What will Australian workplaces look like post-COVID?

The world will be a different place as it emerges from the COVID-19 crisis, with Australians’ work, life and travel permanently changed by the pandemic, according to a new report by KPMG,Our New Reality: Predictions after COVID-19. Remote working and digital commerce will rise across all industries, as the 9-5 workday is challenged and corporate […]

The future of work after the Coronavirus pandemic: 9 trends for HR leaders

Organisations can differentiate themselves from competitors during the COVID-19 pandemic by leveraging the nine ongoing trends, according to Gartner, Inc. These trends are broken into three categories: accelerating trends, new impacts that were not previously part of the future of work discussion, and pendulum swings – temporary shorter-term reactions. “Business leaders must understand the large […]

The 6 Major Benefits of Performance Management Software and Why Your Company Needs It

DLPA has more than 10 years of experience as a performance management solution provider. When it comes to managing employees, we have long been aware of the challenges surrounding efficiency that many businesses, big and small, are facing. With the added impact of a continuous shift in the nature of work – namely the globalisation […]

Can we enforce our staff to download the COVIDSafe app?

The Australian government’s strong advocacy for the use of its new tracking app ‘COVIDSafe’ has presented a new COVID-19 issue for employers. COVIDSafe is being promoted as a way to keep ‘yourself and your community safe’. Given the workplace safety risk of COVID-19 for almost all workplaces (and their clients and customers), should employers be […]

Jacinda Ardern as a Model of Female Leadership

Over the past few months, each and every world leader has faced the same unprecedented challenge almost in unison, with uninterrupted media coverage ensuring that their every move is recorded. The scrutiny is relentless – much like the virus itself – and whether a president, prime minister, chancellor or supreme leader, competence and skill pertaining […]

Benefits and Challenges of Diversity-Based Employment

As organisations and businesses evolve, so do expectations for them to embrace diversity and change. It is not just about ticking boxes and reaching quotas, but about building a better business from the core and reaping the tangible and intangible rewards. ‘Diversity’ might be a hot topic for HR departments across the globe, but in […]