Did you know that young people in Australia are more than twice as likely to be unemployed as the general population? According to recent figures, those aged between 15-24 had an unemployment rate of 11.6%, as compared to the general population of just 5.4%. Across the world, young people are three times more likely to be unemployed than adults, so as World Youth Skills Day approaches on 15 July, we thought it was the perfect time to share our ideas on how employers can help young job-seekers enter the workforce. … keep reading

3, 2, 1…Happy New (Financial) Year! Yes, it’s that time of year again! The new financial year is a great time to check in with your personal and business goals, to assess if you’re on track, or if perhaps you need to ramp-up or re-evaluate the way you’re doing things. When it comes to your workplace, we’ve got a few ideas for your mid-year, workplace resolutions. … keep reading

There’s a growing opinion amongst younger generations, that working in a 9-5 job, with the same company until retirement and pensions, is not a dream of theirs, that is shared by their parents and grandparents.

Instead, moving through various roles and multiple career paths is the norm. Roles that provide meaning and purpose, plus time to enjoy the extra-circular activities they love, or looking after growing families, are relished and revered. Workplace flexibility provisions can become a great recruitment tool, engagement booster and overall productivity improvement model. … keep reading

One of the best things about this time of year, is that it gives us, as business owners and managers an opportunity to reflect on our achievements and opportunities for growth. Taking the time to acknowledge these moments makes creating strategies and setting goals for 2018 much easier! These 20 questions will help you to identify what needs to be a priority.