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
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.
Former Prime Minister Kevin Rudd has urged the business community to set aside a quota of jobs for Australian students with Asian language skills.
Career progression is a chief motivator, but is it is being properly leveraged as a carrot for both recruitment and retention purposes?
A bad hire can have disastrous consequences for a company’s reputation and finances, and high quality reference checks are as important as ever.
Recent reforms to the Australian Apprenticeships system have been introduced in order to provide more consistency across states, address specific industry skills needs and encourage increased completion rates of apprentices and trainees. Linda Nall outlines the changes.
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