A Brisbane employee has won his job back after being sacked for swearing at the boss. When is HR justified in firing over four-letter words?
HR professionals have been steadfast in proving the strategic business case for bringing HR to the boardroom table. Yet new research has shown that the profession is making slow strides to this end.
As Sydney, Melbourne and Perth join the ranks of the most expensive cites in the world for ex-pats, its high-time for HR to clarify the recruitment strategy for luring much-needed overseas talent.
It’s a concept that may just be the next big thing in HR – seating employees with like-minded souls could spell the end of petty noise disputes, and may just mean the elusive goal of harmony in the workplace can be achieved.
Writing a to-do list is a comforting activity – putting tasks to paper (or screen) seems to somehow clear and relax the mind. But a new study has shown that list-making may be pointless.
This may just be Australia’s most promising employee. Creative, risk-taker, brave, selfless – traits all employers would like to see in an employee...just a pity he’s only 9!
A new report released yesterday has found that organisations continue to exclude older workers and has called for the removal of systematic barriers which have influenced the recruitment choices of employers.
With the possible exception of NASA, no company had built a replica of workplace conditions. Until now.
HR believes the tried and true CV is still the most effective recruitment tool, despite the growing popularity of social media to verify candidates’ information.
As the market scrambles to audit its hiring needs with the implementation of the carbon tax just over three weeks away, finding the right talent may require HR to start from the ground up.
Staff at AGL's Loy Yang Power Station have signalled the possibility of industrial action in a move described as 'outdated union ideology'
The Australian Industry Group has said the proposed wording could allow perpetrators to take paid leave
A former public servant has lost an appeal to receive continuing remedial massage treatment for an old workplace injury