- Draining India’s talent
SOURCING SKILLED workers in India to help alleviate the talent shortage has been a common solution for Australian companies, however many are now realising that India’s talent pool is not limitless, says Vishal Bakshi, head of HR Asia Pacific, HCL Technologies.
- Poor talent management increases employee turnover
SEE YA! Thirty per cent of employees left their job to seek new challenges or opportunities that were lacking with their previous employers
- Quick thinking tricks
PRODUCTIVITY, SKILL building, creativity and the energy within a company can be greatly improved if companies inject some ‘speed thinking’ into their processes
- Future of HR still not certain
THE FUTURE of the HR function still remains a matter of speculation for most companies worldwide, and as shared services take up more transactional HR work, the future of the function will rely increasingly upon its ability to establish a high level of strategic business presence.
- Australian companies take egalitarian approach to pay
AUSTRALIAN ORGANISATIONS are arguably among the most egalitarian in the world, having one of the smallest pay gaps between low and high paid workers
- No change made to 457 restrictions
The decision by the Federal Government to keep the rules restricting recruitment firms from sponsoring labour hire workers on 457 visas is unsubstantiated and serves only to exacerbate the current skills shortage, says the Recruitment & Consulting Services Association (RCSA)