- Harness talent of the long-term unemployed
Australia is weathering the unemployment storm better than other developed nations such as the US and UK, but the long-term unemployed are still facing significant hurdles from employers unwilling to give them a shot.
- ‘Do more rather than less’: New OHS laws
Organisations must focus on improving their communication between internal departments if they are to successfully meet the new OHS laws which will take effect on 1 January 2012.
- Gen Y jobs experience turnaround
After experiencing one of the worst unemployment rates, Gen Y has now recorded the strongest employment growth over the last two year period, according to the latest jobs figures.
- The boomerang effect: Should you rehire?
Welcoming back former employees can be a smart move, and may be the answer to filling managerial positions during the tightening of the skills shortage, but only under the right circumstances.
- Work-life balance policies a recruitment strategy
Financial services has been named as a sector that has been slow to incorporate flexible work options for its employees, according to financial services HR managers a recent roundtable.
- Health, education and engineering sectors set to suffer
Health, education and engineering are the three major employment sectors to be hit by skills shortages over the next 10 to 15 years, according to a new skills index.