Monday, June 5, 2023

Aussie HR leaders struggling to utilize employee feedback, Qualtrics reveals

New research from Qualtrics XM Institute reveals that while many HR leaders in Australia have increased the frequency at which they capture employee feedback, they are struggling to convert these insights into meaningful action - with many leaders potentially unaware an experience gap has emerged. The majority of HR leaders (95%) surveyed say their organisation effectively uses insights from employee feedback to improve experiences.

Lenovo launches Digital Workplace Solutions to support struggling CIOs

At a time when firms are struggling to find customised tech to address their unique business requirements, Lenovo Solutions and Services Group (SSG) is launching Digital Workplace Solutions (DWS), a new managed services portfolio of intelligent tools and systems. DWS delivers work-related technology, security, efficiency, and employee satisfaction so that executives can deliver on key performance outcomes. According to research commissioned by Lenovo, nine out of ten (90%) CIOs say they are often asked to make business decisions beyond technology adoption.

AI to unleash productivity by lifting the weight of work, Microsoft report finds

The pace of work is outpacing human’s ability to keep up and ultimately impacting innovation and strategic thinking, according to a new study by Microsoft. The findings from the 2023 Australian Work Trend Index report: “Will AI fix Work?” revealed 68% of Australian workers struggle to have enough time and energy to get their work done, while two-thirds of Australian leaders say they are concerned about a lack of innovation or breakthrough ideas. 

Pay rise expectations skyrocket amid increasing costs of living, ADP reveals

Pay rise expectations have skyrocketed according to the findings of a new survey of over 1,400 Australian workers. The ADP® Research Institute’s People at Work 2023: A Global Workforce View, found that in Australia, more than half (58%) of workers are anticipating a salary increase in the next 12 months - with an additional 26% expecting a promotion. 
Anthony Reynolds, CEO, HireVue

HireVue acquires Modern Hire to help transform the global talent experience

HireVue, the global video interviewing, assessments, and text-enabled recruiting solutions firm, has acquired Modern Hire, the intelligent hiring platform. The acquisition marks a new era in hiring, providing organisations with an easier way to realise the full benefits of the most comprehensive platform for assessment, interviewing and end-to-end hiring automation.
Hyungwook Kevin Kim, Regional General Manager, Korea at Rimini Street

Rimini Street Korea earns Great Place to Work® certification again

Rimini Street, a provider of end-to-end enterprise software support, products and services, the third-party support provider for Oracle and SAP software, and a Salesforce and AWS partner, has earned the Great Place to Work Korea certification for the second straight year. The announcement builds on Rimini Street’s rich history of employer excellence recognition which includes Top Workplace USA and Great Place to Work certifications across the United States, Australia and New Zealand, EMEA and Japan, India and the United Kingdom.

Surviving the game of retention: What pop culture can teach us about employee retention

Picture this: You have spent several months, maybe even years, carefully selecting and training the perfect employee. They're the Sheldon to your Big Bang, the Chandler to your Friends or the Amy to your Brooklyn 999. And then, just as they start to hit their stride, they're gone. Poof, vanished like Arya Stark. That's right, employee turnover is the Thanos of the business world, threatening to ‘snap’ your carefully crafted team into dust.

How you can build a robust workplace culture among your hybrid workforce

We're entering a new frontier in the future of work, and it’s one that’s increasingly defined by connection. And whereas it’s clear that the workforce of today has become accustomed to the autonomy to live and work from wherever they choose with remote work, there’s certainly a trade off between communication and connection with culture and colleagues.

HCLTech taps SAP to bolster its human resources transformation

HCLTech, a global technology company, announced the expansion of its long-standing partnership with SAP to drive digital transformation for enterprises. As part of the expanded collaboration, HCLTech has become a customer of and a global strategic service partner for SAP SuccessFactors Human Experience Management Suite (SAP SuccessFactors HXM Suite).
Steven Kramer, Chief Executive Officer of WorkJam

WorkJam recognized at inaugural RetailTech Breakthrough Awards

WorkJam, the digital frontline workplace firm, has been selected as winner of the “Workforce Scheduling Solution Of The Year” award in the inaugural RetailTech Breakthrough Awards program conducted by RetailTech Breakthrough, an independent market intelligence firm that evaluates and recognizes standout retail tech companies, products and services worldwide.