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 greater emphasis on short-term and project-based work is having a significant impact on the type of worker required by businesses today. Matthew Franceschini outlines the challenges and opportunities associated with contract workers.
There are an alarmingly low number of young people entering IT, and according to one HR leader, it’s up to organisations to tackle this problem head on or face dire straits down the line.
Strengths-based theories can be applied to recruitment practices very successfully. HC investigates how to best integrate them into your hiring practices.
Negotiating the fine print in the contracts of senior executives can be a headache for HR as getting it wrong can come at a high price – check out this latest tips list to see if you’ve got your bases covered.
Social media recruitment is no longer just a ‘good idea’ on the horizon: it’s here, your competitors are doing it, and if you’re not on board you WILL be left behind.
Following a pilot project across a number of top European companies, there’s a trend underway in Germany which sees complete anonymity of candidates in the hiring process.
The Fair Work Commission has slammed an employer for treating a female employee in a manner 'devoid of compassion'
HRD talks to Edwina Trenchard-Smith about building a strategic HR-IT alliance
It is possible to lawfully dismiss an employee who has been absent for a long period. However, careful considerations need to be made