Best employee benefits to retain your workforce

Employee benefits, when implemented properly, are among the most effective ways to motivate staff and bring out the best in your people. Staff will eventually leave if they’re not valued or treated fairly. Companies that want to invest in their workers can use perks, such as flexible working arrangements and salary packaging, to show recognition… Continue reading Best employee benefits to retain your workforce

How to run a successful meeting

Meetings are a powerful tool that are widely misunderstood. Given the frustration most people feel when their time is wasted, gaining a reputation for running efficient and successful meetings is good for you and your career. Running a successful meeting is more than sending out a notice that your team is to meet at a… Continue reading How to run a successful meeting

Why more employers are financing MBAs

As the war for employee talent heats up, more and more companies are funding graduate management education for their brightest and most senior employees. The main reason for organisations taking this approach is to reduce staff turnover and strategically invest in both the employee and the company. Today, between one-in-five and one-in-ten students at some… Continue reading Why more employers are financing MBAs

The ABC named Australia’s most attractive employer

The ABC has taken top spot on a list of Australia’s most attractive employers, going one better than its second place finish last year.

The right way to engage high potential employees

Organisations need strong performers, working smarter and more productively, with competent leadership who will engage and motivate them to meet growth goals. Here are some strategies to keep your high potentials engaged, and with you for a long time.

Why ‘no worries’ isn’t the way to approach engagement

Australia really is the Lucky Country, but local businesses need to seize the benefits of the boom by supporting innovation, growing their skilled workforces, attracting investment and increasing productivity. All these goals require a workplace where employees are engaged and motivated – but, engagement doesn’t always sit well with our national persona.