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Managers and Leaders

In the corporate world both management and leadership are vital to a business’s success, but is there much of a difference between the two? Undoubtedly the two are strongly linked as many people in positions of power demonstrate both managerial and leadership characteristics.

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Feeling The Pressure?

Stressed due to work pressures? Don’t worry you are not alone; almost 65% of Australians reported that they thought work contributed considerably to their levels of stress. Stress is one of those unavoidable things that affects all of us throughout both our personal and professional lives. It is a matter of how you deal with […]

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It is 2013 already…

It is time for New Year Resolutions and commitments to achieving new goals over the next 12 months. Here at The Pivot Institute we see the year in terms of how we always see it: thorough planning and preparation to ensure that we make the most of the year.

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Trainer and Assessor Qualification Requirements

The NSSC has agreed to a transition period extension to the 1 July 2013 for Registered Training Organisations (and other organisations who wish to meet these Standards) to meet the Determination which specifies the qualifications or competencies that must be held, as a minimum, by trainers, persons delivering training under supervision and assessors in the […]

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Opportunities for Funded Training

There a range of national and state based funding opportunities that we can access to support your training budget.    We work closely with organisations to identify their training and assessment requirements and then we locate applicable sources of funding to get the most out of their training budget.  The Pivot Institute has successfully secured funding […]

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Value of Training

Training staff well is a critical part of retaining the competitive edge.  Training ensures that employees and have the right skill set to do the job well.   It is the number one factor in attracting people to Australian companies (Drake International 2007) and can increase productivity and retention impacting significantly on the bottom line.  Training […]

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Pivot E-Learning

The Pivot Institute has been successful in winning a National VET E-Learning Strategy Grant to further develop methodology and resources to meet the needs of FIFO workers in the mining industry through the Pivot Online Learning System (POLS).  This project is being undertaken with our industry partner Barrick Gold on their Granny Smith site.  The […]

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