- Candidate miscommunication a case for Fair Work
An unfair dismissal claim brought before Fair Work Australia (FWA) from an employee who claimed she was misled about the permanent status of a role has highlighted the need for employers and recruiters to be meticulous when checking the details of candidate correspondence.
- New era of team building needed
While HR continues to invest in team building exercises, a new study has shown that many programs miss the mark when it comes to improving engagement, workplace relationships, communication and motivation.
- Career development a shared responsibility
Women need to be afforded the chance to actively communicate their career aspirations at work through ‘360 degree’ transparent conversations, according to workplace consultants.
- Trust can’t be bought back
If ever the importance of workplace trust was in doubt, the damage done to the Qantas brand during its most recent industrial dispute has solidified its place on the HR radar.
- Urgent action needed on skills shortage
Industries in the firing line of the skills shortage are being urged to take preventative measures to safeguard their supply of workers, and according to a new research paper the future reality will see a plethora of unfilled jobs.
- HR and the cloud: A burgeoning trend for 2012
Cloud computing is changing the face of HR, and according to new research, is enabling even small organisations to operate on a global scale.