Harvest Human Resources Blog

Is Uni right for you

Is Uni right for me?

November 15, 2018 | After VCE, Career Coaching, Career Pathways What have you decided? Are you off to Uni next year? Do you know what you plan on studying for the next 3 plus years? It’s all new and exciting and sometimes it can be a little challenging to navigate. Geelong Careers Specialist Tanya Derrett-Houghton lends a hand.   Tanya Derrett-Houghton Careers Specialist Geelong If...
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VCE over what's next

VCE completed. What’s next?

November 8, 2018 | After VCE, Career Coaching, Career Pathways With over 13 years’ experience in helping people understand and define their next steps, Geelong Careers Specialist Tanya Derrett-Houghton, faces a challenge when her own son finishes VCE and asks “what’s next”?   Tanya Derrett-Houghton Careers Specialist Geelong High school done and dusted As the parent of an 18-year-old who has just finished year 12,...
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Design Thinking Harvest HR Roundtable with G2 Innovation

The positive impact of Design Thinking on the Employee Experience

November 1, 2018 | Design Thinking In this month’s Geelong HR Roundtable, guest presenter Andrew Jones from G2 Innovation took us through the power of Design Thinking on the Employee Experience. Here’s a re-cap of the presentation.   In a rapidly changing world, what is exemplary today will be the minimum expectations of tomorrow. As employees become more discerning about where...
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The Stages of Design Thinking

October 25, 2018 | Design Thinking, General Design Thinking is a powerful, transformative approach to problem solving. You’ve read how organisations and entire cities can be re-designed using this customer focused, user-centric approach. Perhaps you’ve also observed a business revitalised by re-engaging with their customers or seen a Ted talk about the power of human-centred design. Are you now wondering how to...
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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

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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