HR

Despite labeling it a priority, only 12 per cent of HR leaders feel their organisation has been effective at increasing diversity representation, according to a survey by Gartner.  Based on a global survey of 113 HR leaders conducted in April 2020, Gartner said there are three organisational barriers to the

remote working, video conference

COVID-19 has created a small window to significantly alter the nature of white collar work, according to Deloitte’s annual 2020 Global Human Capital Trends report.   The report titled, “The social enterprise at work: Paradox as a path forward,” notes that as restrictions ease and businesses plot their return to the

Australia Post

Australia Post has launched a new employment screening service – Workforce Verification – to offer employers a streamlined and efficient verification solution. Workforce Verification is a service that will conduct a range of screens, including identity, police and visa checks in one interface, making life easier for HR managers. Real-time

WithYouWithMe

Workplace tech startup WithYouWithMe (WYWM) has closed an oversubscribed growth investment round, led by Perennial Value Management and Alium Capital Management. The Australian startup will use the AU$5 million to further expand its specialised software offering, accelerate hiring and scale operations at home and abroad. It expects the second half

Bunnings Warehouse

A committed and engaged workforce is essential to deliver a winning offering in a competitive retail environment, says Michael Schneider, MD of Bunnings Warehouse. Speaking yesterday at an event hosted by Facebook for its Workplace product, Schneider outlined how the home improvement retailer approaches employee engagement. “What’s been really exciting

Cloud-based HR start-up Enboarder has closed $AU11.6 million (US$8 million) in Series A financing, led by Greycroft, which also participated in the company’s previous AU$5 million funding round. Enboarder has raised $AU17.3 million to date. New investors, Next Coast Ventures and Stage 2 Capital also participated in the round. Founded

team collaboration

Leaning on technology to improve the employee experience has led the HR team at insurance company IAG to work more closely with both IT and analytics. Speaking to Which-50 between sessions at ServiceNow’s user conference in Las Vegas this week, David Lahood, Executive Manager, Systems & Partnering at IAG, said

Organisations must find a way to address the needs of modern workers as employees grow increasingly frustrated with workplaces that expect them to work with outdated, slow and complex technology, according to Gartner. Technology now ranks in the top 10 reasons Australian employees will leave their current role, according to

Successful digital transformation initiatives must be accompanied by culture changes, says Gartner. That means CIOs responsible for digital initiatives will need to play a key role in establishing the right mindsets and practices. Gartner predicts that by 2021, CIOs will be as responsible for culture change as chief HR officers

Adobe famously open sourced its innovation program called Red Box and now it is doing the same with its approach to improving employee performance. According to the company, most US office workers participate in annual traditional performance reviews, but a large majority call the process outdated, time-consuming and stressful. Sign up