Hot topics

Sort out your super

02 Aug 2017  by   Jennifer Dean

Planning for retirement is one of those tasks that often gets pushed to the bottom of our to-do lists. But with a few simple steps, you can sort out your super (and your future self will thank you for it).

Employee engagement tips from our 2016 ‘Best of the Best’ employer

20 Jul 2017  by   Michelle Reynolds

With 100% of Aon Best Employers rating their strong culture and employee engagement as a core competitive advantage to help drive business outcomes, what can we learn from Cisco – Aon’s 'Best of the Best' employer in 2016? In this hot topic, Cisco share tips for how they have evolved their organisational culture and workplace to engage and motivate their employees, by building on their strengths and harnessing the power of their teams.

Who’s selecting who? Why it’s important to understand a candidate’s perception of the recruitment process

05 Jun 2017  by   Dr Jeff Brown

Impressions formed by a candidate throughout the recruitment and selection process can play a key role in whether a successful applicant accepts the position – and can ultimately influence their behaviour once they are employed. By exploring the selection process from the viewpoint of candidates, organisations can enhance their recruitment processes to positively influence the perceptions and future behaviour of successful applicants.

Better start for new starters? Joiners and movers

15 Mar 2017  by   Jean Hanna

New starters are now being paid much more than their internally promoted peers. So much so that it would take eight years of outperformance for that internal high performer to close the pay gap. How can your organisation tackle this trend and retain your high potential employees? We deep dive into the data and the solution.

Employee Engagement Hot Topic Series

14 Feb 2017  by   Gerhard Diedericks

The Aon Hewitt Employee Engagement Hot Topic Series provides insights and best practices about the latest developments in employee engagement strategies, including how you can leverage the latest technology advancements, predictive analytics and continuous listening approaches to empower your leaders and positively influence engagement and performance.

Engaging for performance

14 Feb 2017  by   Gerhard Diedericks

For many organisations it would be unheard of to only monitor financial and customer performance once a year. But with employee engagement also a strong contributor to overall organisational success, why wouldn’t we put the same focus on one of our most valuable assets – our people? Advances in technology provide new opportunities for organisations to enhance the way they engage their teams and help realise their full potential.

Empowering leaders to act

01 Feb 2017  by   Gerhard Diedericks

With employee engagement often regarded as being the responsibility of HR, it’s common for leaders (and employees) to only focus on engagement once a year when the big annual engagement survey comes around. So how can leaders become empowered to learn, adapt and engage their people on a more regular basis?

Intra-fund advice: Superannuation gets personal

19 Jan 2017  by   Janice Sengupta

With a lot of confusion and misinformation surrounding superannuation, it can be challenging for the average Australian to comprehend. So how do you ensure that your superannuation strategy will adequately support you in retirement? In this hot topic, we outline some key facts you should know about superannuation and show you tools to help make decisions easier.

It pays to be informed about debt

17 Jan 2017  by   Brian Rafton

When it comes to managing your personal debt, it pays to be informed. While financial jargon and seemingly complicated terms can make debt seem confusing and overwhelming, it’s important to arm yourself with information about what you are signing up to. In this hot topic we highlight some of the key facts that it helps to be informed about for the most common types of personal debt including mortgages, credit cards and car loans.

The delicate art and science of executive incentives

15 Dec 2016  by   Peter Ryan

When it comes to executive incentive plans, there are as many detractors as there are advocates. Even many of those who support the principle of incentivising executives find shortcomings in popular incentive plan arrangements. So how can organisations find the right way to motivate their executives, while aligning the incentives with shareholder interests?