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
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?
Are you trying too hard to pick the best candidate? Settle for the mediocre one and they’ll work harder.
The length of tenure of newly appointed Australian CEO’s is far below the international average and a worrying trend for HR directors to grapple with.
Would you rather hire someone with a criminal record, or a history of unemployment? It seems the latter scares HR more.
Despite having become one of the most popular online platforms for professional networking – a whopping 83% of Aussie employers don’t trust the info people provide on their profiles.
HRD looks at how HR can leverage people analytics to make data-driven decisions
The Fair Work Commission has slammed an employer for treating a female employee in a manner 'devoid of compassion'
The Fair Work Commission has concluded that a young employee’s dismissal was harsh, unjust, and unreasonable