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Productivity: a missed opportunity for HR?

HR is missing a significant opportunity by not getting involved in the ownership of productivity-related drivers within organisations, according to a leading expert in workforce planning and analytics. “When we talk about workforce productivity, the interesting thing is HR people don’t really feel like that’s their job,” said Jeff Higgins, […]

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 […]

Myopic organisations missing talent opportunities

A predisposition among Australian employers toward an ‘ideal worker’ profile puts organisations at risk of missing out on ‘hidden’ 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 enhanced productivity, according […]