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Australian organisations resist flexible working arrangements

17th September 2014

A recent poll by Harrier Human Capital found that 48% of respondents work for organisations with no flexible work arrangements on offer. Despite a growing trend in global workplaces, Australian organisations appear slow to offer alternative work arrangements.  The Harrier findings are consistent with a 2013 study of 500 organisations by labour analytics company Kronos…

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Diversity improves the bottom line

1st July 2014

Media release According to a recent poll by Harrier Human Capital, 63% of respondents say their organisation has a strategy in place for managing an increasingly diverse workforce. Evidence shows clear economic benefits for cultural and gender diversity; companies with strong executive and board diversity, average 53% higher ROEs and 14% EBIT than those with without.

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Gender diversity – ATC 2014 presentation

1st July 2014

Building on this years’ International Women’s Day theme of Inspiring Change, Harrier CEO Kelly Quirk partnered with Rabia Siddique, a criminal and human rights lawyer awarded a Queen’s commendation for human rights work, to discuss gender diversity across the global and Australian landscapes at the Australasian Talent Conference in Sydney in May. Their presentation focused on…

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Are mandatory gender quotas required?

14th May 2014

Media release According to a recent poll by Harrier Human Capital, 75% of respondents think quotas are a positive way to ensure equal or appropriate representation for women in key strategic positions. Whilst many companies and countries around the world have women in leadership roles – and may agree that a greater gender balance is…

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Harrier’s CEO appointed to HRO Today board

7th April 2014

Harrier Human Capital is pleased to announce the appointment of Chief Executive Officer, Kelly Quirk, to the board of advisors of HRO Today Services and Technology Association, Asia Pacific chapter. Kelly joins the nine existing board members in advising on regional strategy and communications as defined by the Association Executive Team. Please click here to…

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