Year End Reporting
22 Apr 2012
In the lead up to the end of the financial year, there are always lots of activities going on – your commercial analysts are preparing next year’s budget, your operational and marketing managers are implementing initiatives using the remaining budget from this year, sales are finalising customer orders in time for revenues to be included before June 30, and the accountants are getting ready for year-end reporting. As we head into this busy period, paying attention to non-financial data, and gathering additional information about your employees and customers may pay dividends.
02 Feb 2012
Retaining employees is an escalating issue according to The Randstad World of Work Report 2011/12, which found over a third of employees surveyed in Australia intend to leave their job within 12 months. In addition, the report also found that more than twice the number intending to leave will do so for better opportunities for growth and professional development, as opposed to better remuneration.
06 Sep 2011
Whether we’re in boom or bust times, attracting the right talent for your business is not always easy. In the Manpower 2011 Talent Shortage Survey a staggering 54% of Australian businesses surveyed said they had difficulty filling vacancies because of lack of available talent.
Only 1 in 3 workers are engaged
05 Sep 2011
The recent BlessingWhite “Employee Engagement Report 2011" provides some interesting insights into the state of employee engagement, both globally and in Australia. The headline statistic is that fewer than 1 in 3 employees (31%) worldwide are engaged.
Does engagement matter?
01 Sep 2011
Engaged employees are enthusiastic, passionate and committed to their work. They enjoy what they do, are given the chance to utilise their skills and abilities and feel they are developing personally and professionally. Their interests are aligned with the organisations, and they understand how their work contributes to the company’s overall success and are prepared to go the extra mile to help the company achieve its objectives. So does engagement really matter?