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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, […]

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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, […]

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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 […]

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Tips for managing a remote workforce

Some employees will have most of the equipment required, but is it fit for purpose? For example, a home router comes configured for domestic use and may have unchanged, out-of-the-box default settings. Such equipment may pose a risk to data security and remote workers must take appropriate steps to mitigate […]