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  • Shifting mature age mindsets by

    WORKERS AGED 55 and over, particularly women, appear to be the answer to the ongoing skills and labour shortage – not generation Y – and Australian employers must consequently shift their focus from young to old to maintain productivity

  • What jobseekers really want by

    WHILE MANY employers are putting a lack of good job candidates down to factors such as record low unemployment, the current skills shortage, an ageing population or the drain of talent overseas, recent research has suggested that the problem lies with employers because they are either not listening to or do not understand what jobseekers really want

  • Private equity finds favour in Australia by

    AUSTRALIAN BUSINESSES think private equity is a force for good because it results in more focused organisations and performance-oriented remuneration, however, some Australian executives are concerned about leverage ratios in private equity buyouts and the impact this may have on cost-cutting and redundancies

  • Talent management is broken by

    MORE THAN half of senior leaders anticipate their companies’ performance will soon suffer because they don’t have the right talent in place, and while talent management is a significant priority for organisations, their efforts aren’t meeting the needs of the business

  • Work and life rolled into one by

    SEVENTY PER CENT of workers said they would continue to work in some capacity even if they won the lottery which reinforces the high value employees place on job satisfaction rather than remuneration

  • How to lead clever people by

    CLEVER PEOPLE in organisations need a special type of leadership, according to Professor Rob Goffee, an expert in organisational behaviour from London Business School

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