Michael Specht

A blog from Australia looking at technology, management, Human Resources (HR) and recruitment.

Entries Tagged as 'Work Life Balance'

What do executives in Australia want?

March 9th, 2010 · Comments Off · Engagement, HR Management, Management, Work Life Balance · 3,258 views

On Monday my colleague Philip Tusing, co-author of the Sources of Talent Report, released his latest report, Executive Monitor. An eye opening look at what 1,332 executives are thinking in Australia about all sorts of different topics from compensation, education, recruiters and personal branding. Philip gives a great run down on the key findings on his site, [...]

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Great places to work in Australia

December 17th, 2008 · Comments Off · Engagement, HR Management, Productivity, Work Life Balance · 3,673 views

The Great Place to Work Institute has launched their 2009 program partnering with BRW. They have over 20 years experience in measuring employee engagement from all over the globe, they define a great place to work as one where trust exists. At the heart of our definition of a great place to work - a place [...]

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Great places to work in Australia

September 1st, 2008 · 8 Comments · Engagement, HR Management, Work Life Balance · 5,424 views

I missed the launch last year by the Great Place to Work Institute opened their doors downunder. Spearheading by Chris Taylor and Trish Dagg two organisational development types out of Western Australian university. In mid-August they release their first list for Australia called “Best Companies to Work for in Australia“, no real surprise there. Although [...]

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Thoughts of Australia university graduates

July 21st, 2008 · 1 Comment · HR Management, Work Life Balance · 3,504 views

At the beginning of July Graduate Careers Australia released a series of reports on what university graduates are thinking and how these thoughts match those of employers. The survey had 32,000 responses over a 9 week period in mid 2007. The highlights of the report are available in the press release however I have reproduced [...]

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5 Ways to Engage Employees

March 13th, 2008 · 6 Comments · Management, Work Life Balance · 10,438 views

Over the last few days there has been a really stir over Jason Calacanis‘s “Fire non Workaholics” statement. While he has updated the words in his post (completely I disagree with his first version) I feel the bottom line message is still there. Jason wants his employees to be engaged and committed with him on [...]

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