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  • Perks verses purpose by Contributor

    Research consistently proves that corporate giving enhances employee engagement

  • Opinion: What is ‘social capital’ worth to your business? by

    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’

  • Australia's Best HR Teams by Iain Hopkins

    What makes for a phenomenal HR team in 2013? Human Capital asks four of last year’s shortlisted ‘best HR team’ leaders from the Australian HR Awards

  • Are you thinking of the ink? Tattoos impacting hires by Cameron Edmond

    Despite a surge in popularity, tattoos still present a barrier for many job-seekers, research suggests.

  • Optimising meetings: Stronger, better, fewer by HCA

    Meetings can be time-consuming and counterproductive, but are sometimes necessary. How can you optimise the meetings in your workplace?

  • Hiring for Engageability by External

    An enormous amount of time and money is spent by companies on employee engagement, under the premise that a more engaged workforce contributes to the bottom line. Much of the effort afforded to engagement is via employee surveys used to identify how the work environment can be optimised to engage people further. While there is no doubt considerable benefit to be gained from implementing change initiatives aimed at optimising engagement, we feel too many organisations concentrate their efforts on engaging people once they are in the organisation. Yet engagement is a two-way street – it depends on how you treat people as well as on who you hire.

  • Frontline Intelligence: HR transitions – a crucial time to get it right by External

    Transitioning into a new role in HR is an exciting time. New challenges, new priorities and new achievements are all on the horizon. The trick is to get off on the right foot by - and by paying attention to some key strategies this can be accomplished, writes Craig Mason.

  • Australian HR Awards wrap up by HCA

    This year’s Australian HR Awards were held on Friday night – what was it like, and who took away the big awards?

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