Harvest Human Resources Blog

Guest Blog: Carol Morely- Making Transformation Stick

May 17, 2018 | General Recently I had the pleasure of facilitating the May Geelong HR Roundtable “Making Transformation Stick”, which focused on how to make sure the business objectives behind structural changes are realised.  The roundtable, hosted by Harvest Recruitment, included HR professionals from a variety of sectors including retail, healthcare and education, all exploring new ideas and diverse...
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Introducing: Sarah Lowes Fernando

May 10, 2018 | General   Sarah Lowes Fernando, Harvest Temporary Recruitment Lead The Harvest Recruitment and Human Resources team is very excited to announce the addition of Sarah Lowes Fernando to our Recruitment team as Temporary Recruitment Lead. As Harvest’s newest recruit and temporary recruitment extraordinaire, Sarah will be able to help you with any and all industrial staffing...
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How to Make Transformation Stick?

May 3, 2018 | General We were delighted to have Carol Morley from Entheos Consulting facilitate the Geelong HR Roundtable. The session was a higher order discussion that covered transformation and debunked some of today’s buzzwords in HR including Operating Models (whether it refers to all things an organisation does from people, management, systems or if it’s the process of...
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Sardines, Cups and Chairs: Tales of a Newcomer

April 23, 2018 | General I have been incredibly lucky over the course of my career to work with amazing people and made many friends on my journey. I have also, on occasion, rubbed people up the wrong way and witnessed others do the same, especially as a newcomer.  I thought I would share an anecdote to help put you...
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A (Sort-of) Handy Guide to Not Screwing Up Onboarding

April 16, 2018 | General One-third of respondents to a recent survey admitted that they had quit a job within six months of starting it. And a solid portion of those respondents who left did so between the first week and their third month of starting in the job. That’s a lot of people leaving a new job in the...
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The Man Who Lied on His CV

March 29, 2018 | General I have only ever stopped an interview early once. Most of the time, I let an interview run its full course -even if after meeting the candidate I know it’s not going to be a good fit. I think it’s just the respectful thing to do. The candidate has gone to the effort of completing...
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Navigating Organisational Change

March 22, 2018 | General This week we were delighted to have Mark Dean, Founder enMasse facilitate the Geelong HR Roundtable. Many attendees came from organisations experiencing change and some of the key challenges that were common to all were: – Change resistance – Leadership behaviours – Impact on Longer Term Employees – Organisation consistency – Reality checks along the...
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