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
You might not be able to control your employer brand any more, but you can learn to influence it, experts say.
When one jobseeker didn’t get a call back from a Hollywood film studio, he took an unconventional route to try to land his dream job.
How can you leverage your fantastic corporate culture through your employer brand? Heidi Alexandra Pollard provides some tips.
Today, IT staff are the gears that keep organisations turning. With IT demand increasing, how can you ensure your top performers don’t jump ship?
While seeing a team member frequently making personal calls or running online errands at work could annoy the most patient manager, it may have advantages for your team and organisation.
Should interns be paid? What if they were the ones paying? New internship programs see candidates taking a trip to China to spice up their resume.
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