Australian infrastructure projects receive boost from job and labour costing insights
Posted on 05/12/2014
The Australian Government’s Productivity report published earlier this year highlights a strong need for more, better, and improved coordination of major project data to ensure efficient costs of construction. Labour costing and job costing form an integral part of this needed data.
Do your rosters keep your staff happy?
Posted on 03/12/2014
Hell hath no fury like a disgruntled employee. And in today’s hyper-connected digital world, examples of unhappy employees quitting in spectacular fashion abound. From epic resignation videos like this one (with almost 19 million views by today’s count) to this infamous photo essay from ‘Dry Erase Jenny’ to more sinister scenes like this horror story, and to the super-sweet resignation cake pictured below, there are stories to make you laugh, and stories to make you cringe.
Staff rosters have you ‘nursing’ a bad headache?
Posted on 01/12/2014
‘Doctoring’ the perfect staff roster within the constraint-laden landscape of Australia’s healthcare industry is an art form. Bad puns aside, many organisations within the healthcare industry are under huge pressure to accommodate complex rostering rules and implement difficult schedules.
Tis the season(al worker)
Posted on 28/11/2014
In the New Daily’s article published earlier this year titled, ‘Casual work: The good, the bad and the ugly’, some of the more interesting ongoing rostering, payroll, time and attendance, awards and flexibility issues that surround casual work are highlighted.
The willow and the reeds
Posted on 26/11/2014
Martial artist and action film actor Bruce Lee, paraphrasing Lao Tzu’s ancient Chinese wisdom, famously said that the flexible reeds bend in the strongest winds, while the mighty willow will break. It seems evident that modern Australian businesses would do well to heed these wise words when considering flexible work options.