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
Do independent professionals lack commitment and engagement? And how about productivity - are they less productive than their full-time counterparts? Matthew Franceschini busts some popular myths.
Pinterest is now the third most popular social media network, behind Facebook and Tumblr – are Aussie businesses leveraging Pinterest for recruitment?
Still think there’s a skills shortage? The latest data shows there is in fact an oversupply of skilled labour across 20 occupation sectors.
New research has indicated that migrants remain essential to the viability of Australian resource industry projects, and contrary to popular belief, most new roles have been filled by local workers.
Some professions are more prone to attracting psychos than others – do you have the right strategies in place to manage the threat?
Think you’re not biased? Maybe not consciously, but there seems to be prejudice lurking inside us all.
There are certain pitfalls that companies should avoid when executing their staff engagement strategy
An employer has said that advertising your desire to vote ‘no’ in SSM is ‘hate speech’
Around one in four Australian workers are experiencing some form of 'wage suppression'