Australian Institute of Soft Skills Training

Sarah Jane Miatt

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Are soft skills the answer to getting paid on time?

By Sarah Jane Miatt on 05/10/2019 11:33:57 PM

Originally published on Industry Update

Polite people don’t talk about money. As Kristin Wong wrote in her New York Times article How to talk about money, “...many of us grow up learning that money is one of a few topics — like politics, sex and religion — that you should avoid in polite company.”

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Star Wars vs Avengers - the disconnect between Millennials and Baby Boomers

By Sarah Jane Miatt on 04/09/2019 2:19:39 PM

(Originally published in The Australian Industry Group (Ai Group®) Standards Communique - August 2019)

Let’s face it, the employee generation gap in many manufacturing companies is now a gaping chasm. Most of the current leaders and managers are baby boomers or gen X’ers who left school or graduated from university when the latest tech was a Walkman and they were lining up to see the first Star Wars movie in bell bottom jeans and a mustard sweater.

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