- Google pay hike is ‘short sighted’
Google’s announcement that it is to award a 10 per cent pay rise for its entire global workforce has been criticised for being a “short-term tactic that won’t prevent the Facebook brain-drain” by a leading reward expert.
- PricewaterhouseCoopers hit by sexist email scandal
PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) is facing sexism claims after an email sent between a group of male employees rating the looks of young female recruits went viral on the internet.
- Ai Group warns of festive holiday period chaos
Employers are facing public holiday chaos with six states adopting five different approaches to proclaiming Christmas / New Year public holidays, according to Ai Group chief executive Heather Ridout.
- Unemployment settles at 5.1 per cent
Job ads showed only a modest 0.6 per cent increase in October, as Australia’s unemployment rate looks likely to remain at 5.1 per cent.
- Grad recruiting service launched
A new graduate recruiting service has been launched to help improve candidate’s experience when applying for jobs at Australian employers.
- Strong dollar drives recruitment
Competition for skilled professionals is expected to rise with an increasing number of employees willing to jump ship for more attractive pay packets.