The WFS Australia Blog
In July 2016, the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) moved from a trial to a full scheme transition; a move that included the introduction of a new ICT system to support the NDIS, which will be implemented nationally over the next three years.
Too many organisations treat employee engagement as set-and-forget, potentially damaging the organisation’s competitiveness, according to WFS: A Workforce Software Company (WFS Australia).
Millennials, born between 1982 and 2004, represent the largest generational group and continue to flood the workforce. WFS Australia offers these tips to ensure these employees are productive, fit in the existing workplace culture, and remain loyal to the organisation.
While cloud infrastructure can save time and money, organisations must be vigilant about keeping private data secure, especially if they use human resources management systems in the cloud.
Over the past few decades there has been a change in human resources (HR) moving from being referred to as ‘personnel’, through to ‘HR’, ‘people and culture’, and now ‘human capital’.
Cloud infrastructure and automation are driving numerous business technologies and are likely to feature prominently in workforce management in the coming year, according to our trends assessment.
Healthcare organisations face considerable pressure to provide adequate staffing levels despite an ongoing skills shortage, which often leads to overworked staff and reduced productivity.
Spending on cloud-based human capital management (HCM) technology is expected to exceed on-premise HCM solutions by 2017, as more businesses understand the financial and productivity benefits of Software-as-a-Service (SaaS).
If you use temporary or contractual workers, you can get a high degree of flexibility, letting you ramp up or down as changes occur. Most businesses don’t manage these kinds of workers well enough, so the costs of using contingent workforce can skyrocket.
If your business isn’t rostering employee shifts in a fair and balanced way, you could be over-working staff and reducing productivity. A well-considered workforce rostering strategy can help to improve employee satisfaction engagement and ultimately retention.
If you’re wondering why your employees aren’t as productive as you’d like, or your bottom line isn’t as healthy as it should be, it could be because you’re not managing your workforce appropriately. It’s an easy mistake to make, especially if you don’t have workforce management technology in place.
The financial impact of employee absence is significant, yet managing it is increasingly complicated, time consuming, and expensive. Automating absence processes across the organisation helps mitigate and reduce these costs.
Fatigue is a common problem in many industries. Many companies are failing to recognise workplace fatigue as a critical business risk and cost. Increasing pressure to perform and a ‘do more with less’ attitude means that fatigue is a growing problem for workers.
The financial impact of employee absence is significant, yet managing it is increasingly complicated, time consuming and expensive. Automating absence processes across the organisation help mitigate and reduce these costs.
For Australian companies to compete successfully on an international playing field they need to focus on productivity and unlocking the skills and knowledge that employees can bring to the organisation.
If there’s one lesson to be learned from the world of rostering and workforce management, it’s that change is a constant. Business plans evolve. Strategies require adjustment. Staffing levels and talent pools ebb-and-flow.