People and HR

11 Personality Traits that could derail your career

By |January 13th, 2019|

At Briscoe Search, we are always on the lookout for leadership thought on all things “career”. A few days ago, we came across this unique and well-written article by Tomas Chamarro-Premuzic, CEO of Hogan Assessments in the US and a regular contributor to HBR.

Excerpts from the article:

When considering what it takes to succeed at work, […]

Work Life Balance – a myth?

By |December 18th, 2018|

As the new year is upon us, now may be a good time to realign yourself with your goals for 2016. Whilst Australia has a reputation being relaxed and laid back, we have developed a culture where employees are working long hours with big expectations and ever increasing workloads.

Thankfully this attitude is slowing changing, with […]

WA Success Stories strengthen their teams through Briscoe

By |August 24th, 2017|

Horizons West and Vibe Petroleum both engaged Briscoe Search & Consulting to search and select new General Managers in July. James Turner (pictured below) joined the highly successful bus transport company, Horizons West as their new General Manager. We also helped Greg Balla, MD to source top advisor Tony Adamson to the company.

Vibe Petroleum, one of […]

“Talent Real Estate” – when is the right time to buy?

By |August 24th, 2017|

I had lunch yesterday with the property and strategy guru, Gavin Hegney who is also a great friend of mine. One of the brighter minds around these parts, Gavin’s opinion on all things real estate is constantly sought after. We were chatting about the marketplace, what is happening in the land of property and our attention […]

It’s all about the fit!

By |July 26th, 2016|

In our last Community Services sector bulletin, we shared some key tips to hiring great managers and leaders include getting your role brief right first up and charting the essential competencies for each position. We spoke of thinking laterally about hiring people from outside your sector and remembering that recruitment is a two way street. […]

Ways you can Recruit Better as a Community Services Leader

By |May 9th, 2016|

CDC, NDIS, an ageing population, a flat economic environment, technology and so much more. No wonder it is a stressful, challenging time for leaders of Community Services organisations across our country. The speed, intensity and ramifications of the change that is affecting your sector and your organisation is unprecedented. Remember in 1999 our main concern […]

Industry Insight – National Mining Chronicle

By |March 10th, 2016|

National Mining Chronicle feature an article about jobs in the mining industry with our MD Brian Briscoe.  Brian explains it may be the time to take a step back and assess if mining is the industry you want to be in, and the importance using your network at this time.

Article can also be found online […]

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 […]

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 […]