March marks the Women's History Month, a time dedicated to commemorate and celebrate the social, economic and domestic accomplishments of women. In light of the month-long recognition of women, here at AIM we are delighted to profile two female entrepreneurs, Kimberley Britt AFAIM and Zoe Piper FAIM. Kimberley is previously a member of the AIM Young Manager Advisory Board and Chair of AIM's Emerging Leaders Board. Zoe is the former Chair of the AIM ACT Regional Advisory Committee and a finalist in the Emerging Entrepreneur category of NAB Women's Agenda Leadership Awards.
In January 2017 the South Australian Regional Advisory Committee was formed. The role of a Regional Advisory Committee is to reflect and amplify the strategic direction of AIM within South Australia. The Regional Advisory Committee works in an advisory capacity with AIM, to operationalise initiatives in that region and grow regional Membership and engagement.
This month we’re looking at the importance of benchmarking your salaries to reduce the risk of overpaying staff. More importantly, proper salary benchmarking ensures your best staff are appropriately compensated avoiding losing top talent and reduce high turnover rate. With that in mind, for over fifty years AIM has delivered reliable and up-to-date Australian salary data via our National Salary Survey (NSS).
Last Wednesday (8th March) AIM delivered the first series in what promises to be a great year of Signature Events! The annual International Women’s Day (IWD) luncheons sold out early at our five venues across the country in Brisbane, Melbourne, Sydney, Sunshine Coast and Toowoomba. We had over 2,000 Members and Non-Members in attendance and raised a total of $42,000 for our very worthy charity partner, PROJECT FUTURES.
Following the success of the first AIM Conference in October last year, AIM is delighted to bring the 7 skills of very successful leaders Conference to Melbourne on 24th March 2017. This day-long conference will explore the latest in leadership and management, providing an insightful and interactive program addressing topics designed to develop you as a leader. If you are travelling interstate or in Melbourne, why not book a ticket for yourself or bring the whole team to hear a range of perspectives and connect with like-minded professionals at this dynamic and diverse national conference.
One of the greatest benefits of being an AIM Professional Member is the wealth of information available at your fingertips. The AIM Knowledge Centre is a unique pool of specialised management resources for professionals and it's at your disposal.
Developed from the Australian Management Capability Index (AMCI) research, AIM is delighted to unveil an organisation wide leadership HealthCheck as a core benefit in the AIM Corporate Membership package.
AIM is proud to launch the first ever Australian Executive Education Survey. The survey aims to ascertain the nature and impact of executive education in Australian organisations in order to discern changes in training models, the learning and development environment for various management levels, and whether executive education has positive benefits for productivity.
International Women’s Day takes place on March 8th each year around the world celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political successes of women. AIM is delighted to once again host an International Women’s Day Debate in Brisbane, Melbourne and Sydney with the support of Business News Australia.
Research shows that better managers and better leaders in an organisation will have a positive effect on staff retention, engagement and business results. 68% of employee’s have said that their manager or leader is very important to their overall job satisfaction. The AIM Corporate package recognises this need in the market and provides a complete solution to build management capabilities.