- Returning mums offered on-site childcare
A Melbourne company has proven just how far it is willing to go when it comes to retaining returning parents in their workforce – it built its own $5m on-site childcare centre.
- New leave calculator launched by Fair Work
Fair Work has launched a new leave calculator which will assist employers with calculating annual and personal leave entitlements under the National Employment Standards (NES).
- Is the resume an out-dated hiring tool?
A US-based entrepreneur who started a business in the mid-2000s did not have a HR team to take the pain out of hiring, and soon grew weary of wading through stacks of resumes to find the best applications. That is why he created a new system that says goodbye to the resume forever.
- Attract and retain Aussie workers before they go walkabout
Almost half of Australian workers would consider relocating overseas to pursue a larger and more attractive salary, making it vital for employers to capture jobseekers attention before valuable talent heads offshore.
- The case for discretionary rewards
Have some of the benefits of discretionary awards been missed in the comp & ben strategies of modern companies? Gary Taylor suggests it’s time for a rethink.
- Perfect storm brewing as HR scales back engagement initiatives
HR professionals have cited employee engagement as their single biggest challenge this year amid longer hours as a flow-on effect of redundancies.