- Top safety professionals say WHS harmonisation over emphasised
As corporate Australia, regulators and the government have struggled to agree on when and how all states will fully implement harmonised WHS laws, a new report has indicated that harmonisation is not the top-rated concern it was thought to be.
- Twesumes and YouTubeumes: Is this really the future?
One wonders what kind of an impression a candidate could truly make in 140 characters, or if the career achievements of an applicant would really shine through in a (potentially cheesy) YouTube application – yet, this is the future, or so we’re told.
- Communication disconnect: Employers and Mums returning to work
Organisations are increasingly recognising that paid parental leave alone isn’t enough to make returning parents feel supported and equipped to return to work – yet turnover of Mothers returning to work remains high.
- Major players warn Fair Work allows “unreasonable demands”
Formal submissions to the Fair Work review from some of Australia’s biggest corporations have called for extensive amendments to the federal workplace laws amid growing concerns of industrial relations action and the power of unions.
- Talent management key to business success in 2012
With economic uncertainty continuing to affect budgets for promotions and recruitment in 2012, employers must capitalise on the performance potential of existing employees to drive results, writes Stephanie Christopher.
- Resources sector a salary yardstick
For the first time in six years, the salary gap between the mining and resource sectors and other industry sectors has lessened according to new survey results.