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Jobs of the future

Anniversaries often give cause to reflect on years past as well as on the possibility of things to come, Quay Appointments is celebrating 22 years in the recruitment business. In that time our economy, our technology and our processes have seen great change, and as a consequence of all 3 factors we have seen substantial […]

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How to avoid employing a workplace bully ?

At Quay Appointments’ last networking seminar last week, Keryl Egan clinical psychologist and Joseph Catanzariti vice president of the fair work commission presented on how to manage Workplace Bullying. The seminar provided a unique psychological and a legal perspective on this difficult to manage problem. Keryl and Joseph are the co-authors of the book workplace […]

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Delegating? Address intention not behaviour

Delegation is a productivity multiplier. Despite this, delegating is difficult for many leaders. Gerard is swamped with work. He likes the idea of delegating more work to his team but finds the reality challenging, and ends up doing most of it himself. The long hours are beginning to impact, while his team appears increasingly disengaged. […]

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Nail your Q&A session

Mike Tyson, former heavyweight boxing champion, made a famous retort before one of his boxing matches. You may have heard of it. This is what transpired. Before the match a group of journalists was quizzing Tyson and one journalist mentioned that Tyson’s opponent had a plan to defeat him. Tyson retorted: “Everyone’s got a plan, until […]

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Face Your Fears

Do the thing you fear and the death of fear is certain – Ralph Waldo Emerson Fear comes in many forms. All of us fear something or the other. Some of us are afraid of darkness, some fear the spiders, some are scared of people, while some fear making mistakes – the list is pretty […]