Thursday, 21 July 2016

accelerate your workforce with an F1 approach

Tags: Attraction & Retention, Leadership, Productivity & Performance, Recruitment Advice, Talent Resources, Workforce Insights, Workforce Planning

Run laps around competitors with these three best practices What does high performance mean to you? If you’re a fan of Formula One racing, it’s a combination of the engineering of the car, the skill of the driver, and the proficient ... read more

Thursday, 30 June 2016

how to attract talent in the new age of media we live in

Tags: Attraction & Retention, Employer Branding, Flexibility & Labour Mobility, Hiring Intentions, Human Resources, Jobs Candidates, Recruitment Advice, Social Recruiting

In the new age of media we live in today, things are moving at an ever faster pace, and we’re effectively contactable 24/7, 7 days a week. The knock-on effect of this is that the ways in which we communicate nowadays are very ... read more

Monday, 4 April 2016

embracing diversity in the workplace

Tags: Attraction & Retention, Employer Branding, Human Resources, Recruitment Advice, Workforce Insights, Workmonitor

In our ever-changing world, diversity in the workplace is the new reality; and with this comes an exciting opportunity to embrace new ideas and different ways of thinking. Essentially diversity in the workplace means having employees from a wide ... read more

Tuesday, 29 December 2015

the hottest skills and trends in recruitment for 2016

Tags: Attraction & Retention, Employer Branding, Hiring Intentions, Jobs & the Economy, Recruitment Advice, Workforce Insights

The new year is always an excellent time to establish your talent priorities for the coming 12 months, and take a look at trends in staffing and recruiting that will be relevant for your organisation so that you can plan ... read more

Monday, 3 November 2014

celebrations key to workforce satisfaction

Tags: Attraction & Retention, Flexibility & Labour Mobility, Productivity & Performance, Recruitment Advice, Talent Resources, Workforce Insights

Melbourne Cup is an important day for Kiwis but it can have an impact on productivity, there are plenty of positives though. Here are some Randstad tips on how to ensure employees have a great Melbourne Cup day! read more

Saturday, 12 July 2014

why increasing the pension age is a business issue

Tags: Jobs & the Economy, Productivity & Performance, Recruitment Advice

Recently we have heard a lot of debate about the merits of lifting the Australian pension age. An age that was set in the early 20th century when most workers were not expected to live long enough to collect their pension. However, now as we are ... read more

Saturday, 12 July 2014

thought piece: the looming war for technology talent

Tags: Attraction & Retention, Jobs & the Economy, Recruitment Advice, Workforce Planning

Excerpt of thought piece, written by Mark Godfrey, Business Manager, Randstad Technology: The emergence of digital payments as a replacement for cash or cheques is upon us. Payments as a service, is facilitating growth in the ... read more

Saturday, 12 July 2014

Williams F1 knows the value of onboarding new talent

Tags: Leadership, Recruitment Advice, Talent Resources, Workforce Insights, Workforce Planning

Steve Shepherd, Group Director, Randstad As the 2014 Grand Prix season edges closer, there are some important lessons to learn, particularly from this year’s new Williams F1 racing team. As Williams welcomes Brazilian F1 racing champion ... read more

Saturday, 12 July 2014

Australians more worried about workforce productivity than Asia-Pacific neighbours

Tags: Flexibility & Labour Mobility, Productivity & Performance, Recruitment Advice, Workforce Planning, World of Work Report

Battle looming within region to keep employees on home soil Falling productivity and workplace performance is still the number one issue keeping Australian business leaders up at night, with a quarter noting it as their major concern, and over half ... read more

Saturday, 12 July 2014

is the CV dead?

Tags: Jobs & the Economy, Recruitment Advice, Social Recruiting, Talent Resources

Although social media is changing the recruitment process, the curriculum vitae is evolving rather than dying out. Go back a few years and the occasional use of colored type was about as racy and outlandish as a CV got. Now we have any number of ... read more

Saturday, 12 July 2014

bridging the gap between diversity & talent management

Tags: Attraction & Retention, Jobs & the Economy, Leadership, Recruitment Advice

In today’s rapidly changing economy, understanding diversity and its impact on talent management is essential for success on a global platform. Companies thriving in this area exhibit readiness to promote diversity in the ... read more

Saturday, 12 July 2014

10 talent strategy game-changers for 2014

Tags: Attraction & Retention, Employer Branding, Jobs Candidates, Productivity & Performance, Recruitment Advice, World of Work Report

According to the Randstad World of Work Report 2013/14, refining your skills and expertise in the following game-changing areas will help you drive future business success: 1. Plan ahead: With skilled talent shortages set to persist, better ... read more

Saturday, 12 July 2014

10 non-monetary incentives for staff

Tags: Attraction & Retention, Employer Branding, Jobs Candidates, Productivity & Performance, Recruitment Advice

Statistics from the latest Randstad Award employer branding research has found that the top motivator for employees in Australia has moved from job security last year to seeking a more competitive salary package in 2013. But in our current ... read more

Saturday, 12 July 2014

game-changing trends in the modern economy

Tags: Jobs & the Economy, Recruitment Advice, Workforce Insights

Stephen Koukoulas recently spoke at a ‘Shaping the world of work breakfast series’ around Australia, hosted by recruitment & HR services specialists, Randstad. In this exclusive whitepaper Steven wrote for Randstad, he discusses the ... read more

Saturday, 12 July 2014

the 10 rules of new talent strategy

Tags: Recruitment Advice, Talent Resources, World of Work Report

While much has been written about differing leadership styles among the generations, our findings show many areas of agreement and a few key differences — particularly when it comes to views about flexible work, adaptability and technology. It ... read more

Thursday, 10 July 2014

why happiness is good for business

Tags: Recruitment Advice, Talent Resources, Workplace Health & Safety

It’s official: happiness is good for your career, and your career can make you happy. In today’s business world, driven by competitive advantage, success and wealth, happiness can easily be relegated to a wishful ... read more

Thursday, 10 July 2014

do you use contingent labour supply for competitive advantage?

Tags: Attraction & Retention, Jobs & the Economy, Recruitment Advice, Workforce Planning

Employers today need fast, reliable access to high-quality skills to drive innovation and fill critical workforce gaps on demand. Contingent labour — whether in the form of temporary and casual employees, or freelancers and independent ... read more

Thursday, 10 July 2014

dealing with restructure - a how to guide for managers & employees

Tags: Recruitment Advice, Talent Resources

Dealing with restructuring is never easy, but can be part of any business during their life cycle — due to circumstances such as loss in business, a directive from global head office, new management or the merging of two or more ... read more

Thursday, 10 July 2014

5 ways to isolate talent

Tags: Attraction & Retention, Productivity & Performance, Recruitment Advice, Talent Resources, Workforce Insights

Recent research suggests that the number one human capital challenge facing Australian business leaders is increasing workforce performance and productivity. It’s no wonder given they are under the constant threat of restructures, operate in a ... read more