The #1 Thing That Gets in the Way of Flexible Work


LinkedIn recently published its “2019 Global Talent Trends” report, which identified what it calls “the 4 trends transforming your workplace”. They compiled this report based on surveying over 5,000 talent professionals across 35 countries, and also incorporated vast amounts...

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Are You Ready for Generation Z In Your Workplace?


Generation Z – the “dot com kids” – are people born between 1995 and 2009. They are the largest generation ever, make up 20% of Australia’s population, and 2 billion people worldwide. By 2025, they will make up 27% of our workforce. Are YOU ready for them in your workplace? Here are 10 th...

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People and Machines: Better Together – Artificial Intelligence in the Workplace


There’s a lot of talk now about Artificial Intelligence (AI) in the workplace. But as much as we hear about “robots coming for your jobs”, the reality is that the best workplaces will have people and machines working together. Employer demand for AI in the workplace has more than ...

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Are You Flexible Enough for Flexible Work?


The best people want more flexibility in their working hours – as research shows: 81% of employees want to be trusted when, where and how they work (Sage People) 35% of people are choosing freelance work (Forbes) 47% of Australian workers would accept a pay cut for more flexible working hour...

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Talent Magnet: 4 Trends To Future-Proof Your Workplace


As a futurist, I’m always looking at the trends affecting workplaces and organisations, and I’ve noticed an interesting trend over the last 8-10 years. A decade ago, we were in the early stages of the technology explosion – with social media, smartphones, and the first discussions...

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To Attract Top Talent, Create a Shared Journey


When a small, New York City-based organisation advertised for a graphic designer to join its 70-person staff, over 500 people applied. When they later advertised for a receptionist, they had almost twice as many applications. This organisation wasn’t offering above-average salaries, lucrative sto...

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The Top 10 Skills for Australian Workplaces


In their report “The Future of Jobs 2018”, the World Economic Forum identified the top 10 skills we need for Australian workplaces to be fit for the future. How does YOUR workplace stack up? ...

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Are You Building The Best Workplace on Earth?


There’s a war for talent, and the best people can choose where they work. Are you creating the sort of workplace that will attract and keep them? ...

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The Best Workplace on Earth


We all know the workplace of the future will be very different from the workplace of today. It’s more than just technology and automation – it’s about the environment you create for attracting the smart, talented, savvy people with the skills we need for future-proofing our orga...

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Are You Flexible Enough for Flexible Work?


The Fair Work Commission recently added a new rule about flexible work in Australia that tips the scales in favour of employees. In a nutshell, if an employee wants more flexible working hours, their boss can’t automatically refuse it.

Even if this ruling won’t apply to you, it should be ...

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