A new year – and hopefully a summer break – provides a great opportunity to reflect on the year that has been, as well as the year to come.
Looking ahead, the EthicalJobs.com.au team sees some evolving priorities for people and culture leaders at Australian Not-for-Profit organisations. Here’s a look at the top 5 trends we believe should gain your attention in 2019 as well as some tips to address them.
The new year is always a great time to start afresh, reevaluate the way you do things and set yourself up for success at work. That’s especially true when you work in the NFP sector, where (given the seriousness of what can go wrong) process and paperwork can be a particular burden.
But by February, a whopping 80 percent of resolutions will have failed. So what are you likely doing wrong – and, more importantly, how can you actually achieve your work goals this year?
Transitioning genders isn’t easy. But navigating the process in the workplace can feel even harder.
Research shows a significant correlation between the experience of domestic violence and reduced lifetime earnings. Some studies in the United States show a 25 per cent loss in income associated with abuse.
Does your organisation’s HR strategy have contributions and buy-in from your whole organisation? The idea of collecting feedback from every single team or department in your organisation to shape your HR strategy might sound like a colossal challenge – or even a waste of time. Yet this is exactly what youth cancer charity CanTeen has […]
On 1 August the Fair Work Commission’s ruling that anyone working under a modern award is entitled to five days’ unpaid leave if they are affected by domestic violence came into effect – a welcome, and arguably necessary, development at a time when domestic violence has a firm place in the social conscience. In making […]
Does your organisation sometimes base HR decisions on emotions, instincts or politics rather than data?
Every day, reams of data are created by your organisation that could help you make better people decisions. Decisions like: Who to hire? Who to promote? How to manage great staff or struggling staff? How to build high-performing teams?
But how do you turn all that data you’ve got – whether through CVs, staff surveys, or staff pay and performance data – into actionable insights? Here’s how.
HR policies may not be glamorous – and they are definitely the butt of endless jokes – but that doesn’t make them any less essential to a well-fuctioning organisation.
It does mean that writing or updating your organisation’s HR policies and procedures can easily slip to the bottom of your to-do list.
But not making time to look at your policies can cost you and your organisation, in both dollars and hours. So here are five tips to help you write more effective HR policies in your NFP.
Happy New Year! As we’ve ticked over into 2018, your organisation has likely done some strategic planning around your people and culture goals for the year ahead – and how you plan to achieve them.
But have you considered how the changing external world will impact on these goals, and the future of people in your organisation?
NFPs have one significant advantage over organisations when it comes to staff and volunteer satisfaction: intrinsic meaning and purpose in their work.
But that doesn’t always make pinpointing or meeting the other needs of staff much easier.
That’s where Dr Ramon Wenzel can help.