Have your say & get industry insights: 2016 Australian Payroll Association Survey

Posted by: samantha on 1 December 2016 in Payroll

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Do you know what challenges other payroll professionals in Australia face – or which key new trends they’re benefitting from?Click here to take part in the Australian Payroll Association (APA) Payroll Benchmarking Survey and you’ll receive a complimentary copy of the 2017 Payroll Benchmarking Report with valuable information and fresh insights about our industry.The survey takes just ten minutes to complete – and is open until Friday, 23 December 2016.ADP is a member of the APA and a keen supporter of this annual benchmarking study. It’s the only one in Australia that investigates both the costs and efficiencies of payroll operations, as well as, salary costs across locations, employer size and industries.This is a quick and easy way to add your payroll experiences to the learning we’re all keen to gain. Written by: The ADP Team 

Technology for Employee Learning: 3 Ways To Improve Continuing Education

Posted by: samantha on 24 November 2016 in Human Capital Management

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Adopting technology for employee learning may have moved to the back burner at many organisations as HR leadership focus on employee recruitment and retention strategies. But losing focus on employee education can be very detrimental to talent attraction and retention.According to a study by the ADP Research Institute® The Evolution of Work: The Changing Nature of the Global Workforce (1), 82% of employees have "positive" feelings about a future where "people will use tech to learn anything, anytime, anywhere." Today's employees are clearly eager to learn and acquire new skills, and the adoption of technology to enable employee learning allows organisations to elevate employee happiness while improving their ability to retain talent.For example, according to London-based CityAm (2), out of 2,000 people considering switching companies in the next year, a primary motivator is a desire for professional growth, with 41% of employees…

How to Improve Retention: 3 Strategies in an Increasingly Global Talent Market

Posted by: samantha on 9 November 2016 in Human Capital Management

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Technological advancements have made it easy for HR departments to take advantage of globalisation and expand their recruitment strategies to include the worldwide market however this can introduce new risk – as it makes your existing employees more aware of the wealth of new opportunities available to them abroad.Why Are They Looking Abroad?In addition to the obvious possibility of higher earnings, employees who accept a position overseas may increase access to niche roles, providing career growth within specific verticals. They also often gain better work-life balance and more opportunities to visit new places and develop diverse communication skills.3 Retention Strategies for a Global Talent MarketFor HR Leaders who prioritise talent, there should be minimal difference between business and talent strategies, according to PricewaterhouseCoopers (1). An effective talent retention strategy should take into account both risk management and employee reward. Here are…

ADP Leads Gartner's 2016 Magic Quadrant for Payroll BPO Services

Posted by: samantha on 2 November 2016 in ADP News, Payroll

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For a fifth consecutive year, ADP has been named a “Leader”, securing the top spot in the Gartner* 2016 Payroll BPO Magic Quadrant report. In compiling this report, Gartner, the world’s leading information technology research and advisory firm, analysed vendors across all regions, employer sizes, and service-delivery models – evaluating their ability to execute and completeness of vision.According to Gartner, “Leaders” such as ADP, perform well by having a clear vision of the market’s direction and clients’ needs, and by building capabilities and competencies to satisfy clients and sustain their leadership position.Get your complimentary copy of the excerpt from the 2016 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Payroll BPO Services and explore how your business can benefit from ADP’s expertise. *Gartner does not endorse any vendor, product or service depicted in its research publications, and does not advise technology users to select only those vendors with…

Why does Harvard Business Review say you can prepare for a VUCA world?

Posted by: samantha on 27 October 2016 in Innovation & Technology, Non classé

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VUCA, a military acronym used to describe a ‘new world order’ which is more Volatile, Uncertain, Complex and Ambiguous, is gaining popularity with senior business leaders because it aptly describes the challenges and opportunities they face.“[It’s] easy to use VUCA as a crutch, a way to throw off the hard work of strategy and planning - after all, you can’t prepare for a VUCA world, right? Actually, you can.” Harvard Business Review (1)Read our short infographic to understand what VUCA is – and find out the key questions that help you learn if your business is well placed to thrive in a more VUCA world. SOURCES:What VUCA Really Means for You, Harvard Business Review, January – February 2014 Issue