• Preference for candidates with deeper voice by Human Capital

    New research has shown that voters consistently choose political candidates with a deeper voice, whether male or female – could the same be true in HR processes such as hiring and promoting?

  • Hiring difficulty set to become the norm by Stephanie Zillman

    If you’ve encountered hiring difficulties of late, you’re not alone – some 40% of business leaders have said it is taking three months longer to recruit staff than a year ago.

  • Hire baby boomers and get $1,000 by Stephanie Zillman

    The federal government has announced it will pay $1,000 to employers who hire a person over the age of 50 from 1 July.

  • Research says don’t misdirect social media recruitment efforts by Stephanie Zillman

    Research has revealed employers and recruiters are eager to use new media in recruitment efforts – but with so many to choose from, which social media platform is best placed to reel in the top candidates?

  • LAFHA changes leave no one laughing by Stephanie Zillman

    Controversial changes to the living-away-from-home allowance (LAFHA) scheme are expected to be rolled out in under 3 months – and new figures reveal HR is sweating.

  • Would HR bin a perfectly good CV? Apparently, yes by Stephanie Zillman

    Researchers have found that HR departments respond negatively to CVs from beautiful women.

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