Departmental secretaries at the Commonwealth will be given the power to hire new recruits in July following a hiring freeze of almost two years – but they will have to abide by a strict set of rules.
The image presented of agriculture and farming - of men working the land, hardened by the sun and drought - is outdated. Agriculture is a key growth sector in the Australian economy and must improve productivity and efficiency like any other industry that competes in the global market. To do so requires diverse and inclusive workforces and STEM skills are playing an increasingly important role, writes Julia Bailey.
What’s on HR’s mind? One global study set out to delve into the world of corporate HR.
While it’s true there are more candidates than jobs right across the spectrum of HR roles presently, there’s always intense competition for the top candidates. But there are many steps businesses can take to ensure the cream of the crop is attracted to working with them, writes Peter Woodward.
The Dutch brewery showed its sense of humour in an outlandish hiring campaign…
Shanyn Payne outlines how to create a productive, engaged workforce even when employees are far away from the office.
We talk to three HR professionals about the merits of omitting personally identifiable information on CVs
HRD talks to Renae Harding about the best way to handle sensitive and emotional sexual harassment allegations
HRD talks to Sarah Kruger, managing director at Accenture, about the importance of the proper use of HR technology