- 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.
- Talent wars set to intensify
IF FINDING the right employees isn’t challenging enough, companies in the developed world are about to face a new challenge – recruiters from emerging markets
- Making the virtual office work
IN 2008, 41.4 million corporate employees globally will spend at least one day a week teleworking, but there is still resistance to this trend from those preferring face-to-face interaction, according to researcher Gartner
- ‘Fighting fires’ costing thousands
IT COSTS a company $7000 to $10,000 extra to hire an employee if no sufficient recruitment plan is in place.
- How Nokia and IBM go about employer branding and winning the war for talent
Organisations with a strong employer brand don’t need to fight for candidates in a tight labour market. Teresa Russell looks at how Nokia and IBM go about employer branding and winning the war for talent
- The ‘Crackberry’ culture
Whether you love them or you hate them, BlackBerrys have successfully infiltrated corporate life, increasingly blurring the line between work and personal life