A disengaged and demotivated workforce is costing Australia $305bn annually, according to Ernst and Young research. The study found 85% of Australian employees could be 21% more productive at work by improving staff engagement, motivation, reward and recognition and well being in the workplace. Ernst & Young Oceania advisory leader Neil Plumridge told HRR to ...more
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In a first for the contractor recruitment industry, Talent International (TI) has introduced a benefits package for contingent employees. Unveiled by Sir Richard Branson in Sydney on May 10 the collaboration will give TI contractors a complimentary induction membership to Virgin Active’s network of health clubs. TI managing director Richard Earl told the invite-only audience ...more
Research by Colmar Brunton Research and Deloitte Access Economics has revealed talent shortages could be eliminated by the telework opportunities enabled by the national broadband network (NBN). The research shows labour participation and geographic boundaries will be an issue of the past as the NBN delivers opportunities for employers to save billions through teleworking. However, ...more
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“Expert think is an innovation killer” global diversity consultant Heather Price told an audience of senior HR managers and recruitment consultants. Speaking at the Women in Ambition seminar, Price told the audience that diversity had been “languishing in the corridors as a second class citizen for the last 25 years”. She said its elevation onto ...more
This year’s conference by Thomson Reuters news service Workforce will be expanded to cover a range of topics, including how structural changes to the economy are impacting workplace issues, new regulations impacting employment matters, and diversity and flexibility at work. Thomson Reuters’ want you to have your say on its plans for the National Workforce ...more
The Australian Workforce and Productivity Agency (AWPA) has released its 2013 National Workforce Development Strategy. It says Australia’s workforce will grow by 3.5 million people by 2025, with better skills and productivity key factors in maintaining economic growth. The strategy relies on modelling based on several factors, including “labour force, industrial and workplace trends”. It ...more
Those looking to offshore jobs need to know labour disputes in BRICS countries such as China, India and Indonesia are “more confrontational, spontaneous and violent”, two management academics have warned. Professor Fang Lee Cooke from Monash University’s department of management and Associate Professor Peter McGraw from Macquarie University’s department of marketing and management have presented ...more
Financial institutions are facing near total decimation of their workforces unless they improve working conditions, banking and financial services recruitment firm Profusion Group CEO Rod Jones told HRR. Jones said a survey of 3000 banking sector employees found a staggering 92% were looking for other opportunities within the sector, while 78% said they would move out ...more
A redefining of “merit” is needed for Australian organisations to combat gender inequality and meet gender equity targets, senior female business leaders have told HRR. Diversity Council of Australia CEO Nareen Young said “as soon as you change the definition of merit, you’ll see diversity targets being met”. She cited Westpac’s public commitment to having ...more