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Workforce

How to Exhibit Ethical Leadership in Business

This workforce article is focused on ethical business practices for businesses and global organizations. The article also provides ideation on how businesses can develop a principled workforce culture. This workforce article promotes leadership and business ethics for managers and employers.

Strategic onboarding delivers engagement, retention, results

This article and guide from Charity Village outlines some crucial steps to correctly onboard your new staff. While the research and examples are Canadian, the message remains valuable to us here in Victoria: onboarding employees during their first year of employment increases retention rates.

Karreeta Yirramboi: An employer toolkit to grow aboriginal employment in your organisation

The overarching goal in Karreeta Yirramboi, the Victorian Public Sector Aboriginal Employment Action Plan, is to increase Aboriginal participation in the Victorian public sector workforce to a one per cent target by 2015.
To support this, the State Services Authority has developed the Karreeta Yirramboi: An Employer Toolkit to grow Aboriginal Employment in your Organisation. The toolkit provides practical material to assist organisations increase the numbers of Aboriginal employees in their organisation. It covers the following topics:
  • cultural awareness and competency
  • attraction and recruitment
  • retention – induction, mentoring and career support
  • career development, managing performance and leadership opportunities
  • creating an Aboriginal Employment Officer position
  • developing an Aboriginal Employment Plan
  • community engagement.
A set of key messages and top tips support each chapter in the toolkit. Case studies, drawn from the experiences of public sector organisations and staff are also included to give the toolkit practical application. The toolkit provides templates for an 'Aboriginal Employment Officer' position and an 'Aboriginal Employment Plan'. An overview (pamphlet) of the toolkit is also available. An html version of the toolkit and overview brochure is available.

Take A Stand – Gender Equity in the Workplace

Take A Stand Against Domestic Violence Take a Stand against domestic violence: it’s everyone’s business is a whole-of-organisation workplace program aimed at the primary prevention of domestic violence. Take a Stand helps prevent domestic violence before it occurs by working with businesses to change attitudes and behaviours that support violence against women.