NMBA draft Code of conduct for nurses & midwives

24 Jan 1554 Views
The Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia (NMBA) is inviting nurses and midwives to view the draft Code of conduct for nurses and Code of conduct for midwives (the Codes), and have your say before the documents are finalised. The Codes set out the legal requirements, professional behaviour and conduct expectations for nurses and midwives… View Article

“So this is Christmas and what have you done….”

24 Dec 1746 Views
To quote John Lennon and Yoko Ono “So this is Christmas and what have you done….” about your career? To make use of golfing parlance the Saturday of a major golf tournament is “moving day” positioning oneself for the final day of competition. In Australia candidate activity markedly increases in January. January is “moving day”… View Article

It’s All About (My) Career…

08 Dec 1575 Views
Looking back on 2016 (yes it’s Christmas already!) I have spoken with quite a number of candidates who are looking to change jobs and many have asked “What should I be doing to get a new job?” or “How is the market?” or “Is my resume fit for purpose?” The short answer I normally give… View Article

Manufacturing making money in Australia

14 Sep 1748 Views
  In our latest News Update on our home page www.kingscroft.com.au  we have posted an article from the Sydney Morning Herald which outlines why for some companies, “Made in Australia” is a better option from a financial and business sense. Reading this good news article, we thought it appropriate to repost a blog  from December 2015, that also… View Article

Health Support Service for the Nursing Industry – to be delivered nationally

13 Jul 1490 Views
Nurses and midwives work in conditions that can lead to health issues and, if left untreated, these can lead to a health impairment that increases risks for the public, themselves and their profession. The Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia have appointed provider Turning Point to deliver a national health support service for nurses, midwives… View Article

It’s not about responsibility. It’s about the capability to deliver.

03 Feb 2520 Views
Responsibility……..what does this mean when you want a job or an employee??? I have responsibilities you have responsibilities…so what? Many a resume lists responsibilities for each role held.  This gives some idea on what should have or may have happened but does not tell us about someone’s capability.  Responsibilities do not tell us what has… View Article

Is your Experience a Factor??

21 Jan 3042 Views
Is your Experience a Factor??……. Look at most job adverts, read most job descriptions and the term experience looms large. But what does experience mean? One definition is “The knowledge or skill acquired by a period of practical experience of something, especially that gained in a particular profession.” (http://www.oxforddictionaries.com/definition/english/experience ). If we accept this definition… View Article

Making Money Out of Manufacturing

22 Dec 1945 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

Nurse succeeds in stopping “flawed” workplace investigation

08 Dec 2646 Views
  Melissah Burnett, a registered nurse employed by Eastern Health was notified of Eastern Health’s intention to terminate her employment for serious misconduct. Ms Burnett instituted proceedings seeking an injunction restraining Eastern Health from terminating her employment.  In such a case the court normally looks at 2 issues: whether the applicant has made out a… View Article