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
Two separate surveys have painted divergent views of Australia in terms of worker appeal – it’s popular for overseas workers, if they can afford it, but many Aussies still want out.
A new survey has revealed that while recruiters often ask to view Facebook pages and Twitter activity during interviews, the picture they reveal is not necessarily accurate – putting the onus back on employers to delve deeper.
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.
Female staff at the Perth Mint might be banned from wearing underwire bras
Here are tips for transforming solo achievers into team players with a strong sense of commitment to group goals
We ask three HR and leadership experts about their views on the effectiveness of leadership programs