Great places to work in Australia

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 placeContinue reading “Great places to work in Australia”

Social media can drive employee engagement

When your employees know that your customers hate your company it can turn any work place into a toxic cesspool of dissatisfaction. Who wants to work for a company that is always seen as doing wrong and having to justify oneself? Telstra might be one of those companies. Now I have no research to sayContinue reading “Social media can drive employee engagement”

The business value of social networks

Tuesday night I was on a panel for the NSW Knowledge Management Forum with three others, Laurie Lock Lee, Tania Maley & Jodie Miners who was roped in as Tania was running late. I have to admit I was a bit hesitant before the event given Laurie has just completed a PhD in the valueContinue reading “The business value of social networks”

Great places to work in Australia

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. AlthoughContinue reading “Great places to work in Australia”

Generation V podcast

Yesterday while I was in the middle of my PRINCE2 course I ducked outside (literally outside in the freezing Melbourne wind) for 30 minutes to participate in The Scoop podcast for MIS Australia hosted by Mark Jones. The topic Generation V, or generation virtual. I was a little uncertain what to expect as the fellowContinue reading “Generation V podcast”

Enterprise 2.0, employees and profits

Last night at PubCamp I led a small unconference session around Enterprise 2.0, employees and profits, overall it was Ok but not as good as I would have liked. A part of the issue was a couple of vocal participants in the front row who kept heckling the group the robust debate going, Duncan RileyContinue reading “Enterprise 2.0, employees and profits”

PubCamp Melbourne

I have been able to clear my schedule and can now attend PubCamp Melbourne on 23rd June. What is PubCamp and why should you attend? Glad you asked, from their site: Understand the most important trends and technologies for Web 2.0 and beyond – social and citizen media, the semantic web, widgets, the shift toContinue reading “PubCamp Melbourne”

Glasshouses allow you to see inside

Today I saw two posts float past on the Friendfeed feed in Twhirl about a new startup Glassdoor that has recently launched so I figured I needed to take a look. The first post was from my newest tech news location The Inquisitr, which provided a good basic “tech like” overview of the service. GlassdoorContinue reading “Glasshouses allow you to see inside”