Minimising the exposure to legal liability in schools

The recent High Court decision in Deal v Kodakkathanath [2016] HCA 31 has signalled the importance for schools to be proactive in providing workplace safety training for teachers.

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28 November 2016

Workplace safety measures for principals and school leaders

A recent High Court decision has sounded a wake-up call for school leaders and principals all around Australia on the importance of workplace safety measures in schools.

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25 November 2016

[eBook] Maximise your career potential: Tips from a corporate headhunter

Headhunter James Fairbairn suggests what you could do slightly differently in each component of career management to increase the odds of maximising your career potential from 1 in 100 to 1 in 5.

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22 November 2016

Tips from a corporate headhunter #4: Showcase your talent and evaluate options wisely

How do you present and market yourself effectively on paper and in person, and make wise decisions on career opportunities offered to you?

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21 November 2016

Tips from a corporate headhunter #3: Manage your personal brand online and offline

If you manage your online presence right, you could triple the number of potential opportunities you hear about, by increasing the odds of recruiters finding you.

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18 November 2016

How to create innovative interactions for eLearning that enhance effective learning

I am not one who can just mindlessly watch TV and I feel that it is because I need to be constantly engaged and stimulated. If I am just sitting while my eyes glaze over staring at a screen, I do(...)

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17 November 2016

Velpic achieves top rankings on Capterra in two LMS categories

Velpic is honoured to announce that Capterra recently ranked Velpic in their Top 20 lists not once, but twice.

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11 November 2016

Tips from a corporate headhunter #2: Know how the career advancement game works

Whether you are actively seeking a new role or not, you need to make sure you are aware of every relevant opportunity in your speciality and location—advertised and unadvertised.

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10 November 2016

The benefits of learning a second language

It’s said that knowing another language is to have another soul. There are variations, such as the Persian saying ‘A new language is a new life’, but the theme is much the same.

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09 November 2016

[Infographic] Maximise your career potential

Most people never realise their career potential – they have an average career shaped by circumstances, and not by their own actions to influence outcomes and events. Is there a better way?

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08 November 2016

Employee engagement and workplace flexibility: How do we do it right?

“Unfortunately this role requires full time hours”. I’m sure working mums have heard this phrase many times when enquiring about the level of flexibility available for a job vacancy.

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04 November 2016

Tips from a corporate headhunter #1: Start with a sound career management strategy

Contrary to common practice, maximising your career potential is not primarily about dusting off your old resume, adding your latest job description, and applying for advertised jobs en masse.

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03 November 2016

Telecommuting: Is it a good idea for organisations with multiple locations?

Working from home is a modern phenomenon gaining popularity with its own set of pros and cons. How do employers and employees alike get the best out of telework?

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02 November 2016

[Infographic] Why Employee Engagement Matters

Employee engagement is just one aspect of workplace culture but when done right, it can have big outcomes for businesses. It's no wonder Bersin by Deloitte found culture and engagement to be the(...)

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01 November 2016

Why blended learning is essential for corporate training

eLearning coach Connie Malamed suggests that “One of the most important areas we can develop as professionals is competence in accessing and sharing knowledge” and one of the best ways to achieve(...)

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28 October 2016