Australia's labour market shows resilience into 2024, with rising wages, lower job cuts, and improved recruitment strategies, signalling a robust, inclusive economic outlook and enhanced job security for workers.
Despite its reputation as a work paradise, Australia has a significant challenge: improving employees' work-life balance, mental health and productivity.
Effectively leveraging data-driven insights from performance reviews is crucial for informed decision-making in employee development.
The SMART goal framework was created to help managers become more efficient in setting and achieving project and performance goals. It also enables managers to do away with ambiguous objectives in favour of an evidence-based approach to measuring success.
As the employment landscape undergoes a profound shift from the traditional 'job for life' mentality, recruiters face challenges in identifying and securing the right candidates. How can employers overcome this hurdle?
Changes in compensation can become a sensitive topic as most employees wouldn’t have a big-picture understanding of the rate of increase. Managers must carefully craft a communication plan when salary changes are in order.
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Beware: some relations at work can lead to instances of sexual misconduct and harassment.
Australia's Senate passed a bill granting employees the right to disconnect from work communications outside paid hours to protect their personal time against unreasonable employer demands.
Smaller, unreported layoffs reveal poor management practices, affecting employee lives. Experts argue for better planning and leadership to avoid unnecessary job cuts, emphasizing transparency and long-term growth over short-term gains.