Hot topics

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.

Graduate recruitment – it’s not a game

05 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 saying they would use game-based assessment as part of their screening and selection strategy. Before we follow this ‘shiny object’ trend, we need to ask ourselves, are we really appealing to the millennial workforce? Or are we simply not taking them seriously enough?

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.

Responding to the CIPR with proven alternatives

22 Feb 2018  by   Saffron Sweeney

Aon Hewitt recently made a submission to the Treasury in relation to a discussion paper for public consultation, regarding the development of the framework for Comprehensive Income Products for Retirement (CIPR). The CIPR framework seeks to address four implied problems that occur in retirement and in this Hot Topic we look deeper at those implied problems, summarise some key considerations and share our top recommendations.

Aon Best Employers renegotiate the employee deal

12 Dec 2017  by   Haya Alomari

Aon Best Employers are changing the way they approach the employee experience. Learn how they are keeping ahead of the game by creating more holistic work experiences and shifting the focus towards individualised benefits and career development opportunities.

The not-for-profit sector; a picture of growth and investment

06 Dec 2017  by   Jean Hanna

As more commercial organisations move into the Care and Social Services Sectors, they may need to take a leaf out of the books of their not-for-profit peers, who are setting a strong example for employee reward and remuneration.

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.

Enabling greater transparency in reward communications

30 Nov 2017  by   Emma Le Grice

Do your employees understand how their remuneration package has been determined? And do your employees perceive their pay (and how it was determined) to be fair and equitable in relation to their job role and their peers? The need for transparency around rewards and recognition is increasing. Fortunately there are tools available to help organisations evaluate, compare and communicate this information to their employees.