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
Andrew Cross explains why it is hard to find ICT candidates with the right skills and how HR can get the most out of ICT hires in the current market.
A solid set of numbers has finally been released which indicates skilled overseas workers on 457 visas are not taking away resources sector jobs from Australians.
From LinkedIn to upcoming Facebook Jobs – it seems social media is the new frontier of job ads, but a new study shows most people still rely on internet job boards and newspaper ads.
How many skills do you usually list in job descriptions? Well, there’s a new game in town that’s focused on finding the people with the passion, not just the people who tick all the skill boxes.
Under new draft laws, employers will no longer be able to claim they simply didn't know a worker was not in possession of a valid visa.
There are currently more than 100,000 Australians living in the UK, but according to new survey findings, enticing Aussie professionals to return home may be an easy sell for HR on the hunt for hard-to-find skillsets.
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