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Jo Hanlon
Owner/Director
Mind Your Ps

Jo coaches businesses to build great workplaces via optimising their People, Productivity & Potential. She started her career as a registered nurse before transitioning into the Commercial side of business. She worked in a variety of Sales, Marketing, Business Development, Strategic Planning and Management roles for a multinational manufacturing, sales and service company with responsibilities for a number of multimillion$ portfolios across ANZ, AsiaPac and Latin America.

Throughout that time, Jo’s business & people management accomplishments were recognised by being the recipient of a number of prestigious sales, management, teamwork and business contribution awards. She moved from NZ to Sydney in early 2001, and completed her Masters Degree in Business Administration (MBA) at the Sydney Graduate School of Management in 2004.

Since mid 2008, Jo’s background & hands on experience has proven to be of great value in working on her own and other’s businesses in the areas of HR, Business and 1 : 1 coaching with Australian & international SMEs over a wide range of industries. Partnering with her clients, she has successfully achieved a number of outcomes including the following:

  • Improved business Productivity through alignment of company goals to staff actions via the use of a variety of tools such as metric based STAR business process & staff feedback survey.
  • Achieving compliance to IR laws with customised & updated Best Practice HR documentation including key areas such as; employment contracts and key HR Processes & Procedures, assisting to minimise business risk & exposure
  • Implementation of best practice processes for recruitment, management and exiting of staff in the business to reduce turnover and increase retention, assisting to stabilise and grow businesses
  • Management skill & general People related skill development by coaching of all levels of employees from the Business owner, to Management and through to floor level staff
  • Improving Performance through targeted & tailored appraisals delivered with effective feedback Practices
  • Establishment and clarity around SMART KPIs to measure progress toward company goals
  • Facilitation and leadership of company strategic planning activities and events
  • Customised position & industry relevant reward & recognition schemes,
  • Increased personal awareness and appreciation of individual’s styles and differences plus the use of key strategies to improve team dynamics through the use of assessment tools (DiSC, 360, Emotional Intelligence) and Personal directed coaching
  • Sales & Management coaching of individuals & teams for better sales results
  • Improved communication Platforms, Processes & Pathways
  • Development of company Values with team input to create a Positive impact on the formation and embedding of company culture by influencing daily activities & behaviours of all staff
  • Assisting management to train and or transition poor performing staff out of the business as and when required
  • Implementation of a variety of HR Information and related systems including our recommended product: enableHR.
  • Successful negotiation of Enterprise Agreements
  • Conducting a wide range of HR & Business related seminars for Companies, Networking & Business Mentoring Groups, State departments and Business Chambers.

Jo’s years of experience and involvement in day to day leadership and management of staff, development of goals and strategies, best Practice Process & Procedure design as well as providing Practical support in the implementation and deployment of the above HR and business services to her clients, have provided her with a deep understanding of all aspects of business at both the strategic and functional level which is proving to be of continuing great value to her clients. This work also allows her to indulge in her passion for ensuring their People are a real & strategic asset for employers as well as assisting them in moving toward their own satisfaction and goal achievement.

Jo is a certified member of a HR Coach which is an Australian based network of over 100 HR & Business Coaches throughout Asia Pac, an active networker, a member of the NSW Business Chamber, Ryde Business Forum, a member on the SGSM MBA programme Advisory committee, a member of the Australian Directors Institute, a CAHRI member and the past President of Tiger City BNI.

 

 

 

  

  

 

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