Friday, June 29, 2012

The HR Hero - How to help your people be their best

Am excited to announce the launch of
The website and downloadable e-book explains why the old way of computer training is dead and how technology training has to be a constant item on every organisation's training calendar if they want to stay in business.

Download The HR Hero ebook to find out more.
Feel free to pass the website details onto anyone who wants to increase productivity, reduce costs, retain staff and increase their competitive advantage.

The website is 

Like the old Bonnie Tyler song from the 80's soundtrack to Footloose, I Need A Hero.

Download the e-book at

Thursday, June 28, 2012

Late again? Don't worry, your boss doesn't really care....

A recent study of over 1000 employees in the US, Britain, France and Germany found that up to 73% of bosses have a relaxed attitude to timekeeping.

Tech organisation Mozy, who sell cloud-based services conducted the study which found workers surveyed were checking emails before arriving in the office and for and hour or so after leaving the office.

The survey highlights a change in attitude from the old 70-80's of having to be in the office from 9-5 as a result of availability of data via cloud based services.

Click here for more information

Tuesday, June 26, 2012

It's no longer about the money!

We all know now that no longer are people compelled to stay or move employment based on the salary they receive.  For a long while it has been the perks or benefits offered by an organisation that provide added incentive to stay or move to a new organisation.

Perks such as iphones, ipads, social activities, cafeterias etc have long been the general items offered on the negotiating table, but the old song said "the times they are a changing".

With organisations in the US such as Facebook, Google and Zappos gaining exposure for their quirky and unique offerings for staff, Australia has also jumped on the bandwagon.

An article in today's Australian Financial Review explores how some Aussie Businesses are attracting and retaining Gen Y staff with low cost out of the ordinary ideas.

Read the full article here