Tag: employee engagement

There are 5 elements to creating an irresistible organisation and address employee disengagement before it becomes a problem. Source: Thinkstock

5 steps to building an irresistible organisation

There are five elements to creating a work environment that attracts, excites and engages younger, ambitious and highly talented people, writes Josh Bersin Businesses have gone through tremendous stress over the past few years… and so has the workforce. The Deloitte Global Human Capital Trends 2014 report shows that as […]

HR professionals can harness the power of gamification for business benefit

What HR needs to know about gamification

To harness the power of gamification, HR leaders need to create optional, low-pressure fun so compelling that employees can’t resist participating, writes Richard Landers If you’ve been anywhere even vaguely in the vicinity of a HR technologist lately, you’ve heard the term “gamification”. Gamification has been touted as the solution […]

Peter Horgan, CEO of OMD

OMD’s 3 keys to become an employer of choice

Clear communication, investing in staff development and a culture of sustainable innovation are three keys that have led OMD to become recognised as an employer of choice for four years in a row, according to the communication agency’s CEO, Peter Horgan. The initial drive to become a better employer started […]

The University of Melbourne's professor Bill Harley is looking improve the manager link to productivity

How to improve the managerial link to productivity

Debates around productivity improvement are largely inconsequential unless organisations can find and implement innovative ways to build management capabilities and encourage effective people management, according to The University of Melbourne. “Centralised HR functions can put in place policies and procedures to encourage good practice, but we know that to be […]

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 […]