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  • Grad recruitment at careers fairs, worth it? by

    Careers fairs are a traditional catch-all recruitment strategy, and organisers say hosting a booth is an ideal way to meet a large group of potential candidates and is beneficial for both large and small-scale organisations – but what is the return on investment for HR?

  • IR laws swing in favour of management as Victorian nurses defy federal orders by

    Unprecedented nurse walkouts in Victoria have coincided with an announcement by the New South Wales government that fines for defying orders from the Industrial Relations Commission will increase from $10,000 to $100,000 for the first day of an offence.

  • HR manager embezzled $600k by

    A British former HR manager for a Dubai-based company has been charged and faces serious jail time in the UAE after allegedly embezzling the equivalent of $631,000 while in his post, a court heard this week.

  • Returning mums offered on-site childcare by

    A Melbourne company has proven just how far it is willing to go when it comes to retaining returning parents in their workforce – it built its own $5m on-site childcare centre.

  • New leave calculator launched by Fair Work by

    Fair Work has launched a new leave calculator which will assist employers with calculating annual and personal leave entitlements under the National Employment Standards (NES).

  • Is the resume an out-dated hiring tool? by

    A US-based entrepreneur who started a business in the mid-2000s did not have a HR team to take the pain out of hiring, and soon grew weary of wading through stacks of resumes to find the best applications. That is why he created a new system that says goodbye to the resume forever.

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