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The top 5 most popular blog posts this year as voted by you!

Our readers have spoken. They’ve let us know which posts they liked best during 2016 and in turn we’ve curated those posts here for you in order of popularity. Happy reading.

In every conversation we’ve had over the past few weeks, everyone has said the same thing: thank goodness the holidays are nearly here!

It’s been a massive year and now you’ve finally got some time to breathe, you might be keen to make sure you haven’t missed the most popular CSIA blog posts of 2016.  

Our readers have spoken. They’ve let us know which posts they liked best and in turn we’ve curated those posts below for you in order of popularity.

Happy reading.

 

Can we insist that staff use their own phones and cars?

The CSIA talk to Kristin Ramsey from Hynes Legal to get the answer to a very common question from community service organisations: Can we insist that staff use their own phones and cars under the changes across the Industry?

 

 

Unpacking Priorities and Practices Framework

Non-profits, and particularly community service organisations, provide vital services. But questions around financial sustainability, temporary positions, funder demands, public accountability, shifting regulations and employee burnout are just some of the challenges that put tremendous pressure on the sector.

Working within the Community Services Industry requires a constant balancing act of priorities and practices. This post introduces a new way of approaching that skill.  

 

 

Home care service providers face the winds of change – Consumer choice, the legal issues

Leo Hopsick, Director at Hynes Legal overviews the legal challenges facing providers of home care services in the wake of pending reforms and the ways of managing the attendant risks.

 

 

7 Productivity Tools for the Modern Community Service Organisation

Time would have to be the most valuable resource in any modern business. So how do we maximise it and what tools are out there to help? Read on.

 

 

Increasing choice across human services

Increasing choice across human services is happening. At a recent forum on the topic, some interesting conversations, both intelligent and emotional, helped plot a way forward for consumers, their families, workers and organisations. The focus is definitely on making this work for everyone.

 

 

And one final piece of light holiday reading for you (just in case you missed the hype when we released it) is the Forecasting the Future: Community Services in Queensland 2025.

 

 

From my team to yours, have a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year. 

 


 

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