The Age — ‘Primary strategy’: Why everyone’s getting poached on LinkedIn

Getting targeted by recruiters on Linkedin? Kris Grant, ASPL's CEO shares why.

SmartCompany — Australians are “quiet quitting” work. Here’s what that means

Have you heard of the term quiet quitting? The idea is “you’re not outright quitting your job, but you’re quitting the idea of going above and beyond,”. Essentially, quiet quitting means meeting the expectations of a job, although being unwilling to overperform or advance in your career. — Thousands of Aussie workers see wage increases triple as a result of inflation

Inflation has pushed organisations to increase staff salaries, especially for those under union agreements. With unemployment at a historic low, CEO of ASPL Group Kris shares her expertise for employers to expect greater difficulty in attracting staff and filling vacant positions over the second half of the year, putting upward pressure on wage costs.

SmartCompany — ‘Long COVID’ could cause workplace havoc. Here’s what you need to know

Over 500,000 Australians will be diagnosed with ‘long COVID’ over the next few months, amongst a market shortage, it's our role as leaders to be strategic and work through contingencies as infections increase. ASPL Group's CEO shares with Smart Company how leaders should prepare their workplaces through flexibility and support.  

AFR — Talent debate faces the make-or-buy dilemma

Many of ASPL Group's clients are experiencing difficulty sourcing capability with the required skills needed in today's tightening labour market. Organisations are now debating whether to outsource the work required or internally train and upskill their existing talent.

Investor Daily — Unemployment rate drops to near 50-year low

In the Investor Daily article, CEO of ASPL Group, Kris Grant, shares her expert advice to overcome skills shortages, as the Australian unemployment rates are the lowest they have been since 1974, dropping to 3.5 per cent.

West Australian — An expert’s six-step guide to getting the pay rise you deserve

As our labour market tightens and skill shortages increase across the nation, an employee's bargaining power has never been greater, when retention is crucial in this climate. Asking for a pay rise can be incredibly nerve racking, however preparing yourself beforehand can help calm your nerves and feel more confident.

AFR — Staff retention strategies top of mind for finance bosses

Kris Grant, CEO of ASPL Group, shares strategies for retaining staff, in response to the tightening labour market and talent shortage with the Australian Financial Review. — Beyonce’s new song has been hailed an ode to the Great Resignation, but what does that mean?

'Employees who aren't happy will walk', CEO Kris Grant shares her thoughts on the latest employee turnover rates as many individuals take the lyrics from Beyonce's newest single as a sign to hand in their resignation.

Business Australia — Record level of job ads reveals worsening labour shortage

In the first half of 2022, Australian job advertisements reached its highest record level in 16 years. The rise of recruitment activity meant job ads were 25.7% higher compared to a year ago and 77.3% higher (or about 130,100 available positions) than pre-covid levels. SEEK revealed that job ads rose 2.1% from April and 25.6% year over year.