IIDM: How Your Hiring Practices Can Damage Your Leadership Brand
Publication: HR | organisations | performance
In this article from IIDM, Michelle contributes her perspective on how hiring practices can damage your leardership brand. Bad recruitment experiences leave a negative impression and can shift how someone sees the organisation and its culture. There are many examples. Flying interstate for an interview only to be told that the meeting would be rescheduled, […]
Navigating the concept of overqualified when job seeking and hiring
Publication: communication | HR | performance
You have the skills and capability for the role and nail the interview. However, then you get the rejection email or phone call. You find out that it’s not that you weren’t good enough for the role. The problem is you were too good for the position and were rejected because you are ‘overqualified’. You’ll […]
HRD: Are you a ‘bad boss’? Here’s a simple way to tell
Publication: bad boss | HR | performance
Thanks to Lois White and Human Resources Director, Michelle answers questions about how to tell if you are a bad boss. For HR, being compassionate is part and parcel of the job. But what if you’re ‘bad’ at being ‘good’? It is almost impossible to objectively assess yourself. There are so many nuances in your […]
Money & Life: What post-pandemic workplace demands of leaders
Publication: HR | leadership | workplace
As the world returns to some normalcy following the COVID pandemic, now is the perfect time to rethink and create the optimal workplace environment for you and your team. Thanks to Money & Life for the opportunity to provide my four steps to help financial planning practices thrive. As we move further into 2022, we’re […]
Leaderonomics: Are your Hiring Practices Damaging your Brand?
Publication: HR | organisations | workplace
Your Reputation with your Potential Employees Matters. Michelle explains more in this article published for Leaderonomics. Imagine this scenario. You’ve applied for a role with a company you’ve always wanted to work for and it’s your dream job. You rock up to the interview prepared. You walk away from the interview feeling great. You progress […]
Are your hiring practices damaging your brand?
Publication: HR | organisations | workplace
Imagine this scenario. You’ve applied for a role with a company you’ve always wanted to work for and it’s your dream job. You rock up to the interview prepared. You walk away from the interview feeling great. You progress to the next round with more interviews and more preparation. It all appears to be going […]
Inside Small Business: A guide to managing performance reviews remotely
Publication: HR | performance | workplace
Deciding how and when to conduct performance reviews when employees and leaders are working remotely can be challenging. Here are several factors to consider as outlined by Michelle in this article published in Inside Small Business. Debates about performance reviews take on new intensity during a time when many employees and leaders are working remotely. […]
Are you testing to destruction?
Publication: careers | communication | culture | HR | motivation | performance
In manufacturing and industries that develop products, which if faulty could cause serious harm, they undertake a range of testing. One such test – known as a test to destruction – is designed to understand how much stress the product (be it components of a car, piece of machinery, airplane and the like) can tolerate. […]
Do you know the line you won’t cross?
Publication: change management | communication | culture | happiness | HR | influence | leadership | leading change | performance
We all have values that underpin how we think and what we will and won’t do. These values can often be challenged in the workplace. A number of years ago I was working with a client who faced constant pressure at work. The leadership team they were a part of had a toxic culture, and […]
HR Daily: How HR pros can build their influence
Publication: HR | influence | network
HR Daily released an article I wrote in which I share tips and hints on how to build a better network. You can read the full article here. — HR professionals should take a deliberate and structured approach to network building to increase their workplace influence, an organisational change expert says. People often think the […]