- HR among five fastest growing sectors: SEEK
New figures released by SEEK today have revealed that job ad growth has increased across Victoria, Queensland, Western Australia and South Australia – and HR is among the top industries experiencing jobs growth.
- Contract work a choice, not a last resort
New research has revealed that contingent work is considered a positive alternative to permanent work for many Australian employees, who are attracted by the flexibility and variety of work, feel well-treated by employers, understand their rights and are happy doing it.
- Employment dip forecasted by senior economists
Leading Australian economists have forecasted the unemployment rate will rise to 5.25 (up from 5.2% in October), reflecting the uncertainty felt about the world economy by Australian employers.
- Metrics the key for social media recruitment: Expert
Despite the hype surrounding social media and its uses for recruitment, many organisations are falling short of the mark by not understanding the different components of social media campaigning.
- HR names top MBA business schools
A new report has revealed the world’s top business schools and the institutions preferred by MBA employers.
- Flirting with trouble: Fine line of social media screening
According to new research more than a quarter of Australian employers use social networking sites to ‘screen’ job candidates – and almost half admitted to turning down a candidate based on their Facebook or Twitter content.