- Surviving the boom: Alcoa gets proactive
The booming mining sector is showing no signs of slowing down, with another 90,000 jobs tipped to be created by 2020. More than half that growth will be in Western Australia, says the Minerals Council of Australia, and sitting in the middle of the boom is Australia’s leading aluminium producer, Alcoa.
- Randstad acquires Vedior
Randstad Holding recently acquired Vedior, forming the second- largest recruitment network in the world, with 34,000 employees and a candidate base spread throughout 53 countries
- My brilliant career – Sue Smith
I am the Chief Human Resources Officer for the Foster’s Group
- Hard work needed to combat skills crisis in mining
There is no magic wand for companies in the mining sector trying to overcome skills shortages, only the need to optimise their recruitment practices and do it better than competitors, mining leaders were told at a recent conference in Sydney
- The taste of success: YUM!
With 32,000 employees in Australia and New Zealand alone, YUM! Restaurants is the world’s largest restaurant company. Sarah O’Carroll speaks to YUM!’s Albert Baladi and Amanda Fleming about the HR strategies that set them apart from the rest
- Jobs provide Australians with sense of identity
Sixty-seven per cent of Australians believe their job gives them a sense of identity, according to a report released by research firm Grey