When used correctly, numerical scales are an effective way to rate a candidate’s interview or other assessment performance and quickly calculate their standing against fellow candidates.
Video may have killed the radio star, but it has saved HR from time draining face-to-face interviews. Welcome to the age of the video interview.
Edward Hickey presents a best practice guide to ensure your employment screening methods are up to scratch.
A recent study showed that employers in Australia are ignoring the growing issue of the national and global skills shortage. Experts share tips on how to turn things around and address the problem before it’s too late.
Accusations of a Pakistani company running a fake education empire highlight once again the need for HR practitioners to perform comprehensive background checks on potential employees.
One company swears by crowdsourcing as a way for organisations to broaden their horizons – could the technique work for you?
While it’s true there are more candidates than jobs right across the spectrum of HR roles presently, there’s always intense competition for the top candidates. But there are many steps businesses can take to ensure the cream of the crop is attracted to working with them, writes Peter Woodward.
Every HR professional knows the importance of hiring trustworthy employees – here's how to sort the honest from the deceitful.
The HR manager of a high profile company could receive a personal penalty over what a legal expert refers to as ‘a simple mistake’.
The FWC has ruled in favour of an employee who sexually harassed co-workers at a work function saying he was unfairly dismissed. Does this change the rule-book around work-related parties?
Australia’s largest airline recently announced that it would be offering employees a generous bonus as a reflection of its ‘bright future’ – but the conditional payments have angered unions.