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  • October 9 2019 Finding the ‘sweet-spot’ in process automation

    When an organisation embarks on a process automation journey, a fundamental question quickly arises: exactly where do you start? With hundreds (or even thousands) of processes already in place, the idea of automating them can seem rather daunting. Another challenge stems from the fact that all the existing processes might not be working as effectively Read More…

  • October 4 2019 How creating an inclusive workplace can boost the business bottom line

    While the inclusive workplace has been on the boardroom agenda for years, it is now widely accepted that the business world must continue to place even greater efforts in fostering a culture of diversity in order to deliver business performance, employee wellbeing and build a fair society. However, putting this into practice remains elusive for Read More…

  • October 3 2019 How to foster mental wellbeing in your startup

    A startup can be an exciting place to work, but with the combination of long work hours and an uncertain future, the emotional rollercoaster of working in a high pressure environment can be tolling. It’s therefore important that founders take a proactive approach to mental health to ensure that they and their staff are both physically Read More…

  • September 27 2019 90% of businesses say employee legislation is confusing or contradictory

    New research from the Australian Payroll Association has found that more than 9 in 10 organisations find government legislation or employee awards difficult to interpret, with most agreeing that many of these clauses need to be revised or made simpler. The finding was derived from a survey of 520 payroll managers across a mix of large Read More…

  • September 24 2019 CEO turnover reaches three year high: Study

    New research from specialised recruiter Robert Half, published in the 2019 CEO Tracker shows increased movement in the ASX 200, with CEO turnover hitting a three year high of 22%. The third iteration of the annual study, which identifies the background and experience of current ASX 200 CEOs, also shows that while these CEOs are still overwhelmingly male (94%), Read More…

  • September 16 2019 Put away the beanbags – the simple secrets behind thriving company culture

    Across Australia, workplace culture has become the number one driver for business performance and attracting staff. In fact, Forbes recently reported that the majority of the global workforce (94% of executives and 88% of employees) believe that a distinct corporate culture is vital to corporate success. Contrary to the media’s obsession with ‘top-down’ change, this Read More…

  • September 11 2019 Why Konica Minolta chose to introduce a new parental leave policy

    Konica Minolta Australia, market-leading provider of integrated solutions and managed services, has announced its new parental leave policy aimed at creating a more equal and supportive environment for all parents in the workplace. The policy takes several steps to achieve gender equality, recognising that both parents have an active and essential role in their children’s Read More…

  • September 10 2019 How-to guide: Successful onboarding

    Recently Dynamic Business attended Gartner’s ReImagine HR event in Sydney, where Silk Road Technology presented insights on the importance of successful onboarding for attracting and retaining talent. The research included in the talk also demonstrated the cost implications for a business or organisation that doesn’t have a good onboarding process in place. Silk Road Technology Read More…

  • September 6 2019 The evidence-based pathway to becoming an Australian corporate leader

    The pathways to success for Australia’s top 50 ASX-listed CEOs have been revealed for the first time, in the most detailed examination of who our corporate leaders are, and how the community ranks their performance. University choice, country of birth, average age, international experience, undergraduate degree, social media use and whether the CEOs were promoted Read More…

  • August 26 2019 What your employees really think about AI

    Recently, Dynamic Business attended the 2-day Gartner ReImagine HR event to hear the new trends, reports and insights from HR industry leaders and share them with our readers. HR leaders from all over Australia came together to uncover and discuss the latest HR and leadership trends, best practice, challenges and opportunities. One of those discussions was from Jonathan Read More…

  • August 23 2019 Staff reward schemes play an important role in building loyalty

    Retaining experienced and key staff is a core focus of many small businesses. An increasingly mobile workforce means taking a “job for life” is rare. The national average tenure in a job nowadays is three years and four months according to the Commonwealth figures, while a 2019 Deloitte survey out of the US suggests 49% Read More…

  • August 23 2019 How balanced is your organisation?

    We’re often reminded about the importance of balance – work/life balance, a balanced diet, a balanced exercise routine. And while not all of us want to round out the day in downward dog, being in balance is a human necessity. Too much of anything is simply not good for us. While organisations are waking up Read More…

  • August 20 2019 The Australian workplace of the future: Research shows pathway for office success

    The nature of work is changing. Employees are demanding smarter, more collaborative environments, flexibility and digital rich workspaces. Unfortunately, many businesses get it wrong, delivering environments that frustrate, confuse and distract staff. However, there’s a group of leading, highly productive Australian companies that have successfully transformed their offices into modern digital workplaces. A new independent Read More…

  • August 15 2019 The 2019 Australian salary report: Seek

    SEEK has released its bi-annual data on Aussie salaries. Despite the slowdown in job ads, the average advertised salary across Australia is on the rise and up 3.5% in comparison to last year. In a SEEK consumer survey of over 2,000 candidates, 66% of candidates agree that salaries within workplaces should be more widely known and transparent. Read More…

  • August 15 2019 Women tend to apply for lower-paying jobs than men: SEEK report

    In the latest, SEEK has released its bi-annual data on Aussie salaries.  As well as showing the gender differences, the report showed insights on job salaries advertised and is broken down by nation generally and state, which is detailed here. The report found that overall 57% of candidates are satisfied with their pay. However, when Read More…