- Larger waistline, lower pay check; facial flaws not countenanced
Research has revealed that higher numbers on the bathroom scalesresult in lower numbers on the pay check, and unconscious bias can mean candidates with facial flaws don’t even get a look in.
- Proposed labour agreement ‘good news’ for recruiters
Employers and industry stakeholders have been invited to comment on a new draft labour agreement for the tourism and hospitality industry which aims to attract skilled workers from overseas.
- The resume is not dead, it's just evolving
Despite the growth of social networking and the increasing use of LinkedIn and similar sites on which candidates can get their name out, the resume is not dead; it’s being adapted, according to leading recruiters.
- Dodgy dealings: Getting caught for sham contracting
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In an effort to reduce tax evasion, which currently costs $2.4bn annually, The Fair Work Ombudsman (FWO) has announced a crackdown on businesses engaging in sham contracting arrangements.
- Social networking and the workplace
Practical jokes, skylarking at work and workplace gossip have always been around, but with the advent of social media, such behaviour is increasingly being played out in a very public arena. Tim Longwill and Peta Shanahan consider the pitfalls of social media and the workplace.
- Last day to take advantage of early bird discounts for the National HR Summit
Join hundreds of your industry peers at Luna Park Sydney on 28-29 March and give your skills a boost so you are well equipped to drive your organisation’s people strategy this year.