Vision and Values – The Best Start to 2018!

One simple thing every business leader can do to get 2018 off to the best possible start. Have you ever been on the receiving end of this expression, “Do as I say, not as I do”. Those interested in the workings of the brain will already be aware of the need many of us humans

Evolution is Unstoppable!

Evolution is unstoppable – we’ve moved on from Holden vs Ford Does customer loyalty last forever? Nope! As sentimental as we all can be, market forces are always chipping away at established industries and their flagship brands.  HOLDEN OR FORD – who do you choose? Like many Aussie’s born in the 70’s and 80’s, I

Why Would Someone Care About What You Have to Say

WHY WOULD SOMEONE CARE ABOUT WHAT YOU HAVE TO SAY? Part of our Performance Drumbeat at Optimum Consulting Group is a monthly all-staff meeting to share information and progress, held in the last week of the month.  We often have people joining from 8 or more separate locations which means it is very much an

It’s Not About the Coffee!

As a candidate, you may have noticed a trend when interviewing for prospective employment opportunities…that interviews have moved away from traditional company boardrooms, and into the local coffee shop. As a recruiter, I am seeing this more and more– in fact, informal interviews are becoming more common than the structured processes. A number of my

Connectivity in the Virtual Workplace

Connectivity in the virtual workplace                    We all know the world of work is changing. There is so much noise about what jobs will be taken by Artificial Intelligence (AI), automation and the future of work. Globalisation and Technology have been spruiked as major game changes in the talent space for a while now