Author: Ben Watts

05 Sep

Why Does Recruitment Pi$$ Off Business Owners & CEO’s?

It is the one business function that polarizes the global business world. Everyone, me included, has a spine tingling horror story involving recruitment. What is the best approach? As HR consultants, we have surveyed our clients and networks over the past decade. Business owners and CEO’s always share what they dislike the most about recruitment. The

20 Jun

Is managing humans a craft?

My family and I have chosen to live on the beautiful Gold Coast in Queensland Australia, and I commute about 1.5 hours to our office in Brisbane. I have been doing this for about 12 months and like to utilise the drive time as part of my working day. I use the time to make calls,

15 May

How can HR help business embrace the future?

How well connected you are used to be measured by the number of physical handshakes you made throughout your business life. Today your ‘social currency’ is your digital footprint. How many digital connections, followers or friends have you accumulated through your social media platforms?  Yes, platforms as in plural.  It doesn’t count if you have a

18 Oct

Culture is King in Silicon Valley

We recently returned from an innovation tour of the famous Silicon Valley last week and mind blowing does not do it justice. The Bay Area covering San Francisco and its surrounds is arguably the innovation heart of the world. It did not let us down, exhilarating insights into Virtual Reality (VR), Machine Learning (ML), Artificial

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