- Why are you leaving? Exit survey benchmarking
Insync Surveys, a customer, board and employee survey provider, now benchmarks employees' reasons for leaving against other organisations in their database.
- Addicted to work?
It's a long time between holidays for workers in Canada. According to a study by Ipsos-Reid and Expedia, there are 41 million untaken annual leave days currently on employer ledgers, one of the biggest economy-wide deficits in the world. Researchers say the owed leave is worth US$6.3bn in total.
- Asia dominates world’s most expensive cities list
Tokyo has knocked Moscow off the top spot to become the world’s most expensive city for expatriates, according to the latest Cost of Living Survey from Mercer.
- Minimum wage decision deemed a necessary evil
The decision by the Australian Fair Pay Commission not to increase the minimum wage has been met with mixed reactions over the past week and appears to have been seen by some as a necessary evil to protect jobs.
- Manage the matrix
Leaders who can manage horizontally and across functions are typical of the world’s most admired companies.
- Lessons from Great Depression
Innovation, early cost-cutting and investment in R&D are three common strategies of companies which emerged strongly from the Great Depression and from which companies can learn today.