Tag: employee engagement

The HR priorities of 2014 include steps to ensure talent supports business growth. Source: Thinkstock

What are HR’s top 7 priorities for 2014?

Weak talent infrastructures are threatening corporate growth and impeding strategic HR support, according to a recent research report, which found that rapid intervention is needed to strengthen the rigour of current talent practices if HR is to help build the foundations for corporate growth through talent development and acquisition. As […]

Irene Frisby, HR manager for Optiver - recognised as Australia’s best place to work

Optiver’s 3 keys to talent management

There are three keys to successful talent management within Dutch-owned algorithmic trader Optiver – recognised as Australia’s best place to work, according to its HR manager Irene Frisby. Finding the right people, empowering them and giving them the freedom to do their jobs, and a commitment to employee engagement are […]

The Game Changer: How to Use the Science of Motivation With the Power of Game Design to Shift Behaviour, Shape Culture and Make Clever Happen by Dr Jason Fox

Author: Dr Jason Fox Publisher: Wiley RRP: $29.95 The Game Changer: How to Use the Science of Motivation With the Power of Game Design to Shift Behaviour, Shape Culture and Make Clever Happen is a refreshingly charismatic take on how to improve workplace motivation through the science of gamification. Readers […]

There are four hallmarks of best employers

4 keys to becoming a best employer

Understanding the impact of change, developing a cohort of engaging leaders, valuing employee contribution and engagement, and developing an attractive employment brand are four hallmarks of best employers, according to Aon Hewitt. The current rate of change in the business and economic environment is unprecedented, and Stephen Hickey, partner at […]