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Retrenching before Christmas

By |October 29th, 2015|

The idea of letting go of staff before Christmas may sound “callous” upon first thought, however Briscoe Consulting have another take on this highly debatable subject.

We completely understand the potential emotional effect of someone losing their job just before Christmas, but we also question why some organisations wait until people have had their break, come […]

From talk to action – female participation in a corporate environment

By |October 19th, 2015|

Gender diversity is a hot topic these days, more so since Committee for Perth’s “Filling the Pool” research was released in May. Since then we have seen a huge increase in noise around the subject including front page headlines in every major media outlet around the country. The major corporates in our fine city all […]

Gender Diversity – What the AFL can teach us

By |September 17th, 2015|

As we approach the first Saturday in October, the nation, particularly WA, is abuzz with talk of the AFL Grand Final.  The anticipation and excitement building as each week of the finals series is completed. Workplace banter is not about the recent change in leadership of our National Government but of who will be the […]

5 things the corporate world can learn from the Abbott vs. Turnbull chapter

By |September 15th, 2015|

15th September 2015

Tony Abbott wakes up this morning in a different role, unexpectedly preparing for life after Prime Minister. It seems we now might live in a country where we vote a leader in, then the party decides if they want a different person to lead the nation. Turnbull’s first task will not be an […]

So you just lost your job, what next? The first 3 things to do.

By |September 14th, 2015|

1.    Allow yourself to adjust and emotionally recover – seek friends, etc

When you first find out your role has been made redundant, you will go through a range of emotions. As irrational as they often are, the feelings form our reality and only time and communication will help you adjust to your new circumstances. Some […]

The top 5 complaints that redundant employees have of their employer after the event

By |September 10th, 2015|

I sat down with my team last week and discussed the 150 outplacement services that we have undertaken this year. The conversation turned to what the pattern of comments has been from the outplaced candidates on their experience with their employer in those final few weeks both before, during and after they received the bad […]

Setting your Career Goals for 2016

By |September 7th, 2015|

Do you know what you want to achieve in your life next year? Starting to think about this in January robs you of a month already. Worse still, you tend to set goals with haste, often not giving enough time to think it through. That’s why the next 4-6 weeks (prior to the end of […]

Retrenching With Sensitivity

By |July 13th, 2015|

 How employers might be ruining their brands by not handling this powerfully.
“Winter is Coming”. Jon Snow is both pragmatic and pessimistic as he warns the world of what is in store in the very popular TV series Game of Thrones. Well, the chilly nights, fresh mornings and cool sunshine suggest that winter is definitely coming. […]

Filling the Pool Report uncovers gender equity crisis in WA

By |June 8th, 2015|

On Wednesday June 4 The Committee for Perth launched a report sharing startling findings from a two-year research project into the state of gender equality in Western Australia.

Based on over 170 interviews the report (Fitzsimmons, T.W., & Callan, V.J. (2015) Filling The Pool. Perth: The Committee for Perth) confirms that gender equity has reached a […]

Interview with James Lush on 720 ABC – 30 November 2013

By |December 6th, 2014|

720 ABC Radio Interview – Don’t leave it too late, prepare yourself for making changes and plans for 2014
Listen to Brian Briscoe and James Lush from 720 ABC discuss how and when to approach the new year for your personal, business, health and wealth goals.  It pays to be prepared!