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Melbourne

26
Feb
Competitive Edge Through People - Applying Psychological Capital in Partnerships | MELB
Date: 26-Feb-2019
Venue: Herbert Smith Freehills Level 42
101 Collins Street
Melbourne
Time: 12:30pm to 2:00pm

In 2006 four aspects of competitive advantage through people were identified - confidence, hope, optimism and resilience. This presentation will explore how our understanding of these concepts has developed in the last ten years and how they can be applied to challenges of engaging teams in private practice firms. Interesting implications for organisational culture, performance management and learning & development strategy.

Our Presenter

Our Presenters

Panel Member: Anna Hinder Anna Hinder
Principal
Searle Street Consulting
Anna Hinder started Searl Street Consulting 14 years ago in 2003 to focus on the development of interpersonal skills for professional service firms (PSF).

Anna has worked in
o financial services with UBS, AMP and Tyndall Funds Management
o PSF with Accenture and many of Australia’s leading law firms

Anna enjoys the intersection of evidence based research and practical challenges of people in PSF

Anna holds qualifications in archaeology from UQ, human resource management from UNSW and post graduate study with London Business School and Said School of Business, Oxford University.

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20
Mar
Employment Law Update and Legislative changes | 2019 - MELB
Date: 20-Mar-2019
Venue: K&L Gates Level 25, 525 Collins Street
Melbourne
Time: 12:30pm to 2:00pm

Nick Ruskin will provide an overview of some key issues, legislative changes and recent cases in employment law today.

In our annual update, Nick will lead a presentation on:
- Managing Ill and Injured Employees
- Bullying in the Workplace; and
- A review of the Legal Services Award
Nick is generous with his information, so make sure to bring your difficult questions on the above topics along.

Our Presenter

Our Presenters

Panel Member: Nick Ruskin Nick Ruskin
Labour and Employment Partner
K & L Gates
Nick is a partner in the Labour, Employment and Workplace Safety group at K&L Gates. He represents corporations in a number of industries including energy, retail, services and healthcare, and public sector clients in the health, higher education, government and community sectors. He has extensive experience in labour disputes, employment claims, anti-discrimination issues, legislative compliance, advocacy before tribunals and providing forthright, practical advice to clients. He has been engaged from time to time as an external consultant to the International Labour Organisation (ILO) in Geneva, New York and Bangkok & has addressed an ILO forum at the United Nations on Australian labour standards. He is active in human resources circles through his role as convenor of the employee relations committee of the Australian Human Resources Institute (Victoria) and is a regular speaker and commentator at professional conferences on labour relations law. Nick was awarded the AHRI Medal in December 2013 for services to AHRI and the human resources industry. He is ranked as one of Australia's leading labour and employment lawyers by Chambers Global, Chambers Asia Pacific, Best Lawyers, PLC Which Lawyer? and the Guide to the World's Leading Labour and Employment Lawyers.

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Sydney

28
Feb
Competitive Edge Through People - Applying Psychological Capital in Partnerships | SYD
Date: 28-Feb-2019
Venue: Herbert Smith Freehills ANZ Tower
161 Castlereagh Street
Sydney
Time: 12:30pm to 2:00pm

In 2006 four aspects of competitive advantage through people were identified - confidence, hope, optimism and resilience. This presentation will explore how our understanding of these concepts has developed in the last ten years and how they can be applied to challenges of engaging teams in private practice firms. Interesting implications for organisational culture, performance management and learning & development strategy.

Our Presenter

Our Presenters

Panel Member: Anna Hinder Anna Hinder
Principle
Searle Street Consulting
Anna Hinder started Searl Street Consulting 14 years ago in 2003 to focus on the development of interpersonal skills for professional service firms (PSF).

Anna has worked in
o financial services with UBS, AMP and Tyndall Funds Management
o PSF with Accenture and many of Australia’s leading law firms

Anna enjoys the intersection of evidence based research and practical challenges of people in PSF

Anna holds qualifications in archaeology from UQ, human resource management from UNSW and post graduate study with London Business School and Said School of Business, Oxford University.

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19
Mar
Employment Law Update and Legislative changes | 2019 - SYD
Date: 19-Mar-2019
Venue: K&L Gates Level 31, 1 O'Connell Street
Sydney
Time: 12.30pm - 2.00pm

Nick Ruskin will provide an overview of some key issues, legislative changes and recent cases in employment law today.

In our annual update, Nick will lead a presentation on:
- Managing Ill and Injured Employees
- Bullying in the Workplace; and
- A review of the Legal Services Award
Nick is generous with his information, so make sure to bring your difficult questions on the above topics along.

Our Presenter

Our Presenters

Panel Member: Nick Ruskin Nick Ruskin
Labour and Employment Partner
K & L Gates
Nick is a partner in the Labour, Employment and Workplace Safety group at K&L Gates. He represents corporations in a number of industries including energy, retail, services and healthcare, and public sector clients in the health, higher education, government and community sectors. He has extensive experience in labour disputes, employment claims, anti-discrimination issues, legislative compliance, advocacy before tribunals and providing forthright, practical advice to clients. He has been engaged from time to time as an external consultant to the International Labour Organisation (ILO) in Geneva, New York and Bangkok & has addressed an ILO forum at the United Nations on Australian labour standards. He is active in human resources circles through his role as convenor of the employee relations committee of the Australian Human Resources Institute (Victoria) and is a regular speaker and commentator at professional conferences on labour relations law. Nick was awarded the AHRI Medal in December 2013 for services to AHRI and the human resources industry. He is ranked as one of Australia's leading labour and employment lawyers by Chambers Global, Chambers Asia Pacific, Best Lawyers, PLC Which Lawyer? and the Guide to the World's Leading Labour and Employment Lawyers.

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