"Hiring in for specific skills – both technical and soft – will be a priority for change, growth and competitive advantage.”
"In June we have seen salary increases in a majority of sectors including banking and financial services."
"It’s soft skills that allow someone to share and discuss ideas, forge effective relationships with stakeholders, work with others to solve problems and accurately look at information to come to the best conclusion."
"Not only can incorrect pay impact the productivity and ‘care-factor’ of your workforce, but it can also lead to significant fines and reputational damage for businesses."
“The demands of pre-existing occupations are rapidly evolving and so too are the expected technical skills required."
A shortage in available key skills has moved up from one of the top five challenges of 2018 to one of the top three in 2019.
“Australia’s current IT skills shortage is a risk to business success and innovation."
Education is as important as the big stick approach and it is clear there is still lots to do.
“They embody an organisation’s culture, make change happen, are accountable for delivering results and are central to employee retention."
"APSCo Australia is proud of our Members and their achievements throughout the awards season."