Tag: HR strategy

A 3 step plan for HR to address talent shortages

Four out of ten employers in Australia are experiencing talent shortages, yet one in five are still not pursuing strategies to address such shortages, according to a recent research report. HR is the one function with the expertise and influence to reshape their companies’ talent-base by acting decisively to ensure […]

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 […]

Gabbie Badman, HR manager at EA. Photographer: Hayden Brotchie

Playing the talent game at EA

The most important key to successful talent management involves knowing and interacting with a business’ people, according to Gabbie Badman, HR manager at global interactive entertainment software company Electronic Arts. With more than 9000 employees worldwide and net revenue of US$3.8 billion last year, Badman says it is critical to […]

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 […]

5 ways to capitalise on cultural diversity

Capitalising on an increasingly globalised workforce will lead to better functionality across all areas of the business, writes Leonie Tillman Australia is in a unique position, drawing recruitment interest from around the world due to its lifestyle, relatively stable economy and career opportunities. With its ageing population, low rates of […]