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Good boss, bad boss – Leadership and Management capabilities

image: Good Boss / Bad Boss
You’ve heard the phrase ‘good boss, bad boss’ and you can no doubt, very quickly identify the capabilities that fall into each category.
To stay relevant, organisations require employees who are willing and able to perform at optimal levels.  This isn’t …

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COVID Safe Plan – Prevention and Targeted Action

If you are one of the few business that are permitted to stay open during the Stage 4 restrictions, you must have a coronavirus (COVID-19) Safe Plan in place by 7 August 2020.
As a minimum your COVID-19 Safe Plan must include:

Actions to help prevent the …

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Leadership Development Program

Great opportunity working with a progressive Catchment Management Authority in Victoria’s west.
Our brief was to design a leadership development program to guide the organisation and its people in the identification and development of potential leaders, whilst ensuring appropriate diversity across all job levels and job …

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Structuring for the new ‘normal’ – Redundancies and lay-offs during Covid-19 pandemic

Analysts predict more than 1 million Australians will lose their job by November 2020 as result of Covid-19 and subsequent economic shutdowns.
Employers have been given greater powers to exercise workforce cost savings through temporary Award legislation amendments as a result of Covid-19, with employers applying …

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Vietnam in-country workshop – ACCC

Showcasing our earlier work series.
The HR Landscape was fortunate to support the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) in the design and facilitate of a three day  in-country workshop to raise awareness and skills related to the selection, development and delivery of in-house training for regulators  …

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Restructuring Organisations program feedback

This is what some of our delegates had to say about our 2 day pubic training program on ‘Restructuring Organisations- a process of design and change’ :
“A game changer for Board and Managers in terms of organisational design and change management.  Thank you! An incredibly invaluable …

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Four rational reasons to undertake a restructure and how to go about it

Improving performance starts with a good strategy to which structure, jobs, staff, business systems, processes and associated people and culture work practices are aligned. We call this organistional design.
When you know what you need to achieve and why you need to achieve it, then the …

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Victory Offices – optimising employee engagement and workplace practices

The HR Landscape is pleased to be supporting  Victory Offices, a publicly listed company on the Australian stock Exchange, in optimising employee engagement and workplace practices.
Victory Offices is the incubator of business success providing unique spaces, lounges, and opportunities for Members to future proof their …

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Benefit realisation – Opting into the future state

Benefit realisation and effectiveness of organisational change is a means of ensuring business outcomes are fully realised when people choose to opt into the future state. When the people side of change is overlooked, organisations need to work harder in understanding why the adoption of new work …

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Leadership Development Program – Pursue Your Potential

We were fortunate to partner with a progressive catchment management authority in Victoria’s north last year in developing their leadership program in the first half of FY17/18.  We are now pleased to announce how they are progressing since implementation.
Firstly, about the leadership development program.
The framework …

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People and Change Management

We explored a few approaches to people and change management in our recent presentation to students studying Masters of Management at the University of Melbourne, but we also focused on the ‘real’ challenges businesses are faced with when dealing with change and the importance of …

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People and Change – Guest Presenter, University of Melbourne

Our Director Kez Tacar will be presenting to students of University of Melbourne’s Masters of Management class this coming Monday. Kez will be sharing her experiences to support students leanings on People and Change (strategy & organisational change).

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Workforce Reduction Strategies

Jason deCaires Taylor

Picture: Jason deCaires Taylor – Underwater Sculptures
When an organisation is faced with major budget challenges, there comes a critical decision point regarding workforce composition and numbers. Workforce reduction decisions need to be made relating to; the number of employees an organisation can afford; the positions …

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Rebuilding the people agenda

Prominent, industry leading early education sector organisation engages The HR Landscape in rebuilding the people agenda

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HR Department Structure and Capability Review

Government
THRL undertook a comprehensive HR department structure and capability review to improve performance and align with the strategic directions of a large government agency.  The process involved assessment of strengths, weaknesses and the introduction of improvements, in the context of broader business directions and best …

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HR Departmental Structure Review

Education Sector
THRL was engaged to provide independent strategic HR advice and be a sounding board to the Executive Director People and Culture relating to HR departmental structure review and design of the HR department and the development of a HR Strategy and Plan. This included …

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Restructure Change Process Review – Health Services

The HR Landscape was recently engaged by a health services provider (government) to review the effectiveness of an implemented departmental restructure change process. The purpose of the review was to understand why the benefits of the changes had not been realised. Overall staff were less engaged …

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Organisational redesign and change to improve performance and capability

THRL was engaged to guide the Authority through an organisational wide change process to improve the performance and capability of the organisation which included the alignment and redesign of internal structure; business systems and culture with the organisations strategic direction to ensure a more integrated delivery model with key stakeholder groups (private and public land owners, local communities and government) and new and improved funding streams from corporate and philanthropic was achieved

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Organisational restructure and strategic human resource management

THRL was engaged to undertake a review of organisational structure and design a new functional structure which best enabled this Government agency to successfully achieve strategic outcomes. THRL was also engaged in addressing various long term performance issues across technical and management roles

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Workforce Optimisation Performance Review

THRL was engaged to undertake a review of existing processes and provide recommendations to improve the performance of the contact centre in order to meet the contractual obligations with a leading telecommunications supplier.

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Departmental Structure Review – Melbourne Public Transport

THRL was engaged to undertake a comprehensive review the Operations divisional structure and make recommendations for a new, more effective functional structure aimed at improving operational capability and performance

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Review and Redesign of Position Descriptions – International Passenger Rail

THRL was engaged to undertake a review and redesign of the overall quality of position descriptions against best practice models. The reformatting and upgrade required the integration of corporate values and behaviours

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Change management and strategic human resource management

THRL was engaged to assist with the ongoing restructuring process across HR, Finance, IT and two technical driven, highly regulated program units. The project involved a comprehensive review of all functions through work flow analysis, the design of jobs and subsequent implementation of the new structure resulting in the right people in the right places. Some staff were required to accept changed roles and responsibilities. This process involved considerable change in the way work was undertaken

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Legal Services division structure review

Following the successful implementation of an organisational wide restructure for its’ sister organisation, THRL was engaged by the parent Agency to undertake a review of the legal services division to ensure relevant resources and structures were utilised to support the legal services requirements of both Agencies and the feasibility of in-house vs outsourcing

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Regional asset optimisation review

THRL was engaged to undertake a comprehensive review of the built assets across Regional Victoria to ensure greater efficiencies and cost savings was achieved. Additionally a review of base line alignments across two separate organisations was successfully undertaken as a result of a pending amalgamation

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Improvements in HR Systems

A scoping document was prepared, evaluating the strategies required to improve HR processes and the implementation of a HRIS solution to support their investment in HRM and Payroll.

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