Office seating should be determined by employee moods
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.
Ditch the to-do lists
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.
HR’s dream employee
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!
Underemployment of older workers “a waste of human capital”
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.
Organisation takes employee experience demo to new...depths
With the possible exception of NASA, no company had built a replica of workplace conditions. Until now.
Traditional CVs not destined for chopping block just yet
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.
New frontier of skills shortage: environmental jobs market
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.
Not what you know, but who you know: networks exclude migrants
Are your social networks excluding would-be stars in favour of your Mum’s cousins’ niece? Word-of-mouth recommendations may be holding your organisation back.
Don’t fall victim to the winter blues
The winter months are known for employee engagement challenges, due in no small part to shorter days, cold and flu, and more time inside.
Check your payroll: minimum wage decision for 2012 released
Fair Work Australia (FWA) has released its 2012 Annual Wage Review decision and wage increases will take effect from the first pay period starting on or after 1 July 2012.