Oracle has announced a new solution, Oracle Dynamic Skills, to help organisations better understand, manage and grow the skills of their workforce. Oracle Dynamic Skills is part of Oracle Fusion Cloud Human Capital Management (HCM) and provides HR and business leaders with the insights to ensure they have the right talent now and in the future.
A survey of more than 1,800 Australian and New Zealand human resources professionals reveals "a sense of optimism for the future with the majority of respondents expecting their workforce will either remain the same size (46%) or increase (39%) in the next year. Despite the economic impacts of COVID-19, just 15% of respondents anticipate a decrease in workforce size."
COMPANY NEWS: Axis Communications, leading vendor of security cameras, audio and associated hardware, has announced major changes in the management of the organisation’s Asia-Pacific territory. Previously responsible to the major hub in Singapore, the entire Asia region has now been re-imagined and divided into four separate entities, with Oceania becoming a region in its own right. This will result in increased staff numbers across a diverse array of roles, expanded headquarters in Melbourne and several major promotions within the company.
The head of Australian and New Zealand operations for Swiss human resources giant Adecco feels that the technology sector needs to stay away from bias in leadership in order to make progress.
After a rocky year, 2020 finally ended with some good news: that Australia’s unemployment rate had fallen from a high of 7.5% in July 2020 to 6.6% in December 2020, but what does this mean for JobKeeper?
Australian beauty products retailer MECCA, is in the final chapter of a phased human resources makeover that has seen it implement Workday HCM to eliminate manual paper-based processes and reduce HR administration time.
Pegasystems has launched of a free app to help its clients track the spread of COVID-19 among employees and help maintain business continuity.
Residential builder AVJennings has signed a five-year deal with Australian enterprise software company TechnologyOne.
Exhibitions company Hannover Fairs Australia (HFA) - part of Germny’s Deutsche Messe AG – has announced a buyout of of three digital events in Australia and New Zealand from Australian event organiser The Eventful Group.
A survey of 1909 Australians has found that an increasing number want to quit their jobs because they are being pushed to the limit by their employers and have nothing more to give in terms of efforts to be more productive at work. And the main reason why they want to leave is a lack of respect.
If human resources outfit PageUp People's chief executive and co-founder Karen Cariss is to be believed, then whoever it was that breached the company's networks and encountered a very tasty mass of data, left it completely untouched. If only all hackers were as benevolent!
Workday featured a range of impressive speakers at its various keynote videos, with one in particular being the day two keynote showcasing the cultural imperative in place at Workday that makes it a "great place to work", but that was just one of many videos I captured.
Growing from humble beginnings, Workday now serves hundreds of industry leaders with its enterprise cloud applications for finance, human resources, business planning, analytics and more.
Problems are just obstacles to be overcome, but to truly redefine finance in your organisation, you need to redefine your approach to resilience, intelligence, leadership, and talent, in order to become more analytical and innovative.
Last year, human resources firm PageUp People was reported to be considering a listing on the Australian Stock Exchange. But given this year's massive data breach and the subsequent fallout, it would probably be a safe bet that the company has put those plans in cold storage.
It has taken less than six months for the Australian data breach legislation to be shown up as an eyewash, with the data breach at human resource company PageUp People illustrating the shortcomings of the law which some had hailed as being akin to the second coming.
Cognisant of the fact its employees are, by nature, built to change, CA Technologies has enhanced its family friendly benefits giving "all employees worldwide, male and female, a minimum of 12 weeks paid leave during the first 12 months following the birth or adoption of their child".
US-based ICT services company Tech Data has appointed 20-year industry veteran Tom Kraabel as vice-president, Human Resources, Asia Pacific.
It has been nine days since the human resources software supplier PageUp People issued an update on the massive breach that it announced on 6 June, after having noticed an intrusion on 23 May.
The Australian Broadcasting Corporation has advised that it will not be using the recruitment software services provided by PageUp People until issues around the data breach suffered by the company are sorted.
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