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INTERVIEW: Tracey Slatter, Managing Director, Barwon Water discusses gender targets and why they are important.

INTERVIEW: Tracey Slatter, Managing Director, Barwon Water discusses gender targets and why they are important.

Published 22nd May 2017 by Clare McCartin | Executive & Boards

Clare McCartin chats with Tracey Slatter, Managing Director, Barwon Water about gender diversity challenges at senior levels in the public sector and why gender targets are important. You’ve had extensive experience at senior levels across numerous public sector roles. What is the biggest professional challenge you have faced and how did you tackle it? Moving […]

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INTERVIEW: Jeroen Weimar, CEO Public Transport Victoria discusses gender diversity challenges in the public sector.

INTERVIEW: Jeroen Weimar, CEO Public Transport Victoria discusses gender diversity challenges in the public sector.

Published 18th May 2017 by Seamus Scanlon | Davidson Executive & Boards

I recently chatted with Jeroen Weimar, CEO Public Transport Victoria and member of the Top 50 Public Sector Women judging panel,  about gender diversity challenges in the public sector. Here are his thoughts. Prior to commencing with Public Transport Victoria, you had extensive experience working in transport in the UK. What have you seen done […]

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Will you feast on your imperfections or starve on your ego?

Will you feast on your imperfections or starve on your ego?

Published 18th May 2017 by Rob Davidson

To grow and develop at work we must quit our second job, the one we spend so much time on yet don’t even realise we are doing. It’s this second job that literally sucks the life and engagement out of workers and the productivity and profits out of companies. So, what is this insidious second […]

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INTERVIEW: Adam Fennessy, Secretary Department Environment, Land, Water & Planning discusses DELWP’s commitment to gender equity

INTERVIEW: Adam Fennessy, Secretary Department Environment, Land, Water & Planning discusses DELWP's commitment to gender equity

Published 16th May 2017 by Davidson

As a Male Champion of Change, Adam Fennessy, Secretary Department Environment, Land, Water & Planning (DELWP), is genuinely committed to driving change and leading from the front. As a member of the Top 50 Public Sector Women list judging panel, Adam shares DELWP’s commitment to gender equity and highlights their achievements. Do you feel that […]

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Managing the new organisational team: How is HR Shaping Up?

Managing the new organisational team:  How is HR Shaping Up?

Published 10th May 2017 by Amanda Sheard

As companies strive to become more agile and customer-focused, team structures are shifting from traditional, rigid models toward interconnected, flexible teams.  At the same time, other organisational trends are occurring in tandem such as: The rise of activity based office environments, The creation of interconnected dispersed hubs and Flexible, work from home options. Underpinning these […]

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Why I prefer to coach, not manage my team.

Why I prefer to coach, not manage my team.

Published 5th May 2017 by Kylie Ringelstein

Earlier this year, I decided to join Davidson as the General Manager for the Projects & Operations business in Queensland because I genuinely felt their approach to recruitment is different, which suits me because I like to do things differently too. Davidson Projects & Operations is a successful recruitment business that has established itself as […]

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Women simply do not apply for the top jobs

Women simply do not apply for the top jobs

Published 2nd May 2017 by Davidson

It is a confronting statement but the evidence is stark, “women simply aren’t applying for the senior level roles in the same numbers as men” says Sharon Ardley, Davidson’s General Manager in Victoria for HR Consulting. ‘Interestingly, when they do, they have a significantly greater chance of getting the job.’ According to the latest gender […]

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INTERVIEW: Rebecca McKenzie, CEO Glen Eira City Council, discusses gender challenges facing Local Councils

INTERVIEW: Rebecca McKenzie, CEO Glen Eira City Council, discusses gender challenges facing Local Councils

Published 2nd May 2017 by Sharon Ardley | Davidson HR Consulting

Rebecca McKenzie is CEO for Glen Eira City Council. She’s the current President of LGPro and passionate about seeing more women represented in leadership positions in Local Government. In her role on the judging panel for the Top 50 Public Sector Women list, she chats with Sharon Ardley about the gender challenges facing Local Councils. […]

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May marks the third anniversary of Davidson Technology’s New Zealand business.

May marks the third anniversary of Davidson Technology’s New Zealand business.

Published 2nd May 2017 by Davidson

Having identified New Zealand as a digital and technology hot spot in South East Asia, Davidson Technology established its first office in Auckland in 2014 . For Bruce Davidson, CEO of Davidson Group, the move was simple. “When you’re running a highly successful technology recruitment business in Australia, it makes sense that you look to […]

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New Sydney office reflecting the growth of Davidson NSW business

New Sydney office reflecting the growth of Davidson NSW business

Published 27th April 2017 by Davidson

We are very excited about our new Sydney office which reflects the growth of our NSW business. From May 1 2017, Davidson’s Sydney office will be located at Level 2, 28 O’Connell Street, Sydney NSW 2000.

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