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Corporate Dojo's distinctive philosophies and approach to enhancing people leadership regularly attracts the attention of key media outlets seeking an expert opinion. Here are just some of them:

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HR expert Karen Gately gives her eight hard and fast rules to get through a work Christmas party with your professional reputation intact.

Damaged property, bruised egos, ruined reputations and careers all happen when things get out of hand.

Ticker, Australia's first dedicated streaming network for business news, will launch the new program Black Belt Leader, hosted by Corporate Dojo Sensei Karen Gately.

Brand is more than makeup - it's the underlying subconscious notion of your organisation. Karen Gately argues that leaders should be doing more to integrate brand into their workplace culture.

When a prospective employer asks in an interview "do you have any questions for me" - typically they are continuing their assessment of you.

If you're a manager or business owner responsible for hiring staff you're probably looking for interview tips to make your job a little easier.

Stamping out workplace bullying has to be a leader-led initiative, but executives are largely escaping HR's attention. 

How well do you leverage the talent, energy and capacity of your EA? Do you work in partnership to optimise your own performance and that of your team?

As any HR Director knows, recruitment is the backbone of HR strategy. If you get hiring decisions wrong, life is extremely challenging from there, according to Karen Gately, founder of Corporate Dojo.

So you're keen on someone in the office, it's okay - no need to panic if you're worried about what pursuing a romance might mean for your job. Plenty of people meet at work and fall in love, not all of them end in ruined careers and bad decisions. 

For many organisations, the past and its legacies can be a clunking great imperial measurement spanner in the works of progress.

New research shows how managers can ensure that innovation works for the organisation, not against it.

So, you've been waiting to be recognised for your hard work in the form of a pay rise, but it doesn't look like it's going to happen soon. It's time for that change, says Karen Gately.

How well do you maintain the mental strength needed to keep up with the demands of your job and life?

Nagivating workplace romances - the dos and don'ts in a #metoo era.

As a leader of people, if you haven't yet had to manage the frequent absence and need for additional support of someone battling chronic illness.

Sometimes your skillset works against you. It's common to see people who have held senior positions in the past now struggling to get another one, even a few rungs down the ladder. 

We all make mistakes, but mistakes in recruitment can be costly. Here's how you can avoid some common ones.

As workforce demographics continue to shift, workplace diversity increasingly becomes more of a business need than a slogan that companies wave to show their commitment to embracing differences and to serve new customers.

The ways in which work affects our mental health and wellbeing are complex and varied. What research consistently reveals is that work can be immensely beneficial but also harmful to our mental health, and in turn to our physical wellbeing and quality of life.

For employers welcoming women back into the workforce after having children, there are questions that can be asked and others that should not be. 

How to nuture business growth through team bonding? The strength of a team's spirit undeniably influences the standard of performance they are able to achieve, including in reaching ambitious growth targets.

What are the signs I need a mental health day? I need a mental health day. What do I say? What should I do on a mental health day?

The #metoo movement left organisations around the world scrambling to update their sexual harassment policies. Now nearly two years later, executives are still trying to forge the right regulations. We take a look at some of the good, the bad and the ugly policies that have sprung up since, and the motivations behind them.