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
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?
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.
Female staff at the Perth Mint might be banned from wearing underwire bras
An overseas worker on a 457 visa was required to pay back $18,000 of his wages through an unlawful cash-back payment
Here are tips for transforming solo achievers into team players with a strong sense of commitment to group goals