- Paid maternity leave gets a pre-election push
More than 200 people braved appalling weather conditions in Sydney earlier this month to show their support for a campaign aimed at reinvigorating the debate surrounding paid maternity leave prior to this year’s federal election.
- Attitude over skills for IT
As demand for IT staff in Australia shows no signs of decreasing, HR professionals must challenge the existing preconceptions about what is essentially needed to get the job done, according to a recruitment expert
- People risk focus rising
Human resources risks are increasingly some of the greatest threats facing Australian organisations, according to research
- Risky laptop antics
ALMOST 10 per cent of Australian workers have admitted to using the company laptop to download porn
- Professional services staff jaded with pay
EMPLOYEES in professional, business and property services are less likely to believe that they are paid as well as people in other organisations than the national average and they’re less likely to understand how their pay is determined, according to recent research
- Skilled labour shortage a main concern for 2004
Australia will see stronger economic growth conditions in 2004, however potential shortages in the skilled labour market may put a break on economic growth, according to recent research by the Recruitment and Consulting Services Association (RCSA).