Simple Measurements

Performance reviews – ugh. Personally, I liken them to a trip to the Hot Waxer- you know it’s coming and you try to prepare as best you can. Furthermore, if you leave it too long between each visit- you can leave scared, in pain and questioning why you do it at all. Take the average

The Daunting Gap Between Learning & Earning

Recent graduates looking to make the transition from learning to earning are faced with a daunting task.  Ritchie Tabor, a recent graduate who has been working with Optimum Consulting over the last year (and as a student intermittently before that), gave an insightful  account of this challenge from the graduate’s perspective in an Oblog earlier

How To Be Headhunted When You Aren’t Even Looking

I was recently asked by our General Manager to work on a head-hunting assignment for one of our valued clients.    A very rough brief of the role was outlined to us together with a “wish list“ of what our client was seeking. I was excited, how hard could this be? Surely people would be flattered