Tag: Australia


Global Hiring Intentions Mixed, but U.S. Remains Strong

Jobseekers rejoice, the job market continues to work in your favor. But for recruiters and hiring managers, the struggle to find top talent rages on. The hiring challenges are not just limited to the United State, however, as new survey findings reveal that global hiring intentions vary based on location.

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Mitigating the Effects of Absenteeism

In a previous post, we discussed the findings of the second installment of Kronos’ Global Retail Absence survey, which analyzed responses from 800 retail managers across Australia, Canada, France, Germany, the United Kingdom, and the United States.


The Vicious Cycle of Absenteeism and Employee Engagement

Even for very large companies, absenteeism among employees can be a big deal. But, for smaller organizations, where there are fewer people in a given position—perhaps only one person in a certain position—absenteeism can have a significant impact on productivity and customer service.

The Search for Leaders Might Be Too Narrow

Yesterday we began an interview with Adam Canwell, the Global Leader for EY’s leadership offering in Melbourne, Australia to discuss their recent Global Leadership Forecast survey. Today we’ll look at the rest of that interview.

Using VR for More Realistic Training

Teachers standing in front of their first class of the semester. Nurses moving to a new department and interacting with the initial patient. Firefighters learning to use new equipment. These are just a few examples of the potentially stressful situations that employees—new and seasoned—may face on the job.

Say Goodbye to the 9-to-5 Job

Adios, arrivederci, adieu. It’s time to bid the 9-to-5 job a fond farewell. Or so suggests research from ManpowerGroup, a leading global workforce solutions company.

Beyond Break-Outs: Successful Small Group Sessions for Your Next Conference

So, you’re planning a conference and looking for a great way to encourage participation from your audience. Yesterday we discussed the merits of break-out groups and how to ensure their success. But what if your group is tired of break-outs and wants something different? Here are a few ideas:

First-Aid Training … for Mental Health?

While it’s commonplace for employees to be trained in first aid or cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) in many workplaces, the concept of first responders for mental health crises is still in its infancy. Millions of workers take sick leave or paid time off each year because of mental illness, and employers face lost revenue through absenteeism, […]