- Australians long to work less; employers must embrace flexibility
New research has added weight to the old notion that Australians prefer lazy days over hard work – some 95% of Australians wish they could work less than 30 hours each week.
- Cash injection this Christmas
Australian businesses are poised to offer bonuses and pay rises, and though the resources sector is set to lead the pay-rise pack, other sectors aren’t far behind according to a new report.
- What’s driving motivation?
The landscape of employee retention is shifting worldwide, and according to new research, more workers are currently looking to leave their organisation due to a ‘what am I getting’ mindset.
- Leaders fear employee poaching
More than half of all employers believe heads of other companies are seeking to poach their top people, according to new survey data.
- Gulf between pay rise expectations
A new survey has revealed that while 35% of employees expect their salary to rise by 6% or more in their next review, just 6% of employers intend on meeting that expectation.
- Effective onboarding needed for staff retention
Employers are failing to build an effective onboarding program into standard business processes, which means they are losing the perfect opportunity to instill their values and corporate culture, and are at risk of stifling employees’ excitement and enthusiasm, according to Kelly Services Australia.