- Budget 2010: Skills shortage tops Swan’s agenda
The Federal Government tonight announced an investment of more than $660 million in training, to address the looming skills shortage in a recovering economy.
- Special Budget '10 coverage direct from Canberra
This year HR Leader brings you all the 2010 Federal Budget news and how it impacts the HR profession directly from the budget lock-in including:
- HR the key to retain restless workers
Employers are under increased pressure to engage and retain their employees following research that reveals one in six workers have applied for a new job in the past six months.
- Learning and development investment remains strong
Employers have continued to invest in learning and development despite financial constraints during the global financial crisis, with HR primarily taking responsibility for the function.
- HR jobs shoot up again
Human resources topped the list of four job sectors to show an increase in job ads in April, according to the Advantage Professional Job Index.
- The changing face of HR bosses
New research from PricewaterhouseCoopers has revealed how the make-up and background of top HR executives has changed over recent years with gender, age, education levels and skill sets all evolving.