Empowering Excellence

Experts in Building High-Performance Organisations

About TalentCode HR

Welcome to TalentCode HR, founded in 2013 by Trudy MacDonald. For the past decade, we’ve partnered closely with diverse organisations, helping leaders achieve their people and performance goals. With a foundation in organisational psychology and practical commercial experience, we offer tailored expertise to support your strategy, people, and performance needs.

At TalentCode HR, we’re dedicated to turning organisations into exceptional workplaces. Let’s start a conversation about how our support can align with and elevate your goals.

Contact us today to optimise performance and empower your teams in their high-performance journey.

Experts in Driving High-Performance Organisations

TalentCode HR pride ourselves on crafting bespoke approaches and solutions to ensure your organisations specific needs and objectives are informing the overall goals and outcomes. We value true partnerships and collaboration with our clients to ensure long-term success.

Explore just some of our areas of specialty and reach out to discuss your own needs with the team.

Recent Speaking Engagements

Take a look at some of the events and keynotes Trudy has presented at recently

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ACATAG

Building a Sustainable High-Performance Team
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St Vincent de Paul Society NSW

NSW ELT Quarterly Forum
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Accru Group National LEAP Conference

Building a Sustainable High-Performance Team

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MGI Worldwide Global Member Conference

Accounting Leadership in Challenging Times

Client Success Stories - Recent Projects

Take a look at some of the high-impact projects we have been working on 

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TEC Live Podcast - The Executive Connection

We are excited to share this episode where Trudy and Stephanie delve into the evolving world of work and leadership challenges that are affecting CEOs and senior business leaders. From hybrid work models to the changing demands of leadership, this podcast is a must-listen for anyone looking to mitigate burnout and build high-performance teams.



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St Vincent de Paul Society NSW

Bringing together over 100 leaders from across NSW, the Quarterly ELT Forum for St. Vincent de Paul Society NSW was a remarkable showcase of purpose-driven leadership. The event underscored the dedication and impact of Vinnies within our communities. Throughout the forum, attendees shared stories that highlighted the invaluable work Vinnies achieves and its profound impact on individuals' lives. The event fostered connections, honed leadership skills, and celebrated the collective difference that aligned leaders can make. The forum served as a powerful reminder of the importance of unity and commitment to serving others, leaving participants inspired and motivated to continue their meaningful contributions to society.
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The NonProfit Alliance - Member Presentation

The keynote and workshop focused on "Keeping Your Strategy Alive & Your Team Revived". This was a powerful session which equipped leaders across the non-profit and social purpose sector with the practical conversations and tools they need to refocus and reengage their teams, foster a culture where individuals thrive, productivity soars, and the organisation's strategic direction flourishes. Engaging with small hubs following the presentation it was inspiring to see immediate actions taken.



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Pinion Advisory - Executive Development Day

Pinion Advisory received support through an executive team training day aimed at enhancing their leadership capabilities. The focus of this training was on gaining a deeper understanding of different leadership styles, utilising disc to support recognising unique strengths inherent in each style and learning how to collaborate effectively in any environment to bolster their ongoing success. It was a pleasure to see open discussions in real time.



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Our clients experiences are a true testimony to our expertise, commitment and outcomes. Explore their stories and insights into how our tailored services have helped transform their organisations, drive growth, enhance culture and achieve continued excellence.

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Guy Griffiths
Guy Griffiths
2023-09-18
Trudy recently presented to a team of CEO's in Brisbane covering the twin subjects of "Incentivising employees" and "Building high performance teams". We spent 2 hours totally enthralled by Trudy and her depth of knowledge in these (and many other) areas. After covering recent changes in the workforce landscape, we identified various key actions which CEO's could use to address post-COVID complications that have arisen in their workforce environments. In addition, Trudy gave us all a myriad of tricks and tips that are "must-have" for any CEO. These tips combined with the broader key actions above gave the whole group a super-charged level of motivation to improve the workforce landscape in their own organisations. Well done Trudy - and I'm sure we will see you again as we continue to navigate the post-COVID challenges. Guy Griffiths (Syndicate Chairman - CEO Institute)
stephen o'keefe
stephen o'keefe
2022-11-27
Trudy recently presented to my group of emerging leaders in our TEC group (The Executive Connection) The presentation was via Zoom - we are Perth based and the 21/2 hr presentation was informative, engaging and productive - thanks Trudy lots for members to work on in the area of Employee Attraction and Engagement.
Bob Nordlinger
Bob Nordlinger
2022-10-31
Trudy MacDonald has has been an expert resource speaker to my CEO peer advisory group on 5 occasions over nearly 10 years. We regard her as one of our most outstanding presenters. She presents well-researched content that is highly relevant and readily applicable to medium-sized businesses and always leaves our CEO's with increased knowledge and great tools they can put into immediate use. Over the years many of our CEO's have gone on choose TalentCode HR to bring outstanding change and HR practice into their organisations.
Tania Agliozzo
Tania Agliozzo
2022-10-06
Thank you, Trudy, for presenting to our Syndicates at The CEO Institute in NSW. You continue to provide professional, strategic, insightful advice to our members through your engaging, relevant presentations. Trudy is a subject matter expert and provides practical solutions to manage talent challenges in today's environments. We wholeheartedly recommend Trudy and her team.
Steve Gallagher
Steve Gallagher
2022-09-15
Trudy ran a half day workshop for my TEC peer advisory group on people and culture in the current climate. Our members from a diverse range of businesses gained enormous value from the session and the take away material and models that TalentCode HR provided. I anticipate that several will be following up and engaging with TalentCode HR for further support.
scott Loose
scott Loose
2022-09-08
I recently welcomed Trudy McDonald to my TEC 23 Peer Advisory Group of CEO’s. Her presentation was Insightful and passionate delivery of content, up to date in the current context of a post Covid world. Great communication style. Trudy is clearly at the top of her game in her craft and contemporary to the agile shifting environment. Her communication style and use of simple models and tools as take away for participants was gold in communicating concepts. Great presentation!
Michael Powell
Michael Powell
2022-09-07
I chair a CEO Institute syndicate in Brisbane and we had Trudy MacDonald of TalentCoce HR speak to us on Attracting, Retaining & Engaging Talent." She was outstanding, demonstrated her expertise in this area and also her practical understanding of how to improve practice in the above areas. All our members greatly appreciated her presentation. I am very confident in Trudy and TalentCode's capability in these and related fields and would certainly recommend them to all potential clients. Thanks Trudy for an excellent presentation!
Anne Massey
Anne Massey
2022-05-31
I am a Chair at The CEO Institute, and recently my group had the wonderful experience of hearing Trudy Macdonald speak. She was relevant, engaging, articulate, and an excellent presenter. She understood the topic, the audience, and how to provide a practical guide to the talent challenges the CEOs face in todays environment. I would not hesitate to recommend her as both a subject matter expert, and a great speaker. Thank you Trudy
Rob McComb
Rob McComb
2022-05-14
Many thanks from the team for a very engaging workshop on 'Attracting, Retaining & Engaging Talent in the Current Market'. As usual, you nailed the topic, presented it through the lens of the SME employer, and offered valuable, practical responses to current challenging issues. Since mid-2021 I have been asking CEOs to think seriously about talent strategy, so they were prepared for the shortage of good people and the inevitable pressure on salaries we now face. Given your specialist skills and focus, you were able to clearly reinforce the core principles – with a real world, practitioner’s emphasis – just when it was most needed!
JOnathan Hutchins
JOnathan Hutchins
2022-01-27
Great insights and engaging presentation helped make some of the complex issues of people management solvable. Highly recommend Talent Code HR for any company.