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HR struggles with big data

HR professionals should seriously examine the relevance and potential limitations of big data when it comes to the HR function, according to an expert in HR technology and strategy. “Big data is one of the more over hyped things in the world right now,” said Jason Averbook, CEO and cofounder […]

4 proven policies to boost retention rates

Investing in flexible IT policies could save large companies up to $350,000, and small businesses $22,000, on hiring costs each year, according to research It found that flexible IT policies, such as allowing staff to bring their own devices to work, to work from home, and to use social media, […]

Influencer: The New Science of Leading Change by Kerry Patterson, Joseph Grenny, David Maxfield, Ron McMillan & Al Switzler

Authors: Kerry Patterson, Joseph Grenny, David Maxfield, Ron McMillan & Al Switzler Publisher: McGraw Hill Educational RRP: $21.95 This revised and updated second edition of Influencer: The New Science of Leading Change targets one primary aspect of people: their behaviour. Designed as a guide for leaders in understanding their roles […]

Creative employee benefits can have a positive effect on the bottom line. Photo by rawpixel on Unsplash

What benefits impact an organisation’s bottom line?

Australian employers are becoming more creative and innovative with employee benefits in order to decrease staff turnover and increase employee morale; in a cost constrained environment and when the average amount of hours worked per week have increased. A recent report found that more companies have reported an increased number […]

5 steps to building an entrepreneurial culture

Big businesses could drive economic growth and help their employees adopt entrepreneurial behaviours that foster innovation and growth by encouraging a culture of “intrapreneurialism” The buzzword “intrapreneurs” was coined in the 1980s by management consultant Gifford Pinchot and is often used by organisations that recognise the need for new and […]