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Millennials are bringing new ideas and ways of thinking into the workplace. Together with new technology they are changing the way organisations operate.
Millennials are bringing new ideas and ways of thinking into the workplace. Together with new technology they are changing the way organisations operate.
Cyber attacks on organisations are a global problem, and Australia has certainly experienced its fair share of high profile hacks in recent years.
Data suggest that recruiters are placing more and more contract and temp roles. Find out how FastTrack can help you tap this growing market.
Each year, Australians enjoy spending up large on Valentine’s Day. How can your agency inject a bit of romance into your clients’ day?
Recruitment consultants often screen out potential candidates if their English language ability is limited. But are there times when it shouldn’t matter?
FastTrack announces that seasoned Chief Financial Officer John Armstrong has joined the Board as a non-executive Director.
There is so much to think about when moving to the cloud that it’s easy to be misinformed. We address three of the biggest misconceptions.
Recruiters looking for talent to fill positions in Asian business settings may be looking in the wrong places. Find out how FastTrack can help you today.
Australian firms are amongst the slowest payers in the world. Find out how FastTrack360 software can speed up your billing and payment processes.
Many Australian firms have embraced the cloud, but there is still a lack of clarity in the market about what the technology involves.
Australia has improved on its cybersecurity preparedness, according to a new report, though organisations need to remain vigilant.
With data analytics on the rise, many firms are using software tools that enable them to make better decisions about the candidates they hire.
Recruitment agencies can enhance their long-term success by implementing end-to-end software solutions that allow data to flow from front to back office.
Recruitment agencies using cloud-based technology will empower their recruiters and make their business more competitive at the same time.
A new tool that allows Australian companies to understand, measure and improve the wellbeing of their employees is expected to be launched in early 2017.
Recruitment agencies should adopt end-to-end software solutions that enhance business efficiency to enable them to keep up with predicted job market growth.
HR professionals and recruiters can play a key role in attracting skilled migrants to Australia to fill gaps in the workforce and aid the economy.
By integrating email with your recruitment software, you can make it easier to communicate with your candidates and clients.
Growth in the Australian tourism industry is driving job growth in the hospitality sector and recruiters are looking for productivity solutions.
Millennials are bringing new ideas and ways of thinking into the workplace. Together with new technology they are changing the way organisations operate.
By implementing recruitment software in the right way, staff and customers of any age can use it like a digital native to streamline tasks.
Embracing the cloud only goes so far – businesses need to have confidence in the technology to use it to it’s full potential.
Cloud software is not just for large companies. There are a number of ways that a software solution can benefit small businesses too.
When engaging with a brand, today’s customers demand a meaningful digital experience. But are you prepared to deliver it?
Organisations everywhere are integrating cloud computing into their processes for its flexibility, efficiency and cost-effectiveness. This widespread adoption is driven…
Managing customers and clients is one of the most important tasks involved in running a business, and also one of the…
Today every business is digital, no matter what kind of product they sell or industry they operate in. This digitisation…
Adopting a cloud-based productivity solution can be extremely beneficial for your business, but transitioning to the cloud is also a significant…
When a new vacancy opens, it is often vital for employers to quickly fill the position so that the company…
In the past decade, digital technology such as the mobile device has progressively filtered into the workplace, completely revolutionising the way…
Managing payroll is one of the most significant tasks all business must undertake, so it’s vital to get it right….
Cloud services are becoming an increasingly popular way to deliver software applications, with more and more organisations recognising the security and…
Small business owners will be well-aware of how essential a healthy cashflow is to the smooth running of the organisation,…
For many businesses, determining whether to adopt a productivity solution can be a big decision. As with any change, the…
A significant factor of the overall efficiency of a business lies in the way it conducts individual practices such as paying…
ATO's SuperStream standard is drastically reforming the way businesses make superannuation payments in Australia. With the deadline for meeting the…
Although there are numerous benefits to workflow automation, implementing new cloud software can be a challenging time for many businesses….
It is well known that company culture can have a significant impact on the commitment and productivity of employees, and…
In today’s digitally enabled market, protecting data is a serious issue for businesses. With technology housing a myriad of sensitive information, many companies are wary of using innovations such as cloud-based efficiency software to drive their operations.
With 2016 now well underway, organisations across Australia will be aware of the many challenges they are likely to face in the…
One of the biggest challenges for recruiters is compiling and distributing the perfect job advertisement. Not only do these documents…
While there has been significant progress towards a more inclusive workforce, there are many challenges still to be conquered before…
The state of the global workforce is changing, and recent research has revealed that businesses around Australia are well and…
One of the biggest innovations in workplace technology has been the advent of cloud computing. The Australian Infrastructure and Cloud…
Most people assume that software-based productivity solutions will provide a number of benefits for companies, but assumptions rarely convince decision…
Troubles with employee engagement are causing plenty of issues for businesses, particularly when it comes to getting the most out…
If there's one thing that's a time-consuming headache for hiring managers, it's a lack of qualified candidates. This problem takes up…
Whether talking about inevitability or being the only constant, cliched quotes about change are in no short supply. That, however,…
When it comes to hiring the right candidate for the job, recruitment software isn't the only piece of programming for…
When companies and the job seeker pool were smaller, hiring personnel could afford to take some time getting to know…
The millennials have hit the workforce in droves, and with them comes a changing attitude on business and employment priorities….
The Australian workforce has become increasingly mobile in recent years, and that trend looks to continue into the future. According…
While the CEO acts as the figurehead and leader of the company, they rely on a team of intelligent and…
Business leaders globally are realising the value of technology for customer interaction, cost-cutting and efficiency boosting.
While Australia managed to successfully evade the last global recession, it may not be safe yet. The International Monetary Fund recently…
According to new predictions for 2016 from Bersin by Deloitte, the major challenges for organisations this year will be centred…
As Australia's ageing workforce begins to retire, many businesses will be looking increasingly towards young workers to fill gaps in…
2016 is going to be a significant and exciting period for recruiters. While the past year opened up a host…
The traditional expectation that a candidate has to sell themselves to an employer is starting to shift. As the global…
Productivity is one of the most commonly discussed topics in business and with good reason. The concept of getting the…
Mobile devices is an area of technology that has grown exponentially in the past few years. While the idea of having…
With the new year just around the corner, many firms will be considering how they can best compete in the…
Over the course of 2015, cloud storage and software has evolved from an anticipated innovation to a useful tool for…
The role of a business leader has never been so exciting and challenging as it is today. Technology has the ability to…
While there are high expectations in the recruitment process for the candidate to take on preparation tasks, the interviewing party…
Cybersecurity is a top technological concern for businesses. In the HR department, professionals have a duty to protect employee information…
Digital transformation is often hard for businesses to fully keep track of. New programs and innovations emerge on a regular…
The use of technology in talent management initiatives is a well established practise in businesses worldwide. However, as demands and scope…
Organisations in both the public and private sector in the UK will be trialling new approaches to the recruitment process. Could they make their way Down Under?
The time to fill vacancies can be a challenge for employers to manage, but how many are aware of how this changes between industries?
Recent research has revealed that successful implementation of cloud software depends on much more than just the technology involved.
According to Gartner, software as a service, especially data centres, will become a more widespread requirement amongst businesses.
Investment in cloud computing has dominated venture capital activity in technology, but how will Australian organisations continue with this innovation moving forward?
As digital technologies play an increasingly significant part in company functions, boards can struggle to keep up with implementing innovations in…
As the term "Big Data" gains traction across the business environment, companies are looking for new ways to implement data analysis….
In order to enact a successful end-to-end recruitment process, businesses need to watch over all stages with a critical eye. However, there are…
As cloud technology is able to expand across country borders, the issue of how to navigate different levels of data…
With the cloud technology market poised to reach $112.8 billion by 2020, is it time for your business to get on the trend?
Potential candidates are similar to customers in one important regard – they can be better engaged through technology. The utilisation of innovations…
As businesses operate in increasingly competitive environments, the processes they engage in must be efficient, reliable and above all, effective. When…
Protecting information online is vital for all businesses and with security threats constantly arising, this often becomes a increasingly challenging…
Businesses have recently been advocating the end-to-end recruitment approach as the best new method of talent management. However, the process…
While cloud computing can offer a lot of benefits to businesses, concerns around how to ensure the privacy and security…
While real unemployment rates are down from last year, there still remains a large amount of underemployed Australians looking for longer hours.
The mining sector has shown early signs of recovery but growth may be hampered by challenges in increasing productivity.
The Productivity Commission has recently released the 2013-2014 productivity report, revealing mixed results across different sectors in Australia.
The nature of recruitment is changing, thanks in part to new trends in digital channels such as social media. People…
As confidence levels rise worldwide, CEOs are becoming more willing to recruit new workers, providing they are able to solve future problems.
It's probably the last thing that people who have booked holidays will want to think about, but what will happen…
A recent report has exposed the numerous benefits of cloud computing – but how can these be harnessed for increased productivity?
"Productivity is being able to do things that you were never able to do before." Franz Kafka said that, and…
Following the recently released rankings of students’ most desired employers, how can Australian firms place themselves on future lists?
Having HR staff who are proficient in workplace analytics is becoming a key chain in the overall strategy for a majority of CEOs.
Are you looking to recruit new talent for the start of the financial year? Recent research says some industries are set to benefit more than others.
Australian businesses are losing record amounts of time to unproductive behaviour. Is it time to harness mobile technology to keep your staff on track?
What do employees think about when they’re considering a job offer? New research has found out who they turn to for assistance.
Is your company aware of the benefits provided by mature age workers? New research has found that Australian businesses could be missing out.
There aren't many things that everyone can agree on, although it's hard to imagine anyone who would turn down a…
Are you prepared to recruit for the future? A new report has found that IT skills will define jobs in most sectors in the coming years.
The recruitment process is more than just getting someone to sign a contract, as staff then need to be integrated with the rest of the company.
Unfortunately for hiring managers, skills gaps are putting recruitment solutions to the test, creating concern for CEOs across the world.
While the leading perception of job interviews is that they're a chance for candidates to show they are fit for…
Staff should be taking time off regularly to ensure they aren’t over worked or stressed. Is your workforce in need of a refresher?
Skills gaps can prove a challenge for employers and jobseekers, with effort needed to overcome the competition. How is Australia holding up?
Last week's Federal Budget offered incentives for businesses when it comes to hiring new staff, with older and younger workers…
Recruiting middle managers for the first time can be daunting for any business as they have direct control over the future of the company.
With the recent budget announcements fresh in everyone's minds, many will be wondering how they will affect the nature of…
It might seem like a good idea to redecorate your office in an attempt to make it cool, but does it actually help with recruitment and retention?
Australia needs to capitalise on its digital attractiveness ranking in order to encourage and sustain recruitment across various industries.
Skills gaps can greatly impact the productivity of a business. If eligible staff cannot be found then chances are it…
Hiring and retaining employees is all about making sure they have access to what they need to get the job…
Additions to the model for training development in Australia are likely to benefit both jobseekers and employers when it is rolled out.
Recent graduates are willing to overlook their dream jobs in order to focus on stable careers with plenty of opportunity for personal development.
Job interviews are stressful situations, but can nervous behaviour affect candidates’ chances? Experts have revealed that it can.
Cloud computing has become much more than yet another technology phase, with the trend now becoming a movement as businesses from…
Celebrating the good work employees do for your business is integral to retaining staff and increasing productivity. Workers can be…
An increase in business confidence has forecast growth as investment increases. Companies will need to prepare in order to capitalise on these trends.
Recruiting for positions of any level can be stressful at times, with a number of considerations required to ensure your…
Many companies are now looking for new productivity solutions that can help them to achieve highly across the board and…
The challenge of recruiting across different channels has been highlighted in recent research, with many struggling to convey a company’s culture.
Job hopping may have become normal, especially for younger workers, according to recent figures into the changing recruitment landscape.
The longer a listed job position goes unfilled, the less likely it becomes that the position will actually be filled, according to a recent study.
Job seekers are looking for a range of different factors when choosing a new role, with paid holidays and staff benefits ranking highly.
Employment in Australia is continuing to increase, driven in part by the growth in professional services, according to the ABS.
Mobile is seeing rapid growth, with the recruitment sector one area which is likely to see considerable changes as a result.
Employment numbers are increasing in Australia, while the hiring intentions of employers is also growing across the country.
Recruitment software as a sector is going to see strong growth, thanks to the increase in demand from cloud-based services from smaller businesses.
The number of companies in Australia has trended upwards in recent months, with new business outpacing closures as these numbers increase.
Finding the right solutions to low productivity can take many forms, placing a new level of importance on having the right support for employees.
Recruitment is continuing to be a major challenge for organisations, with competition for talented workers increasing in coming months.
Recruitment and HR are becoming important areas of investment for companies that are looking to develop a new strategy to address long-term growth.
Businesses are increasingly investing in software that can improve the recruitment and talent management process and optimise performance.
Long work hours are dragging down the productivity of workers, with more than 48 leading to a substantial decrease in performance.
Recruiters can be swayed based on the way information is presented to them, giving greater weight to job applications when they are read out loud.
Older workers are delaying retirement and preferring to stay in their jobs, with recruiters adjusting their expertise to match this shift.
Businesses are increasingly offering staff the opportunity to work from home, with a number of benefits for employee engagement and productivity.
Building a high-performing team environment involves considering both internal processes and how companies approach hiring new staff members.
Keeping staff engaged and motivated plays an important role in organisational performance, although overall engagement levels remain low.
As businesses require improved skill sets, companies are now in a position where negotiating salary is a common occurrence.
As the external recruitment process becomes more difficult, the focus is shifting towards existing employees. What factors need to be considered?
Allowing employees to work from home can have a number of benefits to overall productivity, a recent study from Stanford University has found.
While mining and construction have long been areas of growth, technology start-ups could be the driving force behind the next Australian job boom.
The Department of Employment has predicted that the Australian job market could be set for an upturn in fortunes, with three years of positive figures to come.
The latest figures regarding the labour market in Australia are a mixed bag, with both unemployment and the number of available positions falling.
The latest finding of National Australia Bank suggest that the country’s economy could be experiencing somewhat of a crisis of confidence.
Research from the World Green Building Council has found that a poor quality work environment will hamper employee productivity.
The Australian job market is becoming increasingly competitive but what are the key trends set to effect recruiters through 2015 and beyond?
Employers could find themselves in need of workflow automation in the new year as research indicates more staff are on the lookout for new jobs in 2015.
The OECD believes encouraging employment will be one of the secrets to the success of the Australian economy, as will enhancing competition and productivity.
Many retailers are finding that shoppers are leaving their purchases until the last minute this Christmas, which may be where workflow automation comes into play.
Improving productivity is going to be integral to the success of the Australian economy, several top chief executives have indicated.
NAB is calling on governments to take action on small business regulation, which it believes will encourage better prospects in the jobs market.
A growing number of people are concerned about what the future might have in store for the jobs market, which is negatively impacting consumer sentiment.
The OECD believes efforts should be made to address income inequality, which could have a positive impact on the health of the global economy.
Last month witnessed a slight rise in unemployment across the nation, which was largely driven by a fall in women’s full-time employment.
Companies could find themselves making greater use of recruitment software as it emerges that the number of job ads is on the rise across the country.
Australian businesses have largely ended the year on a high as they reveal improved levels of optimism for the next 12 months.
Businesses that invest in improving the mental health of their workers could find their productivity is boosted at the same time, a report finds.
Productivity levels have increased across many nations, in many instances outstripping any expansion seen in wage growth.
New figures show employment in Australia has reached a record high, with full- and part-time roles both increasing across the nation.
Productivity indicators are down in 2014, which may encourage the nation’s businesses to go in search of whatever productivity solutions they can find.
The New Year is likely to mark a period of change for the country’s businesses, as a growing number of workers choose to go in search of new jobs.
Relationships are part of human nature. They affect who we love, hate or even who we are most comfortable spending time with.
For an employee to be productive, they need a combination of factors in place – a good work/life balance, a positive working environment and adequate pay.
Social media is playing an ever-increasing role in our everyday lives. From having access on the bus or train to walking down the road – it is a constant presence.
According to the results of a recent Robert Half survey, more CFOs are working in other departments such as HR and information technology.
An end-of-year event gives employees a chance to celebrate each other’s achievements over the year and could lift productivity in the final month.
While Christmas Day is still over five weeks away, employees could be tempted to begin their online shopping during work hours.
A recently released study by The Creative Group suggests the most productive and creative time of the day is between 8am and 12pm.
According to the latest annual survey of stress and health by the Australian Psychological Society, stress is a growing issue for people across the country.
As Australia’s baby boomer generation begins to near retirement age, the recruitment process becomes much more important for businesses.
Employee disatisfaction can be a major problem for companies, resulting in lost productivity and huge costs from high employee turnover.
The process of hiring new people can balloon to take up huge amounts of time if you’re not careful, here are a few tips to keep things streamlined.
A new study suggests that women with children are more productive over the course of their careers than women without children.
Social media’s role in recruitment is growing rapidly according to a recent study, but there is still room for improvement in the field.
A new survey has revealed several technology missteps recruitment agencies make which unintentionally sabotage their efforts to find the best fits for positions.
New research has laid out what attracts global talent, revealing a widely-shared willingness to travel in search of a better life and new experiences.
A sense of meaning and purpose can be powerful productivity tools, but they are frustratingly easy to unwittingly destroy.
Flow is a psychological state of intense focus and productivity. Tapping it can be a productivity boon, but doing so takes intentional effort.
Perks are a great way to keep your talented employees happy. Here are seven low-cost options for the business on a budget.
A short burst of exercise can boost memory and motor skills, a new study shows. Here are some great office exercises for staying sharp throughout the day.
While generational differences can cause some friction, getting and keeping the best junior employees is as important now as it ever was for a company’s future.
In the modern knowledge economy, focusing on hours spent in the office can blind us to the true measure of success.
Recent research shows that working from home can not only save on office costs but also produce a substantial boost to employee productivity.
Researchers from the UK have found the addition of potted plants to an otherwise lean office can raise productivity by 15 per cent.
A newly released MIT study shows that working in a gender diverse environment makes us more productive but less happy.
Four mistakes recruiters make when it comes to getting the best talent into the interview chair.
Here are four handy solutions for keeping employees focused and productivity-sapping distractions to a minimum.
For Australian businesses of all sizes, the threat of cybercrime is real and an issue that has to be dealt with sooner rather than later.
When it comes to recruitment, a CV and resume are key insights into the attributes, skills and viability of a candidate for a role.
Whatever the location, bullying is unacceptable and hurts people in different ways. However, according a recent study, the problem is getting worse in the workplace.
Accounting and finance professionals have to acquire a wide base of skills to be a good candidate for recruitment, according to a recent survey.
With technology growing and advances before our eyes, it is important that workplaces continue to implement new versions.
Most people understand the first time you meet someone that there is instant judgement and the recruitment game is no different.
A 9 to 5 working day used to mean just that. Clock in at 9am, complete your work in the 8 hour window and then go home.
A happy and healthy workforce is important to the productivity of any business and this idea has been backed up by a recent UK study.
Payroll tax returns can be a headache for many businesses as simple errors and mistakes can cost hours of lost productivity.
Market conditions suggest that it is a good time for businesses to begin recruitment drives following recently released data from the ABS.
According to a recently released report by Hudson RPO, Australian businesses need to create a strong employer brand in order to attract and retain the best talent.
Businesses that don’t address overwhelmed workers can face potential retention, productivity and employee engagement problems.
Recruitment is one part of the business landscape that can affect a company for a significant amount of time. That is why it is important to get this process correct.
Conducting critical business via the phone with overseas clients and customers is an everyday occurrence for some businesses, but is it affecting productivity?
Successful companies are able to reduce turnover costs by offering creative benefits that influence the behaviour of their staff.
With the large amount of technology available to business for processes such as recruitment and payroll, it is easy to believe that all organisations are taking advantage.
Mistakes in the payroll department can take days or even weeks to sort out and by then the employee could be left unpaid.
Businesses that add plants and greenery to offices are more likely to experience higher productivity levels, according to the results of a recent study.
US company Taskworld polled 1,000 individuals for its 2014 Productivity Impact Study to find out how often coworkers had an influence on the amount of work completed.
Productivity is a fragile concept in many businesses and can easily fall out of balance when the environment turns sour.
According to research, close to half (45 per cent) of businesses expect to expand two key areas of their operations – finance and accounting.
According to a study from the Northwestern’s Kellogg School of Management, listening to certain kinds of music could help employees work more efficiently.
With the Australian recruitment market as competitive than ever, securing and maintaining your employees becomes even more imperative.
According to a PwC report, productivity levels aren’t necessarily driven by monetary rewards and employers must get more creative.
In recent years, it was more common for businesses to consider hiring candidates who have worked solely in full-time positions rather than casual or temporary.
With many candidates desperate to get their foot in the door, it makes lying and deceitful behaviour more common during the recruitment process.
Technology advances and workflow automation is sweeping the world, but what effect is this having on employees and their job security.
Businesses with workflow automation or recruitment software will at a distinct productivity and efficiency advantage in coming years.
Having a boss who is constantly over your shoulder and questioning your actions has a different affect on each employee.
Simple mistakes on CVs and cover letters are costing candidates the chance of an interview or even employment, according to Accountemps.
Meetings are often seen as an essential part of the business, playing an important role in keeping on top of ongoing projects.
Capable of running the vital payroll system and managing the billing system, accountancy workers are the heart of a successful enterprise.
As the Australian business market is very competitive, small mistakes during the customer service or billing process can be critical for your bottom line.
As the IT industry is always changing gears and direction, analysing potential employees is very important. One solution is recruitment software.
Multi-tasking employees will have productivity problems in the long term as they juggle jobs, but could a concept dubbed ‘Tabless Thursday’ help?
Employers with recruitment software will be at a significant advantage in the second half of 2014, according to CareerBuilder’s Midyear Job Forecast.
It is expected by 2020, the more than 6 million Generation Y (born early 80s to early 2000s) employees will dominate Australia’s labour market.
The combination of an increase in sales and profits in recent times is behind the latest NAB survey that indicated business conditions are improving.
Making sure your recruitment strategies and policies are correct is one way to ensure that the right person is employed in the role.
Australian financial and accounting salaries are among the highest in the world, suggesting that the country is competitive against other market leaders.
Catching an employee spending time on their smartphone could incur a heavy approach from management, but could they benefit in the long term?
With the job market increasing, it will be businesses with recruitment software that will have the advantage at capturing its required talent.
An Australian employee’s working day is now constricted tighter and tighter, made up of quick lunch breaks and long overtime.
Recruitment techniques could need revising given a survey which highlights how employees value on-the-job skill training rather than tertiary study.
According to a recently released report from Thermos, the majority of Australian employees feel the productivity drain during winter.
Based on information from over 2,500 employers, Australian employees are continuing to conduct hours of overtime. Some of which is unpaid.
Recruitment agencies and businesses must place a keen eye on candidate CVs and references to ensure they are true and valid.
Having an emotionally intelligent workforce could be more productive in the long term, according to research from an Australian university.
A survey has highlighted the increasing trend of recruitment agencies analysing applicant profiles looking for flaws and potential red flags.
Businesses with sufficient recruitment software will be in the best position to fill their increasing temporary and contract roles.
Recruitment businesses will need to do more to stop employees leaving for overseas markets, based on the results of recent survey.
Employers who display intimate knowledge and interest in their workers’ lives will experience improved productivity levels and employee engagement.
Technology is changing the way that businesses interact with clients and customers. ABS data reveals more companies are testing this theory.
Could standing up during meetings be better for creativity and productivity? A study from a US university tested this theory.
The Towers Watson 2014 HR Service Delivery and Technology Survey has revealed that more businesses are investing in new HR technology.
A recent CareerBuilder survey has revealed the biggest productivity killers and offered ways for businesses to solve this ongoing issue.
US research has indicated that Generation Y candidates are struggling, compared with baby boomers, to find jobs after the recession.
A leading academic from the UK has suggested allowing employees to take power naps in the afternoon would increase productivity and creativity.
According to a Randstad survey, Australian businesses are losing employee engagement and productivity because they don’t offer remote access.
Investing in secure recruitment and payroll software, Australian organisations can prevent economic crime like procurement fraud affecting operations.
A survey has illustrated the benefits of a employee wellness program. It can lift productivity levels as well as retaining employees.
In this tough economy, employees are facing a number of financial issues. Businesses can assist this by ensuring their payroll software is adequate.
A UK study has revealed the importance of businesses using recruitment software to hire the optimum candidate and avoid lengthy employment delays.
More businesses are implementing work apps into their firm. In a study, it was revealed that this was increasing employee productivity.
A recent Hays study shows that over half of Australian professionals surveyed wish to climb towards the top of the corporate ladder.
Employees who job hop could hold a wider range of skills and experience, but could be a liability for businesses wanting a dedicated long-term worker.
Results from a new study from the UK reveal that wearable technology devices could improve employee productivity and job satisfaction.
A study has found CEOs are spending more time in meetings than ever before. This is causing productivity levels around the business to decrease.
PwC suggests the budget will hurt businesses in the short term, but has addressed some major concerns companies would face in the future.
Employee engagement has increased based on figures from Aon Hewitt’s global study. In Asia-Pacific, it rose for the first time in two years.
The Federal Government has announced dropping the company tax rate 1.5 per cent. This could allow small businesses to take on new staff and expand.
If your business is struggling with its running costs or lack of investment, consider installing recruitment and payroll software.
Despite the high number of applicants for many job openings, potential employees are more likely to turn down a role today than in 2011.
A recent report by PwC says that Asian businesses face unique challenges so investments made need to be done under careful consideration.
Employees that receive the flexibility to address their work-family balance are more engaged at work and less stressed as a result.
The risk is too high for businesses to take their tax obligations lightly. Installing payroll software can make this process hassle-free.
A study has failed to find particular reasons for the current skill shortage in the IT industry. Improving the recruitment process is one answer.
In the latest data, Australian SMEs are borrowing more credit. This shows that the economy is starting to pick up and is promoting investment.
A new environment project by the WorldGBC should provide tangible evidence for business leaders to implement changes towards a greener office.
Businesses can avoid throwing money away with poor talent alignment by installing recruitment software that can ensure the best person is hired.
The Productivity Commission’s annual report revealed Australia is lagging behind much of the world sparking arguments from all sides.
Despite a majority of Australian business executives expecting their business to grow, poaching of top talent and skill shortages remain big issues.
As well as installing solid recruitment software, Australian businesses are employing cloud systems to protect their important information.
Businesses that install good payroll software can enjoy the benefits of fewer mistakes and a more stress free payee management system.
The documents and reports created by businesses are an insight into how efficient it is. The punchier and more relevant the better.
A recent survey suggests the demand on recruitment services is growing. Businesses with recruitment software can take full advantage.
There are many ways to reward employees in the office. Businesses that get the mix right can see both greater productivity and loyalty.
There are no certainties in business. This is why that it’s important businesses work now to create and implement succession plans.
A new study hopes to find out how much time is lost on social media at work. How can businesses help workers avoid the temptations and stay on task?
Payroll is an crucial part of any business, which makes it important that accurate and swift proccesses are in place.
Standing up during office hours may not appeal to all employees, but research suggests it could help the productivity of the business.
As well as providing a quicker service to your clients, recruitment software can assist in streamlining services of your business.
Using recruitment software can help maintain a better relationship between agency and client.
Employers who allow their workers to do nothing may get better results in the long run, according to a new study.
Are you looking to determine whether or not your investment in recruitment software is paying off? Here are a few simple questions you can ask yourself.
Unhappy employees are considerably less productive and engaged than happy workers, a new study has confirmed.
Recruitment software that offers the ability to search candidates, clients and job orders can considerably streamline processes in your organisation.
The Australian Workforce and Productivity Agency has released a new document highlighting the latest trends in the Australian recruitment world.
Unemployment remained steady during February, according to the Australian Bureau of Statistics, which may drive more recruitment agencies to invest in advanced efficiency software.
Is your agency struggling with productivity and efficiency problems? Here are five great reasons to invest in specialised recruitment software.
Payroll software that offers multiple levels of user access can be a valuable asset for recruitment companies concerned about new amendments to the privacy act.
A new study has revealed that payroll secrecy may actually have a negative impact on employee productivity.
Unemployment in Australia is higher than it has been for the last twenty years, according to new figures released by Roy Morgan Research.
Could installing office treadmills help you boost productivity? A new study from the University of Michigan suggests so.
Red flags like disorganisation and inefficiencies can lead to your agency losing business. Fortunately, specialised recruitment software can help.
A leading expert has spoken out about the value of innovation, noting that Australian businesses need to take more risks.
Australian employees are not taking their full allotment of paid leave, and this may be resulting in lost productivity.
Client relationships are essential to the success of any recruitment agency. Here are three tips for ensuring yours are up to scratch.
The Australian Bureau of Statistics has released new data showing part-time workers in Australia are spending longer underemployed.
Have you considered deploying new recruitment software? Here are some tips for ensuring the process goes off without a hitch.
Employees with qualifications and experience in science, technology, engineering and math are seeing considerable demand for their skills.
Have you considered investing in payroll software? It could be the answer to streamlining tax compliance reporting obligations.
Wages in Australia have increased by 2.6 per cent on a seasonally adjusted basis. How does this affect your recruitment company?
The Fair Work Ombudsman has uncovered incidents of underpayment in the recruitment sector, highlighting the value of payroll and billing efficiency software.
Private recruitment firms are benefitting from an ongoing public services hiring freeze and may want to invest in specialised recruitment software to keep up with demand.
There are many ways to affect the productivity of your workforce. However, taking the weather conditions into account could be one possibility that few decision makers consider.
Unemployment has shifted upwards in Australia, as new graduates enter the workforce and look for full-time roles.
Multilingual jobhunters are growing in value, according to Hays Recruitment, and recruitment agencies may want to take note.
Building a strong candidate pool is essential to the success of any recruitment agency. Here are some tips for doing just that.
A new study from Michigan State University suggests smart phone use at night might be bad for your sleeping habits.
The average job hunter is now spending longer unemployed than they were in 2012, according to new data from the Australian Bureau of Statistics.
Intergenerational differences can be both beneficial and damaging to workplace productivity, and should be considered by any organisation looking to identify creative productivity solutions.
Using recruitment software can help your agency improve its operations in a range of areas, from search to management reporting.
There is a huge range of apps that can boost your employees’ efficiency. What are some of the best productivity solutions available?
With many Australians opting to use a recruitment agency to find work, what are some of the areas your agency should brush up on?
Are recruiters these days looking beyond “hard” skills and focusing on whether a candidate can continue to learn on the job?
Is it better to take on new workers in light of an improving economy, or simply increase the productivity of your existing ones?
There is likely to be a rise in demand for skilled accountants, salespeople and IT professionals this year, according to Hays.
A recent survey revealed that almost half of interviewers take just five minutes to size up a candidate, based on factors such as mannerisms and body language.
Could implementing a shorter working week be the key to unlocking your recruitment agency’s productivity potential?
Effective candidate management should be a top priority for all recruitment agencies. Here is a refresher of three of the most important rules in recruitment.
Wondering why your employees’ productivity never seems to pick up? Here are three small things that can have a big effect on efficiency.
The latest figures from Roy Morgan Research show that unemployment reached 11.2 per cent in December last year – the highest level in nearly 20 years.
A recent survey showed that one in five workers in the US is looking to change jobs this year, stressing the need to match candidates to jobs with a good fit.
The start of the year is a good time for people to hunt for new jobs, according to Hays, so make sure you’re on top of your game with recruitment software.
The ABS has reported that job vacancies in Australia have declined as of November 2013 – could recruitment software help you assist your candidates?
Are your employees doing all they can to maximise their productivity? Here are three warning signs to look out for.
Recruitment expert Hays has revealed the failure to live up to promises is one of the biggest causes of new employees resigning from a company.
Managers may wish to place greater emphasis on employee reviews in the new year.
Australian workers say that working alongside international employees has resulted in positive experiences.
Confidence among jobseekers that they could find a new or comparable role within six months of leaving their last position is on the rise.
Does education matter when it comes to finding the right person for the job?
Improved optimism could boost employment prospects
Companies hope to hire more staff over the coming months
Many Australian workers find it difficult to switch off from the workplace mindset over the holidays.
People are more likely to put increased effort into their work during tough economic times, according to new research.
Entrepreneurs and CEOs should make use of their time in the morning, according to one executive.
Unemployment experienced a slight rise last month
Email is a necessary part of our business lives, but what can you do to ensure it’s not harming your productivity?
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There are a lot of candidates looking for work in the holiday season – what should your agency remember at this time of year?
It may be worthwhile for your recruitment agency to look beyond the active job market and give passive job seekers consideration as well.
As a recruitment agency, it’s crucial to maintain your client base and keep it growing by constantly attracting the right clients.
Although you should be targeting the value a candidate can bring to your client, there are also some warning signs you should look out for.
Australia’s unemployment rate has dropped in November following a rise in the previous month, but there are still areas for improvement.
More job seekers in Australia are looking for part-time roles, so make sure your recruitment agency has the efficiency software to help them land these jobs.
Having installed your new recruitment software, you should measure these three factors to see if it is improving your ROI.
How can recruitment software such as FastTrack360 help you speed up the resume screening process and identify your top candidates?
In the midst of rising unemployment, Australians on the whole are satisfied with their jobs, according to Roy Morgan Research.
All recruitment agencies rely on a steady flow of clients to keep the business up and running. While it is…
With the help of recruitment software, your recruiting agency can cut out inefficiencies, boost productivity and deliver the results your clients demand.
Job opportunities in the country have progressed long term, but it’s still a good idea to use recruitment software to help your candidates find work.
A Deloitte study has found that while businesses recognise the importance of the IT function, they still need help in sourcing the best talent.
A good work/life balance is key to workplace productivity, and efficiency software can help your staff get through their tasks quicker.
The unemployment rate in Australia increased over October, according to multiple sources.
How can you use recruitment software to streamline your agency’s workflow?
When selecting a recruitment software solution, make sure it has these four key characteristics.
The savviest recruitment agencies are taking advantage of efficiency software to streamline their invoicing processes.
How do you tell if a candidate will turn out to be a great employee?
If your business has any of these four problems, it might not be as productive as it can be.
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Social media should now be seen as a viable form of productivity software, according to Deloitte.
Companies can avoid making common mistakes with employee wages by investing in the right payroll software.
Social media could be one of the most effective productivity solutions your recruitment agency uses.
Customer relationship management is the way forward for today’s businesses, and efficiency software can help your agency in this regard.
It is a well-accepted axiom among businesses both large and small that cash is king. This couldn't be truer for…
Concerned about how quickly your staff will adapt to new efficiency software? Mix up your methods to get best results.
With the latest advances in technology and an ever-changing business environment, it is important for companies to maintain their productivity….
Roy Morgan has released its latest unemployment figures, in news that may be of interest to recruitment agencies across Australia.
Information security is extremely important for business in all agencies, however recruitment agencies in particular must work to protect the confidentiality of their data.
A recent report from Gartner has shown that a successful digital business strategy is a crucial important factor in maintaining…
Don’t leave your client and candidate relationships to chance – invest in recruitment software to provide complete satisfaction to all parties involved.
Australia has recently been ranked as one of the best countries for growing businesses, with high labour productivity growth cited…
Maintaining strong relationships with your candidates is important for modern recruitment agencies. Here are a few tips.
Is your recruitment agency considering deploying new productivity or efficiency software? Here are three tips for getting this process right the first time.
Recruitment agencies looking at improving productivity should consider investing in tightly integrated recruitment software.
Roy Morgan Research has released new unemployment figures, which show unemployment has remained steady in Australia.
2 million Australians left a job during between February 2012 and February 2013, according to new data from the Australian Bureau of Statistics.
The front office is a vital department in any recruitment organisation. You can streamline your front office by investing in recruitment software.
Payroll and billing software can improve relations with your candidates by ensuring that they are always paid on time and in full.
Billing and payroll software can offer a significant ROI across all aspects of your recruitment company.
Productivity is a key element of any successful recruitment organisation. Here are three ways in which recruitment software can boost your productivity.