If you’ve encountered hiring difficulties of late, you’re not alone – some 40% of business leaders have said it is taking three months longer to recruit staff than a year ago.
In the same week that a public servant won compo for a work trip sex injury, NSW Premier Barry O’Farrell announced proposed changes that would turn the state’s workers’ compensation on its head.
Payroll error is a one-way ticket to employee disengagement and reduced morale – yet despite the lessons from QLD Health’s bungled shared services operations, orgs continue to mess up this critical function.
The controversy that engulfed Toyota this week begs the question – when redundancies are a business necessity, don’t organisations have the right to layoff the worst performers?
The Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ACCI) have come out swinging with claims the national workplace relations watchdog should be renamed amid confusion over which entity is which.
The federal government has announced it will pay $1,000 to employers who hire a person over the age of 50 from 1 July.
The case of a summary dismissal of an employee who took a three day holiday from work without permission has been upheld thanks to email evidence – is monitoring emails perfectly legal?
Essential reading for any HR professional or employer suspecting employees are simply using their sick leave for leisurely days off.
Research has revealed employers and recruiters are eager to use new media in recruitment efforts – but with so many to choose from, which social media platform is best placed to reel in the top candidates?
The court of public opinion has made its finding – the car manufacturer botched its mass layoffs despite offering enviable severance packages. So how did HR get it so wrong?
An employment tribunal has heard that a flight attendant has been sacked after eating a sandwich given to her by her manager
Talitha Cummins is claiming she was unfairly dismissed from her role while on maternity leave
Male tearfulness is just one of the findings from fascinating research into appraisals by a leading tech firm