Category: Organisational Psychology

grow your career
Career Advice

How to Use the Festive Season to Grow Your Career

If you’re between the ages of 25 and 40, it’s likely you won’t be working for your current employer in four years’ time. If you’re in your twenties or early thirties, you’ll probably have moved on to a new employer within two to three years.

Employee Engagement
Talent Development

Employee Engagement: Winning in the Workplace

Doug Conant, the former CEO of the Campbell Soup Company, once said, “To win in the marketplace, you must win in the workplace.” This statement is a testament to the critical role that employee engagement plays in an organisation’s success. When employees are engaged, they

Career Advice

Resigning Professionally Part 2: Ending on a Good Note

In the first part of this article, we discussed how to tell your boss you are resigning and what to do if you receive a counter offer. Now that you have handled those difficult conversations, it’s time to focus on how to end your tenure

Career Advice

Resigning Professionally Part 1: Giving Notice and Receiving Counteroffers

Resigning from a job can be an anxiety-inducing experience, but it is crucial to maintain your professional reputation and leave the door open for future opportunities. Here are some tips on how to resign professionally, and how to handle potential counteroffers. Giving Notice Before giving

Culture Fit
Organisational Psychology

Does Hiring for Culture Fit Stifle Diversity?

Organisational culture has become a buzzword in today’s recruitment landscape. With the ever-growing competition for top talent, companies are striving to differentiate themselves to attract and retain top talent. But how does an organisation define its culture and ensure that new hires are a good

21st Century Career
Organisational Psychology

Is Grit the New Black of Your 21st Century Career?

In 2013, the Angela Duckworth’s TED talk “Grit: The power of passion and perseverance” proposed that grit was the one characteristic as a significant predictor of success. Since then, Duckworth has suggested that grit is not the only determinant, but it does has a significant

Talent Development

Diversity provides the best environment for your talent

Diversity has become a buzzword in recent years, with conversations taking place in society, politics, and even the workplace. It refers to the state of being different and includes aspects such as national origin, color, religion, sexual orientation, age, and world experiences. In this blog,

Organisational Psychology

MINDFULNESS in the Workplace | Mindfulness Meditation

Mindfulness is an increasingly popular technique that has been shown to reduce stress, particularly in the workplace. According to the Stress and Wellbeing in Australia survey 2014, 44% of working Australians identify their workplace as a significant source of stress in their life. This workplace

Enterprise Leaders
Talent Development

A new type of leadership… Enterprise Leaders

In the world of Organisational Psychology, the question of whether there is a ‘right’ way to lead is a topic of much debate. It is widely accepted that leaders are a crucial component of any business, as they motivate their teams to increase productivity and