Entries by Talent Nation

The Modern Slavery Bill: What is the latest?

On 1 January 2019, the Modern Slavery Act commenced, an Act that requires a new statutory modern slavery reporting requirement for larger companies operating in Australia. Now is the time to start preparing the information required for the first report, which is due either later this year or mid next year, depending on your financial […]

How much you can earn in sustainability and environmental roles

Exclusive: If women are still being underpaid in sectors of the economy it’s not showing up in sustainability and environmental roles.

According to the inaugural Environment and Sustainability Remuneration Report by Talent Nation, which claims it’s the first specialist report of its kind in Australia and was based on a survey of around 200 companies, women are not only on a par with men in salary terms but generally outperform them…

The Search for Purpose- the Recruiting Challenge

Matching people to roles in the recruitment industry is not too much of a challenge. Finding people driven by purpose with the right skills and motivation to stay a while, however, is where those tasked with recruiting require a whole other level of connection, expertise and experience.  Especially challenging is when people are looking to transition from mainstream to a more purpose-oriented career. They could have the right […]

The “Career Myth”: Is it holding us back?

Many people believe that their careers will follow a linear path, that they will advance up the career ladder incrementally. They may even think that they’ll stay in the same company for the duration of their careers, slowly moving their way up in line with pay raises and title changes. This concept is known as […]

The Modern Slavery Bill: What are the implications for businesses?

The introduction of the NSW Modern Slavery Bill is a major stepping stone for Australia in terms of stamping out human exploitation that, too often, is hidden in plain sight. The Bill seeks to cover the activities of both private and public-sector organisations with annual consolidated revenue of more than $100 million; requiring that they publish a report every financial year in conjunction with modern slavery regulations. It is still yet to be determined […]

Building Resilience: Remaining Positive in the Face of Adversity

Considering the messages we are faced with on a daily basis from the media about the shape of the world, it’s not surprising that many people are finding it hard to maintain a positive attitude looking forward. Every day new issues are emerging on the horizon of our social, economic, environmental and political landscapes, which […]

Personal Sustainability: The importance of a healthy work/life balance

Sustainability from a business perspective is focused on making decisions that provide long-term benefit and minimise negative impact. Along a similar vein, our own personal sustainability is also reliant on these choices; making sure that we’re acting with our long-term wellbeing in mind and avoiding settling for short-term ‘trade-offs.’ So, where do we start when […]