August 2018 Newsletter

16 Aug 503 Views
Click here to see the August 2018 newsletter from Kingscroft Consulting.     Blog Posted by Garry King, Director – August 2018 Garry King is an Executive Recruitment Consultant, Owner and Practice leader at Kingscroft Consulting. Garry has been in the recruitment industry for 23 years, and brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to help both candidates… View Article

Does Your LinkedIn Profile Attract Talent??

17 Jan 747 Views
When talented people change jobs they seek challenge, interesting work, the opportunity to learn and grow, and an environment (culture/fit) within which they can achieve .   They see their prospective manager as being key in helping ensure that they continue their track record of achievement.  They seek a manager who like them is an achiever,… View Article

These Are Life Lessons You’ll Wish You Knew Later on in Life

10 Aug 747 Views
According to Lou Adler, CEO The Adler Group: Leadership begins with a vision, confidence and persistence. Confidence and persistence begins by stretching yourself and sometimes failing.  In his article he quotes Zig Ziglar “You can get everything in life you want if you will just help enough other people get what they want.”  That’s a principle… View Article

How to Become a More Well Rounded Leader

27 Jul 831 Views
Tony Schwartz from The Energy Project writes in the Harvard Business Review  that when stressed we overuse our strengths, which  may make our strengths  become liabilities, causing greater workplace issues. “Simply noticing this inclination has reminded me of the choices I can make  every day at work. But that’s not enough.  It is also important… View Article

What to do when your top performer stops performing.

12 Jul 776 Views
A senior operations staffer is performing poorly. How do you get a star back on track?  This recent article in Inc.com offers a few ideas from various CEO’s on What to do When Your Top Performer Suddenly Stops Performing. “I’d ask the employee what he or she thinks should happen, and then we’d work together to find… View Article

457 Visa restrictions – impact Australian businesses

03 May 1136 Views
An article in the Financial Review reports that the government’s changes to the 457 visa could limit Australian businesses the opportunity to be world leaders. With many businesses considering the option to move operations offshore – as global executives are being denied a path to permanent residency,  able to only do a “two year stint” in Australia as… View Article

Talent is not sufficient………being effective is what gets the job done

13 Feb 1129 Views
Talent is not sufficient………being effective is what gets the job done.  The Macquarie Dictionary defines talent as “a special natural ability or aptitude”. The sporting world abounds with people who possess talent (special natural ability) in abundance but cannot deliver on the day or are up and down in their results or play below their… View Article

Making Money Out of Manufacturing

22 Dec 1493 Views
It is not unusual for us to hear from the media or our own networks that Manufacturing in Australia is “under the pump”…increasing energy costs, jobs moving overseas, economies of scale not being available in Australia, expensive labour. Despite the negativity there are major success stories e.g. Resmed, CSL, ZIP.  In all manufacturing companies there… View Article