In a competitive marketplace, organisations often seek more from staff, but walk a fine line attracting the best talent for the right price. When digital and social skills are highly sought after, should organisations pay for the privilege? Roger Christie explores the concept of employee ‘social capital’
Introducing The HR Space, a boutique business established to work with the HR profession to identify and develop skills
Could Facebook’s opt out style of promotion solve bad manager issues in your office?
L&D initiatives not getting cut-through? Perhaps they need to start focusing on performance consulting, not just on training design
With key indicators pointing to an economic slowdown, Melbourne Business School associate professor Catherine de Fontenay examines the pros and cons of continuing to invest in employee skills
HRD invited six outstanding HR directors to an exclusive networking event. From CEO succession to the Sigmoid Curve, the agenda was wide-ranging and the conversation flowed freely. Iain Hopkins reports
The year may be winding down, but businesses sure aren’t. Australian workers are stressed out, and new research shows just how deep it goes.
In a move to reduce red tape, the Abbott government has promised the abolition of government committees and jobs. What does this mean for employment?
The default amongst the busy times is to keep working harder, waiting for an elusive reprieve from the onslaught
Female staff at the Perth Mint might be banned from wearing underwire bras
An overseas worker on a 457 visa was required to pay back $18,000 of his wages through an unlawful cash-back payment