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6 facts about Australia’s changing workforce

It’s no surprise that Australia’s workforce is changing. We could potentially be witnessing the most significant shift since globalisation, with the rise of the multi-channel workforce beginning to reshape traditional employment models. As with any environment or economy, things naturally evolve, and Australia’s workforce has been progressing for decades. Here are six facts about Australia’s [...]

By |2019-07-08T18:46:57+10:00September 13th, 2018|Workforce|0 Comments

Australia’s workforce is changing, but why?

A shift is taking place in Australia. From an ageing population to a hyperconnected society, we’re perhaps witnessing the most significant changes to Australia’s workforce since the rise of globalisation. The rapid development is seeing our workforce diversify in a way that no longer meets traditional models, making way for the development of new models [...]

By |2019-07-08T18:48:14+10:00July 2nd, 2018|Workforce|0 Comments

Aged care: An industry on the rise

It’s no secret that Australia’s population is ageing. Improved quality of life has strengthened longevity, increased the age of retirement and raised the average life expectancy to 82.5 years - which is among the highest in the world. Currently representing 15% of the nation, it is expected that in just a few decades, 1 in [...]

By |2019-07-08T18:48:41+10:00June 18th, 2018|Health, Workforce|0 Comments

Harnessing workplace diversity

Diversity in the workplace is critical to the success of every organisation. For most, diversity is considered in terms of race, gender, culture and religion - but it holds a much greater power. Diversity is also about thought and inclusion; the idea that all employees have a spot at the table, where the voice of [...]

By |2019-07-08T18:49:27+10:00May 30th, 2018|Workforce|0 Comments

Multitasking? Forget it; Monotask for efficiency.

It’s no secret that we’re addicted to ‘multitasking’. In fact, we’re far too good at it. Multiple browser tabs open, juggling five different tasks at once, walking while replying to emails; sound familiar? We’ve all seen the research proving that multitasking is not a productive nor healthy method of working, yet we can’t stop doing [...]

By |2019-07-08T22:31:26+10:00April 19th, 2018|Workforce|0 Comments

The growing trend of flexibility

There’s no denying that the workforce is changing. Today’s work environment is radically different to that of just twenty years ago. From the rise of new technologies that improve the way we’re connected, to the ageing population and a shift towards work-life balance; things are moving rapidly. While work was consuming more and more of [...]

By |2019-07-08T22:32:15+10:00March 20th, 2018|Workforce|0 Comments

The changing workforce of education

The school year is back in full swing; a flux of new students and teachers set for the year. Research has shown that today’s Australians are more educated than ever before, with the number of students enrolled in full-time education at new records. But with the number of students set to rise over the next [...]

By |2018-02-27T08:31:55+10:00February 27th, 2018|Education, Workforce|0 Comments

How to improve workplace efficiency

Every business aims to optimise functionality and efficiency. Yes, we’re talking about the ‘do more with less’ euphemism. Maximising the ability for employees to focus their time and energy in the most critical areas of the business, reaching corporate objectives, all while reducing spend and boosting workplace morale. Sounds impossible, right? It doesn’t have to [...]

By |2019-07-08T22:32:46+10:00February 14th, 2018|Workforce|0 Comments

The importance of promoting employee well-being

The casual workforce is a sporadic, intensive and ever-changing. With such vastly moving structural dynamics, there is a significant need for management to help develop a sense of consistency and foundational support for casual employees. A part of this is prioritising the promotion of employee well-being. A recent news story reported that night shift nurses [...]

By |2019-07-08T22:33:06+10:00January 19th, 2018|Health, Workforce|0 Comments

The benefits of automating shift shortfalls

The workforce is an ever-changing environment. From the rise of the gig economy, to the vast growth of technological advancements; there’s lots to keep up with. At ShiftMatch, we understand that managers are busy enough, without the added pressure of trying to fill unexpected roster vacancies. The workflows surrounding shortfalls can often be extremely time-consuming, [...]

By |2019-07-08T22:33:30+10:00December 14th, 2017|Software, Workforce|0 Comments