Why have women at the leadership table?

By |November 6th, 2015|

The dearth of female leaders in CEO and Board level roles has been the subject of many articles, research topics, opinion pieces and political discussions over recent years. Anecdotal evidence from the work we have been doing in the executive search space over the past 12 to 18 months suggests that there is increasing interest […]

Career, Baby then Job? – It doesn’t have to be this way

By |November 6th, 2015|

Baby Proof your career

There is some misconception that once the decision to start a family comes along then a woman’s career is over.   There are also those that cast doubts on a woman’s ability to hold a successful career while building a family and once they have their children what this means for their career […]

3 Ways the pain of a retrenchment exercise can be lessened

By |November 6th, 2015|

Those remaining staff left behind after many colleagues have lost their positions during a company’s phase of restructure, can be flooded with their own collection of questions and emotions. Why them? Why not me? Am I next? Is it over? When will things go back to normal? Will I have to do more work now? […]

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 […]