- Bosses say no to working from home
MORE THAN two thirds of UK employers (69 per cent) never or occasionally accept employee requests to work from home.
- Dawn of Daddy day care?
PARENTS WILL soon enjoy increased flexibility and extended maternity leave if the Government’s plans to incorporate extra maternity leave entitlements into the National Employment Standards are passed.
- The brave new world of recruiting
Technology is playing an increasingly important role in recruitment. Craig Donaldson speaks with Rob McGovern, founder of two of the internet’s largest jobsites, about the latest trends in online recruiting and what they mean for HR
- Meaningful work: why we want more of it
WHILE PHILOSOPHERS have long wondered at the value of work beyond providing a living, the notion of “meaningful work” is a relatively new phenomenon that would have made little sense to our forebears of a couple of centuries ago
- Talent wars set to intensify
IF FINDING the right employees isn’t challenging enough, companies in the developed world are about to face a new challenge – recruiters from emerging markets
- Staff churn continues despite pay hikes
AUSTRALIA’S LARGE companies are under increased pressure from growing wage costs, with annual salaries rising by 4.7 per cent in the 2007/2008 year, up from 4.6 per cent in the previous year and 4.0 per cent in 2003/2004, a national salary survey has found