Updated Employee Engagement Survey Benchmarks now available!

Published: Friday, March 28th, 2014

Our Employee Engagement Survey has been one of our most popular services on Workplace Pulse. Due to the number of people that have recently utilised the service we thought it was about time that we updated the Employee Engagement Benchmarks. Today we have analysed the results and updated the norms which now include over 1000 … Continue reading “Updated Employee Engagement Survey Benchmarks now available!”

Superannuation Contribution Increase STILL PROCEEDING

Published: Friday, March 28th, 2014

The Senate has disagreed to the proposed deferral of the superannuation contribution rate increase.    This   means that the minimum employer superannuation contribution will increase from 9.25%  to 9.5% from 1 July 2014. The measure to defer the increase was  contained in a Bill called the Mineral Resource Rent Tax Repeal and Other Measures Bill 2013.  … Continue reading “Superannuation Contribution Increase STILL PROCEEDING”

Is the importance of Emotional Intelligence ever over-stated?

Published: Monday, March 24th, 2014

I recently had lunch with a group of friends and the conversation turned to someone who had recently been assessed using an Emotional Intelligence instrument. This individual is clearly more successful than most within his industry but the consultant giving him feedback told him that his result was poor and that this was a clear opportunity … Continue reading “Is the importance of Emotional Intelligence ever over-stated?”

360° Assessment Special Offers

Published: Monday, March 24th, 2014

SPECIAL OFFERS Tailored 360° Assessment Special Offer : For a limited time we will develop a completely tailored 360° assessment tool for a fixed rate of $3000 plus GST. The tailoring process incorporates each of our standard five stages (http://www.henricksconsulting.com/2011/tailored-360/) . Ongoing administration fees do apply once you have built the assessment tool. These will … Continue reading “360° Assessment Special Offers”

Forget work-life balance are you really looking for mortgage-life balance?

Published: Saturday, March 8th, 2014

In the Qantas magazine this month there is an advice column which aims to help people achieve “Mortgage-Life Balance”. The subject matter of the article, a range of financial tips to pay off your mortgage quickly, wasn’t particularly engaging but the thing that got me thinking was the title. Work-life balance has long been a sought … Continue reading “Forget work-life balance are you really looking for mortgage-life balance?”

Retention: Are you at war with local media outlets?

Published: Tuesday, March 4th, 2014

I recently stumbled across an article titled “The Ten Signs that you should quit your job” on the Sydney Morning Herald. I found the article quite interesting, well written and compelling… potentially too compelling. For those of you interested in reading the original article here is the link: http://www.smh.com.au/executive-style/management/ten-signs-you-should-quit-your-job-20140224-33c5o.html. This article mainly got me thinking about … Continue reading “Retention: Are you at war with local media outlets?”

Perspectives: How a homeless woman got me thinking on the way to work

Published: Saturday, March 1st, 2014

One of the main goals of our programs is to help challenge people’s existing perspectives. We are pretty good at it (if I don’t say so myself). On the way to work yesterday I had one of my perspectives changed in a pretty challenging way so I thought that I would share it with you … Continue reading “Perspectives: How a homeless woman got me thinking on the way to work”