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  • Labor unveils OHS policy by

    A LABOR federal government would seek to accelerate harmonisation of OHS and workers compensation regulation through a more empowered national body and financial incentives to the states and territories to adopt reforms, according to shadow workplace relations minister, Julia Gillard

  • Putting the performance into hiring by

    IN ORDER to make recruiting more effective, companies need to consider the hiring process as a complete business system – like accounting and distribution – rather than a bunch of independent activities, according to a visiting US recruitment expert

  • Caution on WA migrants by

    EMPLOYERS WILL need to check whether or not foreign employees and contractors are entitled to work in Western Australia, following amendments to migration law that came into effect late last month

  • Women and work a priority by

    WOMEN IN the workforce should be a priority policy debate leading up to the federal election, according to Susan Heron, CEO of the Australian Institute of Management, Victoria and Tasmania

  • Talent shortage hurts HR by

    EIGHTY-FIVE per cent of HR hiring managers agree the talent shortage has increased the time it takes to recruit new staff, with almost one-quarter saying they have experienced increases of more than six weeks, according to recent research

  • Candidates judge jobs on interviews by

    TWO-THIRDS of jobseekers say that the interviewer influences their decision to accept a position, according to a study of almost 6,000 staffing directors, hiring managers and jobseekers

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