Rostering, scheduling and managing a workforce is, ultimately, about cost. Workforce costs account for almost 70 per cent of a business’ overall expenses. Managing these expenses effectively is a top priority for every business and there are a number of ways workforce costs can grow. Operational inefficiency and a lack of productivity are both key risks.Read more
One in two Australians will at some point in their life experience mental health issues. Employers are increasingly seeing more and more work claims relating to their staffs' mental health and it's costing Australian businesses a staggering $10 billion per year.
There is a big price tag to pay when employers ignore and fail to manage mental health conditions in the workplace. Not only will employers experience high cost because of work claims, they stand to lose billions more from the loss of productivity and absenteeism.Read more
The 4 Corners expose of Don Dale and the death in custody of Ms Dhu have rocked us – but as we all know, the issues go far beyond these two examples. The broader story of Aboriginal incarceration across the nation is largely known. Indigenous Australians make up 27% of the national prison population – a statistic that has almost doubled from 14% at the time of the 1991 Royal Commission into Aboriginal Deaths in Custody. Almost 79% of Indigenous Australians in custody have been in prison before.Read more
Writing is critical to persuade people to do something. Change legislation. Inspire local action. Grant funds. Win a client. Support your cause. Or just get a meeting so you can outline your argument in person. It doesn’t matter who you’re trying to persuade or what format you’re using to convince them. In this half-day workshop, use real examples and your own work to identify and practise the key elements of persuasive writing needed to convince the reader.Read more
Liquid Learning is delighted to present the NSW Policy Officers' Conference 2017, the premier opportunity for policy practitioners to refresh their toolkit and develop the key skills necessary to operate effectively in a complex and constantly evolving policy environment.Read more
Liquid Learning is proud to present The 9th National Higher Education Women’s Leadership Summit 2017.
In recent years there has been a significant drive towards achieving equilibrium at the top levels and while progress has been made, there is still a long way to go. Aspiring leaders looking to step up in higher education need to thoroughly prepare themselves on a personal and professional level for promotion. It is essential to develop a robust leadership skill set and maintain a focus on seizing career opportunities as they arise.Read more
With change occurring at all levels of the public sector, Executive and Personal Assistants are facing the demands of a growing workload and the need for a diverse skill set. EAs and PAs play a crucial role in the success of their executives and their role has the potential to lead to higher positions within the company.
Back and bigger than ever, this event brings together 30+ expert speakers including two world-class international keynotes:Read more