- The good life is downunder
A new survey has confirmed what locals already know – Australia is a great place to live, and the Asia-Pacific region overall offers an internationally recognised high standard of living.
- Cost of business travel set to rise
Business travel in Asia is set to become more expensive next year due to the region’s strong economies, according to a survey by American Express.
- Work dispute ends in tragedy
A HR manager has been murdered in Thailand after the escalation of a work dispute.
- Employers offering 4% pay increase in two-speed economy
Australian employers have offered employees a median 4% pay increase in the 12 months ending in July this year, compared to 3.5% in the previous 12 month period.
- Gold medal results? Recruit an athlete
A new program aimed at assisting elite athletes and Olympians to successfully transition from their sporting careers into successful professionals has been launched by the Australian Olympic Committee (AOC).
- HR is ready for new WHS laws
Australian organisations are ready to implement the new Work Health and Safety (WHS) legislation from 1 January 2012, and believe the new laws will impact positively on operational sustainability in 2012.