Improving the Candidate Experience. - 2020 - Wattsnext Group

Improving the Candidate Experience.

Recently I have been doing a lot of recruiting, this has been both challenging and rewarding. During this time, I have often asked how can I improve the process for client, candidate and myself? How do I attract the best candidate and place them for the role while being effective and efficient for all involved? For me, attracting a large …

Why your HR and marketing teams need to work together - 2020 - Wattsnext Group

Why your HR and marketing teams need to work together

Founder of wattsnext, Sue-Ellen Watts was recently featured at recruitmentmarketing.com.au. Please have a look at the video below and check out the full article at; https://recruitmentmarketing.com.au/why-your-hr-and-marketing-teams-need-to-work-together/  

10 days leave for the price of 3! - 2020 - Wattsnext Group

10 days leave for the price of 3!

One of the most common dilemmas we see small business owners face is the desire to provide their team with a great work life balance. However, this can result in the business struggling to keep moving forward when they are a person down. For some of our clients, one person makes up a third of the business! If this is …

Delegation is a Super Power - 2020 - Wattsnext Group

Delegation is a Super Power

If you are in charge of life at home and you’re pulling off a career role, the superpower of delegation (which is often underestimated) is truly yours to own. Trying to pull off the daily feat of home life, school life, sports life, social life and career life is hard. I have often pulled a three-hour parenting shift of cooking, cleaning, …

Culture should be your competitive advantage - 2020 - Wattsnext Group

Culture should be your competitive advantage

The rapid rise of technology is changing the businesses landscape faster than ever. The way we communicate, the way we transact and the sheer abundance of readily available data is actually evening the playing field. Technology is lowering the barrier of entry and geographic boundaries have dissolved. The natural selection process is speeding up and for businesses to evolve, we …

The Enlightened Bite - 2020 - Wattsnext Group

The Enlightened Bite

It’s always a tough call. Should you treat yourself to a real lunch break by getting out of the office, or should you quickly heat up leftovers from last night and shove it down as you continue to ferociously respond to emails? A Pollfish study of 500 Australians revealed that 75% are moving through a day’s work without taking a …

How can the Employee Experience be used to get better organizational results for SME businesses in Australia? - 2020 - Wattsnext Group

How can the Employee Experience be used to get better organizational results for SME businesses in Australia?

Survey Time! Take our survey The experience Within leadership and human resources areas there has been a growing trend to reverse engineer the previously defined areas of customer experience (CX) used widely by predominantly service industries, and user experience (UX) from the information technology worlds and applying these towards the employee lifecycle. Employee Experience (EX) has been embraced as a …

Should we move to a 4-day Workweek? - 2020 - Wattsnext Group

Should we move to a 4-day Workweek?

According to a global survey conducted by The Workforce Institute (Kronos Inc), nearly 45% of 3,000 employees interviewed said it would take less than five hours each day to do their job if uninterrupted! More interesting was that 72% would work four days or less per week if pay remained the constant. Three-quarters of workers crave a longer weekend! So, …

My Boss Stole My Boyfriend - 2020 - Wattsnext Group

My Boss Stole My Boyfriend

My Boss Stole My Boyfriend! At this time of year we hear a lot about office romance and the familiar stats are rolled out about co-worker fraternisation (a recent study reported 41% of employees have had an intimate relationship with a colleague)! It seems only natural, when we spend so much time at work, that our offices become incubators for …

The Year is Still New and Happy - 2020 - Wattsnext Group

The Year is Still New and Happy

Ok, so it’s the start of a fresh year. New Year Resolutions were set, promises to self were made, and now it’s time to come out swinging. It time to get on that tread mill and start the grind to shed those holiday ponds. It the first full week of February, kids are back at school and we are exercising …