Today’s most valuable employee skills – do you know what they are?

For organisations to thrive and deliver on their core values, they rely on the skills and engagement of their employees. Therefore, it is crucial that their employees can attain the most valuable and sought after skills.

Ensuring an organisation’s employees are engaged and equipped to succeed means HR professionals must have the ability to identify and manage talent in today’s ever-changing employment market.

With the constant evolution of the employee marketplace, it can be difficult to keep up with the skills organisation deem to be most valuable. So what are companies looking for and how can you ensure your employees succeed?

To help answer this, we asked top Talent Managers and HR leaders, to identify the most valuable skills employees must have to be competitive in today’s market.

Why does Leadership training fail?

And what can HR Managers do about it?

When you implement a new leadership training program there is never a guarantee it will work.

A whole range of factors can contribute to the success or failure of a leadership training program. The good news is that the factors which contribute to a failure can often be managed, ensuring your leadership training can generate a return on investment.

A recent article in the Harvard Business Review, ‘Why Leadership Training Fails’ dug into how leadership training can often be a poor investment. HBR attributed this to an organisation’s structure and culture being a bottleneck for positive learning and training outcomes.

How did Ford manage their employee redundancy?

Discover what best-practice management of employee redundancy looks like.

This month the last Ford rolled off the production line in Australia.

While the powerful global brand isn’t disappearing altogether, nor its status as a significant employer of Australians, by this time next year there will be no automotive manufacturing left in Australia from any of the mainstream car companies.

Is your organisation losing half its revenue due to poor change management?

Start managing the human impact of change management and take control of the success of your organisations change initiatives.

I’m sure you’ve had the experience of sitting and listening to a new vision or strategy from the CEO. Sometimes these are a hit and you can’t wait to jump on the bus, but in some cases you can tell the impact of these changes on employees hasn’t been well considered.

Businesses need to be agile in order to remain relevant in today’s market. But this doesn’t mean overlooking the needs of employees during times of change. Without a strong roadmap to follow not only will any change initiatives struggle, but your organisation may even lose out on revenue!

The 10 Commandments of Organisational Change Management

When your organisation makes a decision about change how well prepared are you to get the ball rolling?

It’s estimated only 25% of organisational change initiatives are successful over the long term. These results invite criticism of change that can be felt throughout a company. Especially when an average of 22% of managers felt their training to support the organisational change was ineffective.

DisruptHR: “The Rebellious Future of HR”

Organisations today operate in a more disruptive environment than ever before and as an HR professional, you have a key role to play in developing the future talent needs of your organisation.

Disruption is all around us. Your ability to dynamically adapt and manage the evolving business landscape will dictate how you’re able to engage talent, drive organisational change programs, and effectively manage the human impact of this change.

Workplace disruption and how you can become a HR manager of the future

Businesses are now operating in a more disruptive environment than ever before. And as an HR professional, you have a key role to play in developing the talent management solution.

Disruption is driving the future of HR. Your ability to dynamically adapt and manage the evolving business landscape will dictate how you’re able to engage talent, drive organisational change programs, and effectively manage the human impact of this change too.

Choice to lead the way for managing human change alongside new partners, the Australian Institute of Management (AIM)

To ensure our career transition programs continue to assist your employees manage the human impact of change, we have reviewed all of our programs and made some exciting changes incorporating leading edge technology and knowledge from our Australian consultants and global partners.

Today we are proud to announce the commencement of a unique relationship with the Australian Institute of Management (AIM), and have incorporated AIM training programs across the majority of our career transition programs.