Bolster and diversify your leadership skills by serving on a non-profit board

Posted on August 2, 2018 by BlueSteps Career Services
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Serving on a non-profit board is a full body exercise in governance. Board members contribute far more than just their votes. They fill a vital leadership role that engages both their subject matter expertise and their leadership skills. A board member’s role is to advance their organization’s mission and vision. They do so by understanding…

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Five tactics executive candidates can use to assess company culture

Posted on July 26, 2018 by BlueSteps Career Services
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Most of us have heard the famous quip attributed to Peter Drucker, “Culture eats strategy for breakfast.” It’s become so commonly repeated that’s it’s almost a cliché at this point. But what does the statement really mean? It essentially means that strategy is null without a culture that can support it. The values and behaviors…

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Four tips to revitalise your executive job search

Posted on July 19, 2018 by BlueSteps Career Services
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One of the most difficult challenges faced by job seekers during a sustained job search is maintaining the motivation to commit time and effort to the search. One of the best ways to reignite your job search can be to re-strategize and critically assess which activities are yielding results and which activities can be retired.…

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Become a Dementia Friend like us and make a positive difference

Posted on July 11, 2018 by Geoff Slade
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Photo left to right: Aged Care Minister The Hon. Ken Wyatt AM MP, Dementia Australia Ambassador Jessica Origliasso (The Veronicas), Dementia Australia CEO Maree McCabe, Dementia Australia Ambassador Lisa Origliasso (The Veronicas) and Dementia Australia Ambassador Ita Buttrose   We all want to make a positive difference at work, home and in the community. Being…

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Greening Australia: A Shared Value champion

Posted on June 28, 2018 by Grant White
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TRANSEARCH Australia were delighted to recently partner with Greening Australia on their Chief Financial Officer appointment. Independent and apolitical, Greening Australia recently celebrated 35 years of conservation impact with a big, bold vision to lead Australia’s contribution to the global conservation effort. From restoring Tasmania as an ‘Island Ark’ for our most threatened mammals, to…

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5 Pros share their top leadership tips

Posted on June 25, 2018 by BlueSteps Career Services
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Being a leader is hard. If you struggle in a position where you’re affecting change, making decisions, and managing employees, learn from those who are already doing it well. Instead of harping on yourself, or running away from a great position, use these executive leadership ideas to get better. With each task you delegate, every…

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The ins and outs of Executive compensation negotiation

Posted on June 15, 2018 by BlueSteps Career Services

Recently, during an evening with friends at the local club, the topic of compensation negotiation emerged as a dominant theme amidst discussions on various topics. It got me thinking and based on an analysis of various pieces of advice doled out by others over the years, and my own research, here’s a dossier on this important…

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Hiring trends for 2018 and how they impact Executive jobseekers

Posted on June 6, 2018 by BlueSteps Career Services
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With unemployment at record lows, combined with baby boomers retiring at an all-time high, companies are competing for the best talent, especially at the executive level. Today’s hiring process indicates companies are relying on artificial intelligence and algorithms as part of the mix to choose the next hire… Read the article  

Pressing business issues for C-suite leaders today

Posted on May 24, 2018 by BlueSteps Career Services
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Identifying the critical challenges global business leaders and their organizations will face remains important and complex. How are organizations reinventing themselves for the digital age and how are leaders managing digital transformation? For 18 years, The Conference Board (TCB) has surveyed CEOs from around the world to better understand the challenges executives face and the…

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Developing and showcasing Executive leadership skills

Posted on May 3, 2018 by BlueSteps Career Services
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Leadership has been defined as the process by which an individual influences a group and directs the group toward a specific goal or mission. Great leaders lead by example, possess strong communication skills and have both the trust and respect of their employees. True leaders inspire people to live the vision, mission and values of…

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