Insights At Work—The Aon Hewitt Blog

Hire to Rapidly Accelerate Employee Engagement: What’s the Formula?

12 Apr 2018  by   Stephen Hickey & Mina Morris

A highly engaged workforce works harder, stays longer and leads to better business outcomes. But an employee's propensity to be engaged is linked to their personality. So how can companies hire candidates who are wired for engagement?

China's Changing Workforce: 4 Things Every Rewards Professional Must Know

In past years, China’s economy was designed for rapid growth. Now, the emphasis is on building quality talent and sustainable businesses. To successfully navigate this transformation, HR and rewards managers should pay attention to four big developments.

Graduate Recruitment: Is It All A Game?

23 Mar 2018  by   Laura Lynch

Game-based assessments are starting to play a key role in graduate recruitment, with 75% of multinational HR and talent practitioners in Australia saying they would use it as part of their screening and selection strategy. But is this enough to truly appeal to the millennial workforce? Or do organisations simply not take them seriously enough?

Why NOT to Use Psychometric Assessments as a Tick-box Exercise

16 Mar 2018  by   Nada Osama

Psychometrics can truly help many organisations reach their full potential, but how can you get the best use out of psychometrics for your organisation—and more importantly, demonstrate return on investment?

Engagement Score: Should It Just Be Another KPI?

09 Mar 2018  by   Charyl Lee Jia Jin

The way organisations define ‘engagement’ can greatly influence the outcomes they derive. Increasingly, we see organisations setting engagement score as a KPI on their managers’ scorecards. But this leads managers to view engagement as an end in itself, rather than a means of achieving greater productivity and business performance. Why this is bad for business? Read on to find out.

How Can Australian Employers Drive Strong EVPs?

01 Mar 2018  by   Alexander Krasavin

A strong Employee Value Proposition (EVP) can go a long way in helping you attract, engage and retain talent. So how do top corporations like Commonwealth Bank of Australia and Empired Group approach EVP?

Superannuation and Home Ownership for Australian Expats: What Has Changed?

22 Feb 2018  by   Belinda Barclay

For non-tax residents of Australia, the landscape continues to change. In the second of this two-part article, we cover some of the changes in superannuation and treatment of Australian property that affect expatriates who have swapped the sunburnt country for the little red dot that is Singapore.

How Will Blockchain Transform HR?

15 Feb 2018  by   Vikas Verma

Blockchain has the potential to allow HR to finally break the shackles of administrative processes and claim the seat at the decision table to shape and enable business strategy through its most valuable asset—its people. But how?

Superannuation for Australian Expats: What are the Tips & Traps?

09 Feb 2018  by   Belinda Barclay

For non-tax residents of Australia, the landscape continues to change. In the first of this two-part article, we cover some of the key tips and traps for expatriates who have swapped the sunburnt country for the little red dot that is Singapore.

How Can Organisations Up Their Game in Talent Acquisition?

01 Feb 2018  by   Pritish Gandhi & Pooja Chitkara

With talent acquisition professionals facing shifting expectations and new challenges, how does technology play a part?