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
The Department of Human Services recently received 41,000 applications for 1250 vacancies, leaving candidates with a long wait and no feedback. HC speaks to one expert about how and why HR should be controlling application numbers.
A recent internal bulletin at the ATO has detailed the legal consequences of employees who are found to have given false information to secure a job.
Don’t leave everything until they’ve arrived at the office – HR can encourage higher retention rates by reaching out earlier.
Interviews and assessments are notoriously nerve-inducing processes, particularly in the ultra-competitive graduate market. Is there a way to engage grads and also reduce the intimidation factor? Gamification might be the key, as Chloe Taylor reports.
One prominent HR leader says managers who use “useless” personality tests are simply shirking responsibility.
The VP of HR for L’Oréal reveals how embracing the digital era improved its employer brand and helped bring impressive left-fielders on board.
The default amongst the busy times is to keep working harder, waiting for an elusive reprieve from the onslaught
An overseas worker on a 457 visa was required to pay back $18,000 of his wages through an unlawful cash-back payment
Female staff at the Perth Mint might be banned from wearing underwire bras