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Start with why: The birth of our mission statement

In late 2017, we went through the process of reviewing our business – our clients, candidates, jobs, procedures, systems… everything.  As part of the process, we wanted to create a mission statement that truly represented what Big Umbrella is all about. Our values were strong but not well defined.  With a bit of brainstorming, we found we were able to…

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Introduction to Workplace Mental Health: 4 Key Strategies for Workplace Wellbeing

Times have changed and so have workplaces. Mental Health and Wellbeing in the workplace is now an incredibly important issue. Bindy Edelman, Diversity & Inclusion Manager at Xero, wrote an informative article for hcamag.com on Workplace Mental Health. She highlighted some key factors that influence employees mental health: • Workload management • Working within demanding deadlines • Achieving targets •…

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The Provisional Psychology Registration Maze: Kick start your career in Workplace Rehabilitation & comply with AHPRA registration guidelines

Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) has introduced changes to ensure that Psychologists gain a broad range of experience during their Provisional Registration. As a result, it can be difficult for Psychology graduates to find an employer that meets all their placement and supervision requirements, let alone for the duration of their Provisional Registration. So how can you stand out…

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Holiday Time – Why it’s Important to Sharpen the Saw

The New Year is here & we are well into the swing of things.  You hopefully had a lovely break over Christmas & New Year, however it is often around this time of year that holidays feel like a distant memory.  According to Stephen Covey, the key to maintaining a positive outlook & performance at work is to “sharpen the…

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