Following the trail: Building your digital footprint
While inappropriate online activity has been the undoing of countless professionals, many more have actually enhanced their careers by careful and strategic use of social media and online profiles. In fact, by not having an online professio ...
HR beyond the city limits: Albury City Council
Metropolitan organisations struggling with the talent shortage should spare a thought for employers located in regional areas. Iain Hopkins talks to one significant regional employer about their unique HR challenges
All about you
We all know the value of branding in the commercial marketing sense. Can the same rules apply to your own personal brand? Iain Hopkins finds out
Avoiding a road to nowhere
Stop and think – how did you get to where you are? What are your skills now? What do you really want moving forward? We often know what we don’t want, but what we do want is a little harder to determine. It may be time for a refresher cours ...
Breaking down the barriers
While Australia’s immigration policy has evolved reasonably well in addressing the skilled labour needs of the Australian economy, employers are urged to ‘watch this space’ when it comes to long overdue policy reform
Out with the rearview mirror; time to forecast the future
The new era of talent analytics will be predictive rather than prescriptive, and will be used for national and international benchmarking of HR practices, leading HR professionals have told Human Capital.
A case for ditching team bonding days?
Every year companies spend time and money organising off-site team building days to boost morale and team spirit, but according to engagement experts, by the time team building days come around it may be far too late to rally the troops.
Please, don’t take a seat
A new trend is gaining speed at tech companies and no whinging of tired legs is allowed. Say good-bye to sit-down meetings – short and to the point ‘stand up’ meetings may be taking hold.
Turning engagement upside down
With countless employers failing to get cut-through with traditional notions of what engages employees, Ian Hutchinson, founder of Life by Design, says it’s time for fresh take on engagement
At what point should employers intervene in employee health? Human Capital asks the experts how they are handling chronic health issues in the workplace.