Kris Grant, CEO of ASPL – a management consultancy firm.

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Here's what your boss is looking for in 2020

It seems like jobs are harder to get these days. With an increasingly competitive job market, a surplus of university graduates and a rapidly transforming technologically-driven world, it’s important to stay up-to-date with what employers are looking for.

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How can the APS invest back into capability and talent management?

After months of discussion and 755 submissions, the final report of the independent review of the Australian Public Service (APS) was submitted in September. It is the largest major review of its kind in 40 years, and one of the key priorities for change outlined by the panel includes the continued investment into capability and talent management.

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10 questions to ask when you’re in a job interview

It’s a crucial part of any interview and often, candidates are so prepared to nail the rest that they’ve completely forget or ask questions with minimal relevance.

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Segment Interview

Below is a segment interview conducted by Hit Southwest WA with Kris’s input on students graduating and building a secure network for future employment opportunities.



5 Reasons For Young Aussie Women To Join The Tech Industry

Despite a growing number of jobs in STEM, only a quarter of graduates in information and communications technology in the developed world are female. Aussie women are falling behind neighbouring countries with the Women in STEM Decadal Plan. If you’re still sitting on the fence about a career in tech, here are five things you need to consider…

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How to train your brain to be more productive

How many productivity hacks have you tried this year?

Whether it’s a new app, morning workout, green smoothie or an inspiring podcast, there are a myriad of things that have been touted to improve our efficiency each day. But something you may not have considered is taking advantage of neuroscience to boost your productivity.

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Authentic leadership and why it’s crucial for business success

Creating engaged, motivated employees and harnessing their true potential is an important goal for most organisations. Research has shown that companies with strong leadership are 13 times more likely to outperform their competition, and three times more likely to retain their most talented employees.

Today’s leaders are challenged with engaging more stakeholders than ever, keeping up with digital transformation and managing higher expectations from the C-level. When organisations focus on nurturing their leaders, it can build a positive atmosphere and also increase team performance.

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