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
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.
Are you making the most of social media for recruitment? New research has revealed that forward-thinking companies are firmly jumping on the bandwagon.
The skills shortage is set to tighten even further over the next 15 years and demand for high-level professionals will increase more than twice as rapidly as supply.
A new study looked at the extent to which HR professionals stigmatise obese candidates in the recruitment phase – the findings indicated that obese female candidates are likely to be disadvantaged.
Is it ever too early to recruit keen young minds? One mining company is selling the perks of life in the mines to year 11 and 12 students.
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