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
Health workers in the Queensland public service are encouraged to ‘dob in’ managers and colleagues if they witness instances of wastefulness via a new online porthole.
A primary school teacher who was dismissed for using ‘unacceptable force’ with children has been reinstated – and the investigation procedure was flawed from the get-go.
Is there a corporate responsibility to help redundant workers find a new job? According to former PM Kevin Rudd, Telstra has a big job on their hands.
Some HR experts are beginning to question the real value of employee engagement surveys, but do they risk throwing the baby out with the bath water?
It is already an offence for businesses to have illegal workers. New legislation allows the Department of Immigration to levy fines on a strict liability basis, without needing to show any intent, knowledge or recklessness by the business. Mark Webster outlines the repercussions for business.
A new report has shed light on Australia's changing workforce make-up, leading industry experts to call for reforms to Australia's "20th century industrial relations framework".
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