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
The hotly discussed ‘first impression’s count’ initiative at Sydney’s RailCorp has left HR tongues wagging – is the crackdown on grooming standards worth it?
The national carrier and one of its managers have been fined $15,500 over a successful claim launched by a worker who was mistreated after questioning his rate of pay.
If you thought IT workers would love to work from home, you would be wrong. Now new survey findings show what really makes them tick.
New figures show wages grew by 1% alone last quarter – but the figures also highlight that in the current market HR must look beyond high wages to retain the top talent.
Despite a number of high profile legal cases in recent months, employers are failing to undertake their due diligence when it comes to downsizing and are ignoring the high risk posed by adverse action claims.
It's rare that a job cannot be measured for performance purposes, yet there is reluctance to apply such measures to areas such as teaching. Dr Tony van Rensburg outlines how legitimate and fair performance measures can be enforced.
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