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
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.
Graduate employees are a vital component of the workforce – but how do you choose the right candidate when they all have the same, limited professional experience?
The use of psychometric testing in recruitment has grown exponentially – but are your screening processes doing the job they were designed to do?
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'