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
New research has revealed a startling hypothesis: women who take the contraceptive pill may be as much as 50% less competitive during the 21 days of the month when they take the drug.
An energy company’s request to test the urine of its employees has been thrown out by a full bench decision of Fair Work Australia in a case with potentially wide-reaching ramifications.
From 1 October 2012, changes to the parental leave standard in the Fair Work Act will become law. Have you ensured your organisation is compliant?
While the consultants will advise caution with social media in the workplace context, Ellen Flint presents a unique view from the HR professional's perspective.
Following a pilot project across a number of top European companies, there’s a trend underway in Germany which sees complete anonymity of candidates in the hiring process.
A Melbourne employer has been ordered to pay nearly $40k in compensation following a botched unfair dismissal hearing at the hands of its HR manager.
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
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