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
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.
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?
The default amongst the busy times is to keep working harder, waiting for an elusive reprieve from the onslaught
An overseas worker on a 457 visa was required to pay back $18,000 of his wages through an unlawful cash-back payment
Female staff at the Perth Mint might be banned from wearing underwire bras