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
Getting onboarding right is crucial to dropping your organisation’s turn-over rates, saving you time and money, according to one expert.
With the migration bill passing the House of Representatives, the debate over its merits intensifies.
It is estimated that 50% of all senior outside hires fail within 18 months on the job. Talya Bauer outlines the critical role onboarding can play in making career transitions much smoother.
The hiring reluctance of the past few years is about to catch up with organisations, as a resounding number of young Australians prepare to look overseas for work.
Should you pick the candidate that’s underqualified or just “fine”? That’s what one study suggests.
Australian organisations remain sceptical about hiring new employees, but there are some positive developments for HR.
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
It is possible to lawfully dismiss an employee who has been absent for a long period. However, careful considerations need to be made