- Gold medal results? Recruit an athlete
A new program aimed at assisting elite athletes and Olympians to successfully transition from their sporting careers into successful professionals has been launched by the Australian Olympic Committee (AOC).
- HR is ready for new WHS laws
Australian organisations are ready to implement the new Work Health and Safety (WHS) legislation from 1 January 2012, and believe the new laws will impact positively on operational sustainability in 2012.
- HR in 2012: Forum warns employers to adapt or be left behind
A panel of industry experts in Sydney yesterday warned that Australia is entering the ‘new world of work’ and as yet, the challenges are not being met by the majority of organisations.
- Australian jobs growth flat, bolstered by Asia
Australian jobs growth is currently sitting at -1%, but the Asia-Pacific region as a whole has experienced jobs growth of 23%, according to the latest jobs index of finance sector jobs.
- AGL streamlines recruitment
One of the largest gas and electricity retailers, AGL, has cut loose more than 70 recruitment agencies it formally used for hiring, in favour of a streamlined, single partnership with Futurestep Australia.
- Expert Insight: Adding value through OH&S automation
Automating the OH&S process facilitates informed decision-making and promotes a healthier, safer workplace. Ari Kopoulos outlines the characteristics of a good OH&S system.