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Garry Adams, leader of Mercer’s talent business, Pacific

5 steps to improving workforce productivity

Productivity metrics don’t feature heavily enough on performance scorecards and many organisations are unable to truly define, measure and track productivity at the individual level, according to a global consulting firm. As such, organisations often find it easier to use traditional outcome based-financial measures as a proxy for workforce productivity, […]

The time has come for HR to step up to the business strategy plate.

How HR can step up to the strategy plate

HR professionals need to be more confident in their ability and clear about their responsibility for proactively impacting key business areas such as organisational transformation, developing leadership and change capability, according to a global consulting firm. The changing operational nature of HR has been something both practitioners and the profession […]

Michelle Zimany, human resources director of business – ANZ at Sanofi

6 keys for getting ahead in the HR business

Aspiring HR leaders need to remain curious about their business from a commercial perspective and be open to new and effective ways of making a positive impact on the business, according to Michelle Zimany, human resources director – ANZ at Sanofi. “You need to really understand what the business issues […]

Employee flight risk

How to beat the rise in employee flight risk

Australian organisations are facing a serious business risk with nearly two-thirds of employees actively or passively looking for a new job, with a similar amount of them looking to move within the next six months, a recent research report has found. Higher remuneration is the main reason people are assessing […]