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
While companies seek to leverage big data against their competitors, the main struggle is a talent shortage, new research indicates.
New research has revealed that the high turn-over rates of millennials are costing organisations thousands. How can HR hold on to the new generation of workers?
Handshakes are an important form of non-verbal communication in the business world, but is HR putting too much thought into a candidate’s grip?
Even when being conservative, candidates are expecting greater salary increases than they are likely to be offered. How can employers close the expectation gap between new recruits and reality?
There are pros and cons to hiring those with a criminal record according to one expert – is it something you’ve done or would do?
Although assimilation might be the traditional method to grow your workforce, you are probably doing more harm than good, new research suggests.
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