A leadership program that helps managers and teams to overcome the "intangible barrier" of unconscious bias is a fundamental component of National Australia Bank's gender-equity strategy, says its head of group diversity and inclusion Neil Cockroft.
Every organisation should evaluate and challenge individual elements of its recruitment process to ensure the whole system remains as effective as possible, says Australian Public Service Commission area director, Anne-Maree Grew.
This generation understands more than any other the ability of social media and technology to be a powerful tool in day-to-day business, from sourcing information to creating a following. With their adaptable nature and willingness to try anything once, Gen Yers are at the forefront of innovation, turning traditional business operations on their head...
In addition to the structure of your website, the composition of the job advertisement greatly impacts whether or not a candidate decides to apply. In order to increase the probability of an applicant clicking "Apply Now", pay attention to the impression given by your position descriptions.
Day-to-day performance discussions do not usually warrant the offer of a support person, but if it's possible the matter will escalate, it's safer to err on the side of caution, says Macpherson+Kelley Lawyers principal Andrew Douglas.
As the demographic of the workforce shifts, and an increasing number of younger workers take up positions of authority over older workers, equipping new managers to earn the respect of their subordinates is essential, says Learning Seat general manager Tim Legge.