Harvest Human Resources Blog

Design Thinking for Organisational Culture & Development

October 18, 2018 | Design Thinking Whether it’s completing an appraisal, succession plan or personal learning plan, undertaking a culture survey or managing a complete organisational restructure, many aspects of organisational development have the potential to cause discontent. A lack of enthusiasm often arises when people can’t see the value in what they are doing. Guest blogger, G2 Innovation explains.  Design...
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Design Thinking Explained

October 11, 2018 | Culture, Design Thinking G2 Innovation Training specialise in Design Thinking. The Geelong based firm, who are speaking at our next HR Roundtable explore the concept of design thinking in this week’s blog.   What is design thinking? The short answer is that it is a user-centric, creative and repeatable process for solving problems, but in all honesty, this...
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Design Thinking Your Culture

October 4, 2018 | Culture, Design Thinking In our last blog, we spoke about the importance an organisation’s culture plays in talent acquisition.  This week, Geelong’s G2 Innovation explain how ‘design thinking’ can help you create a customer-focused culture.   Hollywood movies like Horrible Bosses and the TV series The Office have captured the topic of toxic workplace culture with hilarity. We ‘get it’ because most...
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Transform HR with Agile Thinking

September 21, 2018 | Agile HR Following our HR Roundtable with Eduardo Nofunetes, The Agile Eleven, this is our last blog in the Agile HR series. This week Geelong’s industry leaders met for our HR Roundtable. Facilitated by Eduardo Nofuentes The Agile Eleven, we discussed how organisations can become ‘agile’ by introducing lean mindsets, practices and tools to improve the way teams...
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A Successful Agile Transformation

September 13, 2018 | Agile HR A successful agile transformation driven by a people and culture team. This week, guest bloggers, The Agile Eleven, show how they helped to roll out agile ways of working for a retail asset management group.  Eduardo Nofuentes, Founder / Enterprise Agile Coach at The Agile Eleven, joins us for our September HR Roundtable. In February...
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Agile HR. Lessons from the IT crowd.

September 6, 2018 | Agile HR Agile HR. It’s likely to transform how we currently manage people and work. Much more than a buzz word, ‘agile’ management is now a vast global movement that is transforming the world of work. Organisations such as Amazon, Apple, Facebook, Google and Microsoft are recognisably agile. A recent Deloitte survey* of more than more than...
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Business Networking in Geelong

August 29, 2018 | General, Out & About in Geelong The final blog in our ‘Out & About in Geelong’ series, Director, Maree Herath gives some useful tips on Geelong’s Business Networking landscape.   If you’ve decided to set up shop in Geelong we welcome you! I made my Geelong “home-coming” almost 10 years ago. I was born and raised in the region but had...
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A local’s guide to Geelong’s suburbs

August 21, 2018 | General, Out & About in Geelong New entrants to our lovely region really don’t know Geelong. In fact I would say they have gone to 5 areas: Newtown, Highton, Geelong West, The Bellarine or The Surf-Coast. Geelong has so much more to offer beyond the Top 5. Maree Herath, Director Harvest Recruitment explains.  I was born in Geelong. I stayed for 20...
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Outdoor Activities in the Geelong Region

August 16, 2018 | General, Out & About in Geelong   We moved down to Ocean Grove almost two years ago from Melbourne. I wasn’t sure how quickly we would integrate into the local community and how long it would be before we would feel like “locals”. The answer was not long at all, we love our life here and couldn’t be happier we decided...
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