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What would a new Talent Strategy look like to you in today’s market?

What would a new Talent Strategy look like to you in today’s market?

What issues do you face?

Western Australian Companies face a unique set of pressures in the business environment today and the mining sector is not immune to these.

The fast pace of change is wide and varied. Companies have little control over the pace and can spend time and money investing in areas that are not core to their business function and offer little return on the investment.

‘Demystifying’ the Job Market and the Impact of Millennial’s

‘Demystifying’ the Job Market and the Impact of Millennial’s

Today’s job market is highly complex and always fluctuating - which means keeping up with current trends can be vital to the success of your organisation.

This article aims to ‘demystify’ some of the myths surrounding the job market and labour hire industry, thus making it easier and simpler to recruit the staff you need.

How to Encourage Managers to Communicate Change

How to Encourage Managers to Communicate Change

Open and honest communication between management and staff is of course, crucial when communicating change. However, when implementing this change management, there are some very different challenges involved for the leader than for the rest of the team.

Why we need dignity in the workplace more than ever

Why we need dignity in the workplace more than ever

Maintaining dignity and self-esteem in the workplace is hugely important for employees. However, sometimes progressing smoothly and with self-respect in your chosen career is not always as easy as you might think. There can be many pitfalls and obstacles along the way; and this is why both retaining and improving your self-esteem and dignity is so high on the agenda for many employees.

How to Improve Your Concentration at Work

How to Improve Your Concentration at Work

Everyone has times when they lack their usual focus - and the distractions seem to mount up around them. Fortunately, improving your concentration at work can be made much easier by adopting some or all of the following tips. As the author of Hack Your Brain, Elie Venezky says: the key to improving your concentration at work is to change the way you view it.

Make the Most of Your High-Performing Talent

Make the Most of Your High-Performing Talent

Talent management is crucial for the success of your business.

So how can you apply the best talent management processes to your company - and make the most of your high-performing talent? The international SAP Success Factors HR Software Group recommends implementing a strategic talent management plan that enables organisations to become ‘proactive’ rather than ‘reactive’.

As part of the plan, leaders are encouraged to identify the most important skills for their employees: concentrating mainly on key developmental areas.

Continuous Performance Management Drives Organisational Change

Continuous Performance Management Drives Organisational Change

Annual Performance Reviews have long been an integral part of Human Resource operations. However, many of today’s organisations are now ditching the Annual Performance Reviews in favour of Continuous Performance Management (CPM). This is because CPM is regarded as more effective by many organisations as it allows them to assess employee performance on a weekly, fortnightly or monthly basis.

How to Attract and Retain Top Talent – Some Tips

How to Attract and Retain Top Talent – Some Tips

At a time when the bottom line is becoming top priority - the importance of both attracting and retaining top talent cannot be overstated. And research has shown one of the best ways to do this is to ensure your organisation’s leaders are performing at their peak, and with optimum efficiency.

Tips to Prevent Heat Fatigue at Work

Tips to Prevent Heat Fatigue at Work

Dealing with excessive heat is a fact of life for many workers – especially in Western Australia where hot workplaces are commonplace. And with summer approaching, it is even more important workers are aware of the pitfalls of working in hot conditions.

Working Safely at Heights – Some Helpful Tips

Working Safely at Heights – Some Helpful Tips

Working at heights poses numerous dangers, and is responsible for many serious and fatal injuries every year. In WA, many workers are exposed to heights every day, whether working from ladders, scaffolds and platforms, on roofs, over tanks and pits, or on vehicles or trailers.