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
Mark Cassidy outlines how the simple adaptation of risk theory to occupational health can deliver significant improvements in productivity and a reduction in workplace accidents.
Who is responsible for protecting company information in the social media age? Does HR have a role to play in preventing ‘data leakage’?
Caltex Australia has become the latest employer to recognise the need to support return-to-work parents, with the announcement of a ground-breaking initiative.
As Australia’s manufacturing sector contracts, a growing number of people are joining the ranks of the working poor with jobs that are low paid, unskilled, insecure and offer few career prospects, according to researchers at the University of Sydney Business School.
In the second of a two-part series, Adrian Smith outlines a range of issues that support the return on investment of L&D initiatives and prove it's not discretionary spend.
A new survey has revealed more than a third of HR leaders believe their workforce is ill-prepared for the skills the work environment demands, leaving some to question if HR has dropped the ball when it comes to L&D activities.
He sought to beat the heat; he ended up beating the dress code
In order to create a workplace culture where health and wellbeing are a priority, two simple rules need to apply