Did you know that staff who bring their pets to the office experience a drop in stress levels of around 11 percent? So if you’d like to explore how to make your office pet-friendly, here’s the story of how one Australian NFP organisation did it to staff acclaim.
A simple survey will tell you how staff feel about your organisation. But how do you want them to feel? And what can you do to create that change?
Over breakfast on 15 June in Brisbane and on 17 June in Sydney, EthicalJobs.com.au is proudly presenting ‘story activist’ Moya Sayer-Jones, who’ll be discussing how your organisation can identify and use stories to engage, inspire and retain your best people.
Did you know that up to 70 percent of organisational change initiatives fail?
A new guide to change management can help ensure yours isn’t one of them.
Australian workplaces are facing the most significant demographic shift in modern human history. In 1990, just 15.9 percent of the Australian population was aged over 55. Today, that figure sits at one in four – which looks set to increase even further to around one in three within the next decade. But are we ready?
Did you know median staff turnover for NFPs in Victoria is as low as 16 percent per year? That means half of all NFPs record turnover of 15 percent or less. How does your organisation measure up?
Saying goodbye to great staff is never easy. And when the person leaving has ‘deep smarts’ – that is, mission-critical, experienced-based knowledge – it can be a particularly difficult blow.
With the holiday season now fading to a distant memory, your organisation is likely well into the swing of work for 2016.
But it’s easy to slip straight back into the way you were doing things last year, and probably the years before, too.
In our last post, we revealed why an Employee Value Proposition, or EVP, should be a vital component in shaping your organisation’s HR policies.
In case you missed it, an EVP is the unique characteristics and benefits your organisation provides to staff in exchange for their skills, time and expertise.
It’s fair to say that most people working in the NFP sector aren’t primarily motivated by money. So what do staff get out of working at your organisation? Enter the Employee Value Proposition, or EVP – recognised as an effective way to answer this question.
Having a difficult conversation in the workplace can be, well, difficult. Giving criticism is hard – and so is receiving it. As a result, the conversations that need to be had the most often go unspoken, leaving problems and grievances unaddressed and ultimately causing issues like reduced productivity and low morale.