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
Not a day goes by when bored corporates don’t share an amusing or inflated cover letter – now a simple, to-the-point email has made international headlines for its refreshing and honest simplicity.
New figures show the pay gap between Australian female university graduates and their male counterparts more than doubled last year.
A new study has revealed that despite a plethora of suitable candidates, HR still comes up against it if the CEO has a mate in mind for the role.
An annual survey has found that a majority of employees can expect bonuses and pay rises, while a quarter will not have new colleagues this New Year.
What are the biggest challenges facing workers in a new job, and how can HR make it that much smoother?
The beginning of the New Year brings the annual class of graduates starting in programs throughout Australia – but industry professionals have warned employers not to be surprised by Gen Y’s struggle to separate their professional and social lives.
There are a number of options that may be available to an employer to require an employee to attend a medical examination
What happens if an employer makes a drafting mistake on an employee's contract, like adding an extra zero to their salary?
It is possible to lawfully dismiss an employee who has been absent for a long period. However, careful considerations need to be made