06-04-2016 22:41:47 in Project Leaders by Admin
A massive Congratulations to Emma Sharrock (formerly Bryce) for passing 20,000 hits on youtube with this session, check it out here: https://youtu.be/zwqztPIc3ko An excellent overview of NLP and how you can use it to tune into the unconcious mind to improve your communication skills. Watch it and take action... Emma has since written this book: The Agile Project Manager, thrive in change ...

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09-07-2015 08:32:35 in Granite Consulting Community by Lucy Thomson
How you’re presented on paper is absolutely crucial in impressing a potential employer. In a market like the current one, it is rare that every applicant will have the opportunity to sell themself in person or even over the phone, so having a clear and concise resume is your best chance to get through the initial cut.  The most important thing is to clearly identify your...

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01-07-2015 06:12:19 in Granite Consulting News by David Webley
What better way to see out an extremely busy 2014-2015 financial year than letting off some steam and burning some rubber? The team at Granite demonstrated their competitive spirit on the Port Melbourne Go-Karting track. 

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06-03-2015 00:00:00 in Project Leaders by Lucy Thomson
As many of you are aware, Granite Consulting is well known for our Professional Development Series – a free service for our community of clients, contractors and candidates. We believe it is important to always be learning and sharing ideas, gaining knowledge from the lessons learnt from others and exchanging opinions on topics that are relevant to our professional interests...

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27-01-2015 00:00:00 in General by Lucy Thomson
2015 is kicking off to a great year for us thus far with the busiest January yet. We don’t believe there’s any one force behind this, but there are a lot of people and a lot of businesses who have promptly shifted into gear which sets a great outlook for the year.  Most importantly, with a new year comes a shiny new office for the team at Granite, as we chase better views with a ...

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25-10-2014 00:00:00 in Business Process & Change by Lucy Thomson
Last week’s Business Process & Change event featured a discussion led by Frans Verheij of Supply Chain Cover, who spoke on the topic Supply Chain Network Design & Change Management. With an extensive background in supply chain interim management Frans has experience with a range of large and complex organisations including Coles, Fonterra, Unilever and Sanitarium as we...

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24-09-2014 00:00:00 in Granite Consulting Community by Lucy Thomson
Affable leader Craig Dent explains how his work inspires him and shares his ambitions for Victoria’s public trustee. What struck most upon entering the office of Craig Dent in State Trustees’ brand new Footscray HQ, was the completely uninterrupted panorama of the city of Melbourne, and from a very unique perspective. One can fully appreciate Melbourne’s personality with Fleming...

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12-08-2014 00:00:00 in General by Lucy Thomson
Just thought we'd share with you a photo of our Granite team birthday celebrations marking five years of Granite Consulting. We were absolutely spoiled by Neil Perry and his staff with fantastic food and wine at Melbourne's Rockpool restaurant - a truly fantastic day with exceptional service from the team. Thank you to everyone who we have worked with over the past five years, we look forward...

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25-07-2014 00:00:00 in General by Lucy Thomson
It’s hard to believe that it’s that time of the year again, with a new Financial Year upon us as we reflect on the very busy year that was. There was little sign of slowing in hiring activity across all our clients as the year end approached, and that coupled with plenty of legislative changes, such as those to superannutation, kept us on our toes right to the end. Happy Birthday to U...

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26-06-2014 00:00:00 in General by Lucy Thomson
Last week we were fortunate enough to have Wendy Cole from i-Mastery present to our HR Professionals group a particularly practical session on the always important topic of time-management, expelling the multi-tasking myth and minimising distractions. With a background that includes tertiary qualifications in psychology, behavioural sciences, entrepreneurship and innovation, and a professional car...

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