Monday, December 5, 2022

Casual staffing platform Sidekicker reveals record numbers of sign ups

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With Aussies feeling the pinch due to inflation and the rising cost of living, more people are looking for side jobs. According to Sidekicker - ANZ's temporary and casual staffing platform that is creating better outcomes for businesses and workers – its platform has experienced an uptick in demand, with weekly worker sign-ups hitting an all-time high in recent months.

Here’s what today’s leaders can learn from Gen-Z: Empathy with an E

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Gen Z is entitled. Lazy. Self-obsessed. I'm sure you've heard it before. Many baby boomers and people in leadership positions have said it. But is it true? It's no secret that the world is changing faster than ever before. Each generation brings its unique set of challenges and opportunities, and we are seeing the rise of Gen Z – those born between 1997 and 2012.

Two in four Australian employees are burned out at their current jobs

UserTesting, a video-based human insight, conducted a survey to study the effects of employee burnout in Australia. As per the survey findings, 2 out of 4 Aussie employees are burned out at their job roles. 90% of the Aussie workforce stated workload as the major factor of their burnout whereas 20% stated monotony to be the prime cause of their stress. 

FPT Software ranked best workplace in Asia, welcomes 2000th employee

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The “Best Workplaces in Asia”, ranked by Great Place To Work® extended FPT Software’s long list of achievements in building a successful work environment. The information technology company was recognized for its positive corporate culture, based on authentic care and support for its people, from physical safety to psychological and emotional wellness.

Aussie jobseekers can soon swipe right into a new career with Getahead

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Called Getahead, the new jobs app allows jobseekers and employers to swipe right on each other and, if matched, the app connects them, unlocking the ability to private message or interview directly on the app. Removing the need for cover letters and resumes, not only does the app save both parties a lot of time and stress, but users can also be as creative as they like with the ability to set up a bespoke profile, much like dating apps Tinder and Hinge.

How ergonomic furniture boosts employee productivity and retention

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As more Aussies return to offices, it is important to understand the benefits of ergonomics and its role in ensuring offices are safe, comfortable and productive working environments. Many people are not office fit, and this is going to cause a lot of health issues for workers as they return to the office unless they ensure their workspaces are well set up and supportive.

Research reveals recipe for business success and employee engagement

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As Aussie businesses grapple with staff burnout and increasing talent mobility, research from The Access Group reveals the key to boosting staff engagement is a workplace that is truly autonomous, prioritises staff wellbeing and meaningful contributions to the community. 

Aussie start-up Referall casts talent marketplace to solve talent shortage

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Aussie start-up Referall has launched a digital talent marketplace to unlock and amplify the value of referral networks—bringing high-quality candidates to the forefront of the right job opportunities. Referall shakes up traditional recruitment methods by financially rewarding successful endorsements with a referral fee, or job-seeker candidates with a signing bonus.

People2.0 acquires HR consulting and EOR services provider Husys

People2.0, the global employer of record (EOR) and agent of record (AOR) services platform, announced today that it has acquired Husys, an India-based end-to-end HR consulting and EOR services provider. The transaction marks People2.0’s fifth acquisition in the past year as it continues to expand its footprint and suite of employer of record (EOR) and AOR services.

More apprentices and trainees than ever but skills shortages still severe

Australian businesses are experiencing ongoing skills shortages, despite the number of apprentices reaching an all-time high. According to the National Centre for Vocational Education Research (NCVER), apprentices and trainees have increased by 17% from 2021.