- Price on carbon to lead ‘Green Collar’ jobs boom
Yesterday the Labor government’s carbon tax was officially passed by the lower house, and already commentators are tipping the beginning of a new jobs boom; the so-called green collar workforce.
- Staff morale not an area to scrimp
As economic uncertainty continues to mount, some Australian employers are beginning to reflect on the strategies that worked, and didn’t work, during the GFC – and the word on the street is that a happy worker is a productive worker regardless of the economy.
- A new kind of workplace promiscuity
In the mining, resources and construction sectors, companies need to be wary of the roving eye of their employees, new research has revealed.
- Full house for Australian HR Awards
With a month to go before the Australian HR Awards, the event is fully booked.
- Vacancy rate plateaus
Vacancy rates have remained tight in July, staying at 1.9% for the second consecutive month
- Presenteeism drains Australian business
Research released by Medibank today has revealed that presenteeism burdens the Australian economy with an annual cost of $34bn.