In a competitive marketplace, organisations often seek more from staff, but walk a fine line attracting the best talent for the right price. When digital and social skills are highly sought after, should organisations pay for the privilege? Roger Christie explores the concept of employee ‘social capital’
For years HR and corporate affairs teams have fought to keep employee social media activities under wraps. In the ongoing war for talent, what would be gained if they stopped? Roger Christie investigates
Graduates from poorer backgrounds are being given extra interview credits in a scheme aimed at boosting social mobility.
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.
The Fair Work Commission has slammed an employer for treating a female employee in a manner 'devoid of compassion'
HRD talks to Edwina Trenchard-Smith about building a strategic HR-IT alliance
Full-time employment has increased for the ninth straight month in June 2017