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Digital Construction and Engineering, BIM, What Will it Mean for Skills and Recruitment?

The advent of digital construction is shaking up the industry in several ways.
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Best Staff Keep Leaving? Maybe Retention Isn’t Your Issue

How much value do you place on loyal people, those who stay with you and grow with your business?
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Should I not give a flying f@#k or is it a pure lack of professionalism?

Is the employment market at that point again where courtesy is no longer a priority for most people or am I expecting too much? What's ...
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Vlog 3: Talent is overrated: Applying high performance development methods in the workplace

In my first two blogs on this topic we raised the question does innate talent exist. We then discussed how we can apply methods of ...
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Vlog 1: Talent is overrated: Introducing the theory

Does innate talent exist or are we a product of our environment? The debate about nature vs nurture continues however this time I’d like to ...
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Vlog 2: Talent is overrated – Average performers can become high performers

Being an average performer rather than a high performer is fine, after all we work to live rather than live to work. Why should we ...
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Tattoos in the workplace

Are employees treated differently if they have tattoos exposed in the workplace? Are hiring decisions made based on tattoos being visible during interviews?
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MURPHYS LAW: That feeling you get every once in a while….

So it’s not often we get that feeling is it, that feeling of something special. It’s exactly 7 years since I established Aptus. Although I ...
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Murphy’s Law: Skate or Die…. I decided to skate

Today I could write about political mistakes and what the future holds but I've decided to focus on the things which are within our control. ...
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MURPHYS LAW: Dead or Alive, I will succeed!

In March 2010 I founded Aptus Personnel Australia with our first office space being a room above a friend’s shop in the north eastern suburb ...
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Practical Tips For Starting A New Job

While starting a new job is exciting, adjusting to a new workplace can take some time. Here we offer a few tips on how to ...
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Murphy’s Law: Don’t Worry, Be Happy

In life we go through different times and depending on the type of person you are and how you react will determine your happiness. It’s ...
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