Leading International Trends in Quality Auditing

Leading international quality auditing trend indications from global research show developing economies competing in the global market are increasing demand for Quality Auditors, both internal and external. Currently, there are 1,559 jobs in Quality Auditing in Australia and 14,686 available globally. The new trending standards emphasise evidence-based decision-making, requiring companies to collect wide-spread, reliable and…

Construction Manager Know-How: What to know about tenders and...

Working in the building and construction industry is a rewarding career that is fast paced and full of good challenges. One of the most important stakeholders you’ll liaise with is local government. Dealing with tenders, permits and applications is all in a day’s work for a construction manager.   What’s a Local Government Tender? A…

The Differences between a BCM and a BCB qualification

A Diploma of Building & Construction (Management), commonly referred to as a ‘BCM’ is often confused with a Diploma of Building & Construction (Building) or ‘BCB’. Although the two qualifications are related to the same industry of Building and Construction, they are both very different Diplomas. A BCB is a foundation level diploma focusing on…

How to get a Top 20 Salary Job in...

There is a reason why Project Management and Management jobs are so popular in Australia. Both are highly transferable skills that can be applied to any sector across all Australian states and internationally. Growth in management and project management jobs In SEEK’s Top 20 Highest Paying Jobs comparing 2013 to 2018, Management now features in…

Why you need to use the 9 Box Matrix

Most Organisations are managed for Mediocrity. Don’t take my word for it though, check out the research by Keller and Price from McKinsey who share my view.1 Keller, S. Price, C. Beyond Performance: How Great Organisations Build Ultimate Competitive Advantage John Wiley & Co May 2011NY []

The 19 Step Guide to Employee Inductions

So you’ve hired a new employee and you don’t know where to start! Follow the below 19 employee induction process steps before your new hire starts to ensure that both they and you are ready to hit the ground running on their first day. To maximise productivity and get the best out of your new…

Why the HR Department is so Important

The human resources department is one of the most important departments in any business, no matter whether said business is big or small. But they’re far more than just a bunch of people who hire, fire and pay employees. Without a skilled HR department to strategically and proactively work with top management, a company’s human…

3 Essential Tips On How To Get Into Project...

“I want to get off the tools and into the office”. We probably hear that 4-5 times a week. So we’ll share with you 3 essential tips on how to get into project management. There’s a big difference between working for a business and actually running and managing a business. It can look simple but it’s…

Qualifications vs The School of Hard Knocks

Students of the famous “University of Life” and the “School of Hard Knocks” often scoff at degrees and certificates in higher education and insist that life has taught them all the skills needed to succeed in their chosen fields. While that may be true, employers today are looking for students from real institutions with real,…

50 is the New Black

If you are over 50 don’t bother reading this. You have already experienced it. Of course if you are an early Gen X then start worrying because the BIG FIVE-O can affect you in more ways than you possibly thought. Or if you are a manager or an HR professional well, this should well and…