This report with insights from 600+ senior business and HR decision-makers examines recruitment intentions and challenges, employee turnover, redundancy and pay intentions, together with sentiment around productivity, training and performance in Australian workplaces. Recruitment remains a concern for employers.
In the latest Elmo HR Industry Benchmark survey of 700 Australian HR professionals, employee wellness remained in the top 3 priorities for 2023. Workplace health and safety jumped from fifth to first priority, which was attributed to increased requirements for employers to identify and reduce psychosocial risks, as well as harsher penalties.
In January 2017, Maxima formalised a Healthy Lifestyles program by forming a Healthy Lifestyle Committee. Three key drivers provided the impetus to create a coordinated program; office centralisation and relocation, a Human Resource work experience student and access to BUPA (a corporate affiliate) health funds. This case study guides us through the steps taken and achievements to date.
The Human Resources Institute of New Zealand's CEO, Chris Till, shares why workplaces should invest in workplace wellbeing, and how they can achieve it with or without a human resources team.
Finding suggest there is a sizeable share of the adult Australian working population who have left or are considering leaving their current job. Just over 1 in 5 have changed jobs within the last year and almost 1 in 4 are considering leaving their current employment. Key "push" factors include a lack of personal fulfillment, purpose or meaning, lack of career growth, mental health, poor pay and benefits.