Training Archives - Optimum Consulting

One Simple Way to Work Smarter, Not Harder!

One trend which has gained a lot of traction over the past few years is the idea of working smarter, not harder. Businesses have started embracing this idea, and it’s difficult to go a day without hearing the phrase mentioned somewhere. The idea of working smarter not harder is great, but the execution of this

Improving Team Performance – Provide More Training or Encourage More Practice?

I do believe training can help improve team performance and is a key aspect of a leaders’ role to invest in the skills of their people… but it is not easy at all. I’ve lost count of the number of internal training sessions I’ve delivered over the years.  I’ve also authorised many external training days

Developing an Effective Training Plan for your Employees

In recent years, the introduction of online employee training programs as part of human resource management (HRM) strategies, has created a new channel of knowledge sharing. While in-house training still contributes substantial value to internal operations in organisations of all sizes, the innovation of simulation environments has accelerated knowledge inculcation and sharing.      

2nd Year Syndrome

As I look back on my first year working for Optimum Recruitment I was shocked to think what has transpired since I made the move to Brisbane. This time 12 months ago Anna Bligh was leading Queensland and the State Government was hiring at will. The mining boom was well and truly rolling along with