- Incorporate fun into the bottom line
While it’s commonly accepted that having a sense of humour is a desirable attribute of a candidate, workplace humour is a concept relegated to Friday afternoons in many organisations.
- Volatility calls for organisational readiness
Despite the near-constant state of market volatility, many businesses are not making the right adjustments to their management strategies – and some leaders are saying it’s time to accept there is no ‘normal’ state of play.
- Too much work and not enough money
New survey results have shown employees are increasingly stressed, and regularly lose sleep over their workload and money-related concerns.
- Only half-way there: LGBT still uncomfortable at work
While Australia has come a long way in recognising the rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people (LGBT), the Diversity Council of Australia (DCA) has reported that many still face prejudice at work.
- Master of disguise: Economic strength masks productivity slump
New research has suggested that Australia’s two-speed economy could be masking a productivity slump rife within small businesses.
- The workplace of 2021
Ten years from now the Australian workplace will be characterised by choice, excitement, flexibility, freedom and trust – or at least that’s the dream, according to a panel of leaders from top ICT companies.