- The boomerang effect: Should you rehire?
Welcoming back former employees can be a smart move, and may be the answer to filling managerial positions during the tightening of the skills shortage, but only under the right circumstances.
- Work-life balance policies a recruitment strategy
Financial services has been named as a sector that has been slow to incorporate flexible work options for its employees, according to financial services HR managers a recent roundtable.
- Hiring contractors in 2012: The top five tips HR should know
Matthew Franceschini explains the top five tips that you need to know to establish smooth running, profitable and enjoyable relationships with your white collar contractors in the year ahead.
- Demand for executive expertise slumps
Demand for the skills of executives has fallen to its lowest level in eight years, as employers are forced to reevaluate their workforce requirements in light of falling economic confidence, according to figures released in a new job index.
- Urgent action needed on skills shortage
Industries in the firing line of the skills shortage are being urged to take preventative measures to safeguard their supply of workers, and according to a new research paper the future reality will see a plethora of unfilled jobs.
- Ageist employers be warned!
Australia now has its very own Age Discrimination Commissioner, with the appointment of the Honourable Susan Ryan AO.