For over 15 years, Vanessa Gavan has consulted to a range of leading Australian and international organisations to enhance business strategies, improve executive leadership capability, redesign organisation structures and deliver operational performance solutions.
As an entrepreneur, business leader and the MD of Maximus, Vanessa has lived through every business lifecycle and has refined her abilities to inspire, deploy and motivate people to achieve great things.
Sending people on training programs is simple; making sure they apply what they learn to their jobs can be hard. Here’s how to get ahead of the competition and make sure your organisation’s investment in learning and development (L&D) translates into business results.
Australia really is the Lucky Country, but local businesses need to seize the benefits of the boom by supporting innovation, growing their skilled workforces, attracting investment and increasing productivity. All these goals require a workplace where employees are engaged and motivated - but, engagement doesn't always sit well with our national persona.
When it comes to recruitment, small businesses have to be more discerning than big companies about who will suit their organisation. So, what are the benefits of having a talent acquisition, performance development and succession strategy in place?