- HR outsourcing firm has landmark restraint of trade win
Restraint of trade clauses are a contractual headache for employers and HR – notoriously difficult to enforce, they have frequently been thrown out when tested by the courts. Yet a new finding may have turned that notion on its head.
- Human Resources Director
This well known global retailer with an innovative and entrepreneurial spirit wins awards time and time again for their product range, customer experience, culture and technology.
- Strong dollar drives recruitment
Competition for skilled professionals is expected to rise with an increasing number of employees willing to jump ship for more attractive pay packets.
- High hopes for post-GFC pay rises: a challenge for HR professionals
With the GFC storm navigated on these shores, employees and jobseekers are now looking forward to a nice pay rise after months of inaction. But Australian employers aren’t quite ready to boost remuneration budgets to pre-GFC levels. Derek Berry, principal, human capital at Mercer, discusses the challenges this brings
- Taking responsibility – HR’s role in CSR
There are clear business benefits to be had through a sound corporate social responsibility program. Tom Washington reports on what makes such schemes successful and the role HR must play
- Workers set for pay rise as fight for talent begins
They say that every cloud has a silver lining, and amid concern over a national skills shortage, Australian workers could at least be looking forward to a decent pay hike.