Millennials are a great fit for the global workforce, thanks to their lifestyle, values and international mindset. The generation born 1981-1996 has come of age in a world increasingly interconnected, where their physical and virtual lives take place in a global society. Millennials are a mobile generation with a global mindset.
For the first time in history Australia’s workforce comprises of five generations. Generation Y, also known as millennials, will take over as the biggest working population since the baby boomers. Millennials are tech-savvy and socially conscious, and are the most tertiary qualified generation. They offer distinct skills and abilities from previous generations as well as different values when it comes to accepting a job and staying in it. Millennials in the workplace is a topic that has the world talking. Read More
We live and work in an increasingly interconnected world. This means that it is more important than ever to understand how culture impacts the work that we do and the way we relate to others. The Culture Map offers a practical model for “decoding how people think, lead, and get things done across cultures”. Read More
Have you ever considered how you may be perceived by other cultures?
If you’re an Australian working with a typically less direct culture such as Japan, United Kingdom, India or Indonesia, you may find yourself wondering why people won’t tell you exactly what they think. Read More
Cultural intelligence, or CQ, is a real asset to anyone working in today’s complex and dynamic business world. Developing CQ allows you to bridge differences and close knowledge gaps, enabling you to take advantage of the wide range of skills, knowledge and resources made available by an intercultural workforce. Read More
International Consultants Centre has recently undertaken a benchmarking project looking at how companies manage their candidate selection for international assignments. We interviewed companies from a range of sectors to understand current practices and challenges. Read More
Around the world, Australians are generally known as easy-going and friendly people. When it comes to working with Australians, however, there’s much more at play than their sense of humour and casual manner. International Consultants Centre has put together a list of our 5 top tips to help you work effectively with Australians.
International Consultant’s Centre intercultural trainer Annabel Rattigan visited India earlier this year and shares with us three of her experiences that can only happen in India. India is one of my favourite countries in the world. It is full of contradictions. It is chaotic yet calm, generous but tough, colourful but grey, and progressive yet traditional.