- Soft skills needed with business savvy
THE IMPORTANCE of soft skills in finding quality people who are business as well as tech-savvy has been identified as one of the top issues faced by employers for 2007.
- Retirement programs on US agenda
35 PER CENT of US companies have said they will assess the design of their retirement programs this year
- Qantas jobs and safety under scrutiny
WHILE THERE have been concerns about the job security of Qantas staff as a result of the proposed takeover by Airline Partners Australia (APA), claims that Qantas engineers have been pressured to take shortcuts on safety have also arisen
- Growth in worker complaints
EMPLOYERS HAVE been reminded of the need to strive for discrimination and harassment-free workplaces following reports of an increase in employment related complaints in the post-WorkChoices industrial landscape
- KPMG lures law students
IN AN effort to stave off the inevitable talent shortage, KPMG is now looking to recruit law and other non-accounting graduates into an expanding number of its practices
- HR jobs set to boom
JOB GROWTH in the HR market remains positive for 2007 with a high demand for certain specialist skills being reported in a recent forecast.