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Employee Assistance Program (Drake WorkWise)

22/10/2021

Building resiliency at work

By Drake International

Even those of us who are happy at work will say there are still stressors nonetheless – constant change, too few staff, and strained workplace relationships to name just a few. And then there are the challenges in our personal life as well!

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18/10/2021

How Inclusive is Your Company’s Recruitment Practice? Here are 8 Tips to Ensure it Is

By Drake International

It’s not enough for an organisation to say it values diversity in the workplace. To be a diverse and inclusive employer, changes need to occur in the recruitment process. “Glassdoor” found that 67% of job seekers use diversity as an important factor when considering companies and job offers.

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08/10/2021

Where Is the Procurement Talent?

By Drake International

Recruiting and attracting a workforce has changed dramatically, especially in the last 18 months; it is no longer a simple case of “if you have a job, you will fill the position”. COVID has seen closed borders, stunted immigration, and a hesitancy of candidates re job movement.  The Procurement and Logistic sector have been impacted like so many other sectors.

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03/09/2021

What is a micro-manager and why is it bad for business?

By Drake International

We’ve all heard the term, or even experienced a little dose of micro-management, you may have even been guilty of it yourself! It is easy to point the finger at a perceived micro-manager and label them as an aggressive, power-hungry monster. However, the psychology behind this behaviour is much more complex and can put even us ordinary folk at risk of micro-managing behaviour.

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27/08/2021

Are you Wasting your Employee Resources? Here are Six Steps to Maximise Productivity

By Drake International

Employee talent and efficiency determines the pace and growth of an organisation. Whether you have tens, hundreds, or thousands of staff, they are critical resources that must be carefully hired and managed for optimum productivity. The truth is, if you don’t know how many resources you have, and if you don’t know how to utilise them, it will never be enough.

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27/08/2021

The cost of Employee Attrition & Mitigation Strategies to Implement now

By Drake International

Would you believe that Australian businesses have some of the highest rates of employee attrition globally? The greatest flight risk is among workers under 30 years of age - 28% of them are looking to change jobs within their first year of employment and more than 50% are planning to exit within two years. In the over-30s demographic, merely 36% plan to change employers by the two year mark, a significant difference from the younger demographic. 

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