- International assignments: Cost of living in the spotlight
Differences in the cost of living around the world are an eternal issue for International HR, whether it be when sourcing assignees from developing countries, relocating headquarters within a region or expanding into emerging markets. Anna Michielsen takes a closer look.
- New short term work visa
On 13 March 2013, the Government announced the introduction of the new temporary work (short stay activity) visa (subclass 400) which came into effect on 23 March. The visa is specifically designed to permit short term work, and will replace the subclass 456 visa and its electronic equivalents, the Electronic Travel Authority (ETA) and evisitor.
- Improve the outlook for disabled workers
According to new research, there are more Australians with a physical or intellectual disability involved in the workforce than ever before.
- Embracing mobile technology doesn’t have to be risky
The use of mobile IT devices carries significant risk for most organisations; but shutting the door on them and the potential benefits might be even riskier.
- Evolving workplace, evolving risks
What is being done to prepare Australia for this impending telework trend, and how can the risks to employers and employees alike be reduced?
- Joining the dots: Proactive workforce management
Your workforce is an asset – but do you have a strategy for your investment? Marc Havercroft investigates.