- The return to work process: Much needed research on the way
New research is being conducted into the skills and behaviours needed by supervisors to help workers return to work after injury or illness.
- How to prepare for the 2020 workplace
Karie Willyerd writes that organisational leaders need to be acting today if they wish to engage and communicate effectively with the workers of tomorrow. She provides five tips for doing so.
- Number of 457 visas increased by 50%+
As companies struggle to get ahead of the skills shortage, the federal government has increased the number of skilled migrant visas – the 457 visa – available and many businesses are beginning to take advantage of the visa program.
- How to nab the best grads: Competing in the war for talent
New research has revealed that while Australia and New Zealand are the among the highest users of unstructured interviews – and perceive them to be quite effective – this process is next to useless in selecting best-fit graduates.
- Counter offers: Are they worth it?
While employers like Facebook, Google and Twitter regularly attempt to outbid competitors by offering million-dollar carrots to retain staff, making a counter offer may not be worth it according to new research.
- Will 2012 be a year of HR complacency or a year of competitive advantage?
Andrew Grant writes that for Australian HR directors, 2012’s biggest worry shouldn’t be the state of global markets, but the outmoded operating models which they base their strategies upon.