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AboutJOHN COOKSEY, Author at PeopleBiz



John Cooksey is a registered psychologist and is currently National Manager, CML Group: a national provider of Payroll, Finance and Employment Solutions. He has over 20 years’ experience in provision of leadership to sales, operations, human resources and marketing teams in Australia, South East Asia, the Middle East and South Africa. John is a Board Member of The Food Distribution Network, a not for profit that helps people to make healthy food choices by providing them with a regular supply of fresh produce. Previously a lecturer in Strategic Management, Human Resource Planning and Sports & Performance Psychology, John is also a Level 2 NCAS Martial Arts instructor.


How to make sense of talent analytics

October 20, 2015 |

By scrutinising employee data, in a similar way to assessing sales and marketing data, management can significantly improve business performance while reducing recruitment and hiring costs. It’s a challenge for organisations to leverage this data.

Savvy management is starting to … Read More

Stay at the top of the game – coaching a career

October 4, 2015 |

Sports people and teams at the top of their game have a permanent coach to make sure they stay at the top. Why is it then, some people think receiving career coaching means they must have failed?

Coaches were once … Read More

The need for national regulation of employment services

September 21, 2015 |

Responding to the recent exposure of illegal labour and unscrupulous labour hire contractors, Australia’s Recruitment & Consulting Services Association (RCSA) has called for a national framework to regulate the employment services industry.

In May, an ABC Four Corners program[i] revealed … Read More

Big is not always better

August 24, 2015 |

The recent mergers and acquisitions of some of Australia’s largest recruitment companies have created whales within the industry. These lumbering organisations are unlikely to impact the prospects of smaller agencies. In fact, their smaller more nimble competitors may have plenty … Read More

The never ending quest for talent

August 7, 2015 |


You might have the right strategy, the right products and services, the right technology and infrastructure yet without the right people your future will be uncertain at best. Organisations need to adapt their acquisition strategies in line with sweeping … Read More