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
Can the investment banking industry stay relevant in the era of Silicon Valley?
No, you don’t need an answer ’straight away’, and here is why.
Sceptics remain fearful, but figures reveal employers' ‘careful optimism’.
As 2013 winds down and a new year starts to come into focus, we take a look at six of the top trends to hit HR shores in 2014. Which ones are you on top of?
Malcolm King has noticed a disturbing trend in Adelaide – a preference for rejecting candidates because they are too experienced or have too many qualifications.
Much to the frustration of job-seekers, Australian organisations have adopted a recruitment strategy destined to leave them hanging until next year. Here's how to avoid falling into the trap.
The default amongst the busy times is to keep working harder, waiting for an elusive reprieve from the onslaught
Female staff at the Perth Mint might be banned from wearing underwire bras
An overseas worker on a 457 visa was required to pay back $18,000 of his wages through an unlawful cash-back payment