- Offshoring jobs
A fascinating Harvard study which found the number of job types in the US that can be offshored is higher than earlier estimates of 22-29% (about 25-30 million jobs). Chances are the same is true for Australia, given we have an open economy similar to US. Perhaps, the big difference is Australia is touted as an offshoring destination. Gartner ranks Australia ahead of India and China as a favourable destination to relocate jobs. Offshoring jobs has been off the media radar for a while, but it is definitely growing. Deloitte’s report on Offshoring trends and ACS policy paper on offshoring IT jobs.
- Best of the best service providers, 2008
Previously we highlighted the best talent solutions providers in Australia (Here and here). Below are the new winners.
Human capital Magazine Awards (gold medal winners)
Preferred career development & training providers – rogenSi
Preferred recruitment agencies – The next Step
Preferred online job boards – SEEK
Preferred incentive/teambuilding providers – Accumulate
Preferred migration & mobility service providers – KPMG
Preferred HR technology & software providers – Frontier software .
For a complete list of winners check out Human Capital Magazine
Seek also won Frost & Sullivan’s Best Practices Awards
This Video explains ‘how to measure the lifetime value of an employee’
- State of the global economy
McKinsey latest report found not all companies are desperate, but the job market is shrinking.