Hot topics

Should You Be Using Artificial Intelligence in Your Talent Assessments?

25 Feb 2019  by   Matti Jaakkola

When we think of artificial intelligence (AI), many of us will cast our minds forward a few hundred years, to a world where every function could be managed by a robotic machine. However, even today, organisations are already beginning to benefit from the tools that power artificial intelligence, particularly when it comes to recruitment and talent assessment.

Do Your Employee Benefits Stack Up?

26 Sep 2018  by   Haya Alomari

Whether you’re looking after a group of senior executives, on-the-ground retail staff or a remote customer service team, one factor remains consistent. Employee benefits are crucial. Benefits that resonate with top employees and embed them into your organisational culture? Even better.

2018 Aon Best Employer Insights

30 Jul 2018  by   Haya Alomari

Being named an “Aon Best Employer” is about much more than an office full of happy employees. Aon Best Employers enjoy sales growth that is six times higher than that of their counterparts, and staff turnover rates that are 33% lower. And this is just the beginning. The data is clear – employee engagement is a source of significant competitive advantage.  

Getting the formula right on psychometric assessments and candidate experience

04 Jul 2018  by   Caroline Pyszko

When designing a recruitment process talent acquisition teams face a common challenge: How to provide a great candidate experience while also getting the valuable data from psychometric assessments? Creating an efficient and effective process will improve the quality of hire, so how do you get the formula right?

The digital transformation blueprint

03 Apr 2018  by   Dr. John Chan

Our society has always been undergoing a state of change. However, with recent technological advances, the speed of change has drastically increased. It is clear that our society is rapidly undergoing a digital transformation and organisations must evolve and transform their organisations so they not only survive, but thrive in the digital environment. There are multiple paths to digitally transforming your organisation, but perhaps most importantly, is to have a digital transformation blueprint. This blueprint should outline the framework of how the organisation employ, manage, and reward their employees. This framework should provide a solid picture of the type of skills and capabilities required to drive your business forward.

Designing the employee experience: Measure, design, implement and repeat

12 Mar 2018  by   Tony Tran

Designing an optimal employee experience is critical in making sure your organisation not only attracts, develops and retains top talent, but that you can also compete in a highly competitive market. So, how do you go about measuring and then defining and refining your employee experience? We take a look at a tried and tested process to help your organisation succeed.

The superannuation gender gap – how can we do better?

01 Mar 2018  by   Saffron Sweeney

With the ‘Global Gender Gap Report’ highlighting the continued existence of a gender pay gap in Australia, it isn’t just women’s current remuneration and lifestyles which may be impacted. Disparities in pay – along with other factors such as a higher propensity to work part-time or a pause in career to care for children or relatives – can significantly reduce the superannuation balances of women, ultimately affecting their quality of life in retirement. In this Hot Topic, we review the impact of the gender pay gap upon superannuation for women and propose strategies to address the imbalance.

Aon Best Employers integrate the customer and employee experiences

05 Dec 2017  by   Haya Alomari

Employees at Aon Best Employers feel valued because they are treated like a customer themselves. How can you integrate the customer experience with the employee experience to engage and motivate your employees?

Early intervention approaches to mental health in the workplace

01 Dec 2017  by   Paul Gordon

Mental health in the workplace is undeniably an extremely important, yet complex and often misunderstood issue. With both workplace and individual risk factors playing a role in the emergence of mental health disorders, how can organisations provide the right support to their employees? This Hot Topic looks at the positive new techniques and tools which are emerging to support employers and employees with early intervention, prevention and treatment for mental health issues.

Aon Best Employers connect their people to purpose and vision – even in times of change

28 Nov 2017  by   Haya Alomari

Although many organisations aim to connect employees to their purpose and values, Aon Best Employers take this a step further by sustaining these connections during times of change. We examine how Aon Best Employers make their mission and values a meaningful tool for equipping their employees to cope with change.