Author: Craig Donaldson

skills and productivity

How to improve skills and boost productivity

While some firms undertake workforce planning and development in an effective and sophisticated way, there are many others which don’t, according to the head of Australia’s peak skills advisory body. “All of our forecasting shows that we will need more skills and higher level skills,” said Robin Shreeve, CEO of […]

Salesforce

Salesforce’s 3 keys to becoming an employer of choice

“We were recently recognised for the third year running by Forbes magazine as the world’s most innovative company. This means that our people are constantly learning, innovating, contributing and genuinely changing the world for our customers through our market-leading products”, states Salesforce APAC Director of Recruiting Mike Hulse. Three key […]

Myopic organisations missing talent opportunities

A predisposition among Australian employers toward an ‘ideal worker’ profile puts organisations at risk of missing out on ‘quality’ local talents and opportunities to build loyalty, a diverse culture and boost productivity. A recent research report found that both employees and decision-makers believe that being male and perpetually available with […]

How to boost performance through technology

HR functions need to keep up-to-speed with mobility strategies to help workforces become more productive and competitive, as advances in technology change the way organisations operate and communicate. Mobility strategies are fast becoming an area which can help enable businesses to improve competitive edges in cost-efficiency and boost productivity, according […]

There is a high level of dissatisfaction with traditional performance talent management

Talent Management as a key focus for HR leaders

HR leaders across the Asia Pacific are focusing on talent management, using multiple channels to source talent and implementing a range of staff incentives in an effort to attract exceptional professionals to their business. A recent research report found that 57 per cent of HR leaders across Australia and New […]