Wednesday, July 6, 2022

Workplace pre-announces WhatsApp alliance as Great Resignation looms

Workplace from Meta released Deskless not Voiceless: The 2021 Frontline Barometer --revealing almost half (43%) of Australian frontline workers are planning to find roles with better perks and growth in 2022 or move out of the frontline workforce entirely (46%).

Aternity’s global hybrid work survey reveals that working will remain hybrid

Riverbed | Aternity today announced that 88 per cent of Australian business and IT decision makers believe that at least one quarter of their workforce will remain hybrid post-pandemic, according to the results of the Riverbed | Aternity Hybrid Work Global Survey 2021. In addition, 55 per cent believe that at least half of their workforce will remain hybrid in the future.

Global training platform Go1 partners with Adobe to enhance personalised corporate learning experiences

Go1, the corporate education content hub for on-demand training and resources has announced a global partnership with Adobe to equip Adobe Captivate Prime learning management system users with Go1’s extensive workplace learning online library.

Globalization Partners raises $200 million to fund continued growth

Globalization Partners, is the leading global employment platform that simplifies remote team building by making it fast and easy for companies to hire anyone, anywhere, within minutes. They announced that it has received a $200 million investment from Vista Credit Partners (“VCP”), a subsidiary of Vista Equity Partners (“Vista”) and strategic credit and financing partner focused on the enterprise software, data and technology markets.

We Are Unity tells businesses to act now or risk being left behind

Culture consultancy We Are Unity has released new data designed to help businesses take action to ensure their organisations are not left behind as the workplace faces rapid changes.

Australian job opportunities continue on a rising trend post pandemic

“There were 289,000 job vacancies in February 2021, 61,000 more than a year earlier. This reflected the pace of recovery in labour demand over the second half of 2020 and early 2021, and labour shortages in some industries.” Mr Jarvis said.
Australian workers say they can't be "their true self" at work - Indeed

Australian workers say they can’t be “their true self” at work – Indeed

A new Indeed report has found that​ almost half (46%) of workers in Australia claim that they either some, or all of the time, feel unable to be their true self at work​ showing there’s still work to be done in ensuring workplaces are truly diverse and inclusive to all.

Work about work is hampering company agility, says new study

Asana, Inc., a work management platform, released its annual Anatomy of Work Index, an in-depth analysis into how people spend time at work. While hybrid and remote work trends have afforded greater flexibility for employees, the majority of their day, 58%, is still being lost to work coordination rather than the skilled, strategic jobs they’ve been hired to do.

Disruptors Co and SIRA are making mental health recovery at work, work

Grant funding of up to $50,000 plus business and industry support and mentoring available for mentally healthy workplace innovations

The biggest software risk is the one you don’t even know you’re taking

We’ve all seen the long list of big names called out for underpaying workers, from celebrity chefs to the country’s biggest employers  such as Qantas, Coles, Woolworths, NAB, CBA, Super Retail, the AB, and even – allegedly – some of our biggest law firms1. It’s a problem affecting remuneration from hiring to retiring. PwC estimates underpayment affects 13% of the Aussie workforce and Industry Super Australia found bosses failed to pay three million employees, nearly $5bn in employer super contributions in 2018-193.