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How to get transitioning employees to see the opportunity in redundancy

It’s hard not to take redundancy personally even when you do see it coming. But the truth is in many cases redundancy can be a great opportunity to rediscover your skills, passions, and potential and explore job options that were previously never considered due to job security.So how do you help your transitioning team to see the good in their redundancy while they are going through their transition period?Remind them that it is the job that is redundant - not them! Redundancy has a way of…See More
Sep 28
Mark Brand posted a blog post

How to get transitioning employees to see the opportunity in redundancy

It’s hard not to take redundancy personally even when you do see it coming. But the truth is in many cases redundancy can be a great opportunity to rediscover your skills, passions, and potential and explore job options that were previously never considered due to job security.So how do you help your transitioning team to see the good in their redundancy while they are going through their transition period?Remind them that it is the job that is redundant - not them! Redundancy has a way of…See More
Sep 27
A blog post by Mark Brand was featured

Can you transition staff without hard feelings?

It’s a pressing question many organisations who are about to embark on change and restructure ask and the answer is yes – provided you have the right approach to redundancy.At the end of the day transitioning employees want three things from employers – significance, support and sensitivity.SignificanceUnexpected redundancy can be a big blow to an employees self-esteem. Their role and work for whatever…See More
Sep 7
Mark Brand posted a blog post

Can you transition staff without hard feelings?

It’s a pressing question many organisations who are about to embark on change and restructure ask and the answer is yes – provided you have the right approach to redundancy.At the end of the day transitioning employees want three things from employers – significance, support and sensitivity.SignificanceUnexpected redundancy can be a big blow to an employees self-esteem. Their role and work for whatever…See More
Sep 7
Jan Terkelsen liked Mark Brand's blog post What transitioning employees need from employers to help them re-establish their career
Aug 21
Catherine Gillespie liked Mark Brand's blog post What transitioning employees need from employers to help them re-establish their career
Aug 21
A blog post by Mark Brand was featured

What transitioning employees need from employers to help them re-establish their career

Just imagine it, you’ve been called into a meeting with your boss, and they tell you that while you are a valued employee, you are no longer needed. Maybe you suspected it was coming, or perhaps it has caught you completely by surprise.A lump in your throat forms. You think back to earlier in the morning as you were leaving your house blissfully unaware of what you would walk into. You want to go back there. The explanation your employer continues to give is muffled under the piercing thoughts…See More
Aug 18
Mark Brand posted a blog post

What transitioning employees need from employers to help them re-establish their career

Just imagine it, you’ve been called into a meeting with your boss, and they tell you that while you are a valued employee, you are no longer needed. Maybe you suspected it was coming, or perhaps it has caught you completely by surprise.A lump in your throat forms. You think back to earlier in the morning as you were leaving your house blissfully unaware of what you would walk into. You want to go back there. The explanation your employer continues to give is muffled under the piercing thoughts…See More
Aug 17
A blog post by Mark Brand was featured

How to create a more agile workforce

When you look at start-ups they are agile – they move fast, though as a company becomes larger, this agility often reduces. With a changing business environment, and the pressures of greater competition and higher customer demands your business can’t afford to slow down or put out anything less than your best.So how do you create a more agile workforce? Here are four tips to help.1. Inspire passionYour team will always work harder, faster and better when they love what they do so inspire…See More
Jul 6
Mark Brand posted a blog post

How to create a more agile workforce

When you look at start-ups they are agile – they move fast, though as a company becomes larger, this agility often reduces. With a changing business environment, and the pressures of greater competition and higher customer demands your business can’t afford to slow down or put out anything less than your best.So how do you create a more agile workforce? Here are four tips to help.1. Inspire passionYour team will always work harder, faster and better when they love what they do so inspire…See More
Jul 5
A blog post by Mark Brand was featured

How to create a future-proof, change ready organisation

With change becoming the new constant in business, it makes sense to future-proof your organisation and team to ensure business continuity and growth through both planned and unplanned disruptions.But how do you go about planning for change when you may not know when it is coming or how it will present itself? Here are some steps you can regularly take with your team to ensure you future-proof your organisation.Anticipate trendsTo stay ahead of the curve you need to anticipate customer needs…See More
Jun 22
Mark Brand posted a blog post

How to create a future-proof, change ready organisation

With change becoming the new constant in business, it makes sense to future-proof your organisation and team to ensure business continuity and growth through both planned and unplanned disruptions.But how do you go about planning for change when you may not know when it is coming or how it will present itself? Here are some steps you can regularly take with your team to ensure you future-proof your organisation.Anticipate trendsTo stay ahead of the curve you need to anticipate customer needs…See More
Jun 22
A blog post by Mark Brand was featured

Why employee development is your greatest advantage in a changing business environment

With increased competition, accelerated change and more immediate demands from customers, you need a highly engaged team at the top of their game. By taking the time to develop your staff and carve out career pathways you build a stronger, smarter, more loyal organisation that is better equipped to handle the tasks, challenges and changes ahead.Still not convinced that employee development is a worthwhile investment in your business right now? Here are four reasons developing your team can be…See More
May 26
Mark Brand posted a blog post

Why employee development is your greatest advantage in a changing business environment

With increased competition, accelerated change and more immediate demands from customers, you need a highly engaged team at the top of their game. By taking the time to develop your staff and carve out career pathways you build a stronger, smarter, more loyal organisation that is better equipped to handle the tasks, challenges and changes ahead.Still not convinced that employee development is a worthwhile investment in your business right now? Here are four reasons developing your team can be…See More
May 25
Debbie Morrison liked Mark Brand's blog post Five costly onboarding mistakes to avoid
May 11
A blog post by Mark Brand was featured

Five costly onboarding mistakes to avoid

Hiring a new employee can be an exciting time for both you and your new team member. With significant time and money invested in building a good employment brand to attract the right person in, it only makes sense to give them a great onboarding experience. A good onboarding experience ensures they have access to the training, resources and support they need to flourish in their new role and stay for the long term.Though unfortunately for many businesses, in their rush to get back to business…See More
May 11

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What would you like to share about yourself?
Mark Brand is a Director of Turning Point Partners and an expert in career transition and performance management. Over the last two decades, Mark has helped some of Australia's most iconic brands protect their reputation through critical periods of change by effectively transitioning staff and re-engaging surviving employees. Known for delivering fresh insight and best-practice processes, Mark is dedicated to helping businesses both large and small grow revenue and improve profitability by engaging their staff, improving their service delivery and enhancing customer satisfaction in an ever-changing business environment.
Company website/blog
http://www.turningpointpartners.com.au
How many employees in your company?
1-49
What areas of HR are you particularly passionate about?
Leadership development, successful organisational change management and building bench strength.
What kind of networking are you open to?
Open networking

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How to get transitioning employees to see the opportunity in redundancy

Posted on September 27, 2017 at 14:51 0 Comments

It’s hard not to take redundancy personally even when you do see it coming. But the truth is in many cases redundancy can be a great opportunity to rediscover your skills, passions, and potential and explore job options that were previously never considered due to job security.

So how do you help your transitioning team to see the good in their redundancy while they are going through their transition period?

Remind them that it is the job that is redundant - not…

Continue

Can you transition staff without hard feelings?

Posted on September 7, 2017 at 10:45 0 Comments

It’s a pressing question many organisations who are about to embark on change and restructure ask and the answer is yes – provided you have the right approach to redundancy.

At the end of the day transitioning employees want three things from employers – significance, support and sensitivity.

Significance

Unexpected redundancy can be a big blow to an employees…

Continue

What transitioning employees need from employers to help them re-establish their career

Posted on August 17, 2017 at 22:44 0 Comments

Just imagine it, you’ve been called into a meeting with your boss, and they tell you that while you are a valued employee, you are no longer needed. Maybe you suspected it was coming, or perhaps it has caught you completely by surprise.

A lump in your throat forms. You think back to earlier in the morning as you were leaving your house blissfully unaware of what you would walk into. You want to go back there. The explanation your employer continues to give is muffled under the…

Continue

How to create a more agile workforce

Posted on July 5, 2017 at 17:00 0 Comments

When you look at start-ups they are agile – they move fast, though as a company becomes larger, this agility often reduces. With a changing business environment, and the pressures of greater competition and higher customer demands your business can’t afford to slow down or put out anything less than your best.

So how do you create a more agile workforce? Here are four tips to help.

1. Inspire passion

Your team will always work harder, faster and better…

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