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30% of new starters don’t last 6 months – Lesson 7 of 10: Recruit with retention in mind

In 10 years of being a business owner, I’ve learned many lessons and made many mistakes. This year as we celebrate our 10th year in business I’m sharing 10 lessons I’ve learned in 10 years. This blog and video is lesson 7 of 10, and it’s a common issue I have seen over the years, …

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Will profiling and psychometric testing mean you always appoint the right people?

Appointing people to key positions is a risk. Decisions that turn out to be poor ones can knock back project delivery and waste time and effort in recruitment and training. In the worst cases, they can damage your business. Little wonder that more companies are dipping further into the box of selection tools as they …

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The Human Cost and Financial Opportunity of Mental Health in Construction

If somebody showed you a way to invest $1 and consistently get $2.50 in return, you’d probably be pretty interested. According to a study by PwC that’s the financial reality behind tackling mental health issues in the Australian construction industry: invest $1 in the mental wellbeing of your people and you get $2.50 back in …

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