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Teamwork

When I reflect on the most crucial skill set required in a workplace, I immediately think of teamwork. Teamwork is crucial for a variety of reasons, from boosting productivity and creativity to fostering a positive work environment and personal growth. The skills are generic and…

If it’s not written down, it didn’t happen.

The vital skill of note taking. There’s an old detective saying about notes… if it’s not written down, it didn’t happen. Many in investigation or compliance roles get talked about the importance of making notes, but many also don’t realise their value and importance in…

Skip tracing: what Harry Bosch can teach us

Many of us involved in private investigation work will at some stage be called upon to locate someone. Whether that’s a debtor, missing person or as part of a factual or surveillance investigation. Often referred to as “skip tracing,” being able to find the subject…

Best practice training for investigators

Last week we facilitated our second in-house and virtual intensive Certificate III in Investigative Services to a range of students in our Sunshine Coast training facility, and remotely across the country. At the Professional Investigators College of Australasia (PICA), our aim is to provide the…

TED: Ask the right questions, get the right answers.

There’s a fair bit of research around about questioning techniques and the usefulness of asking open ended questions. It doesn’t matter whether the interviewee is a complainant, witness, respondent or party to a dispute or conflict.   In the case of investigative interviewing, there’s evidence…

Interview With Harriet From MyKludo

Harriet Witchell Founder and CEO of MyKludo. In this interview, Paul from Professional Investigations College Australia (PICA), interviews Harriet on her past history as a former Police Officer and her transition into becoming and working as a Private Investigator. Paul and Harriet also discuss MyKludo…

What you need to know about “elementisation.”

It’s elementary: why investigation and compliance officers need to know about “elementisation.” A recent case in the Planning and Environment court (Serratore & Anor v Noosa Shire Council [2021] QPEC 21) highlighted the importance of investigators and compliance officers knowing about “elementising” evidence. And it…

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