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
Treasurer Wayne Swan has announced the cost of skilled migrant visas will rise, amid a raft of visa fee increases.
A new initiative has been launched to bridge the gap between people who are available to work and employers who can’t find enough people to fill positions.
A challenge a day, and the weakest is sent home for good – one lawyer is taking inspiration from TV as he hunts for a new associate.
Google CEO asks people to teach him something he doesn’t know. Are these interview tactics helpful, or hindering?
HR can attract a wider range of job candidates by adopting a few basic tips designed to make job advertisements go viral...
Adam Wilson outlines key steps for successful career transition in HR, from pre-employment stage through the first 100 days in the role.
A recent court case highlights the differences between the Fair Work Act and the Disability Discrimination Act
An employee has been awarded compensation for an ongoing injury in a landmark Court of Appeal case in Brisbane
Workplaces need to move beyond promoting mental health awareness and focus on mentally healthy workplaces