- Unemployment settles at 5.1 per cent
Job ads showed only a modest 0.6 per cent increase in October, as Australia’s unemployment rate looks likely to remain at 5.1 per cent.
- HR Leader Awards 2010: Tonight’s the night!
Australia’s top HR professionals will gather in Sydney this evening for the prestigious annual HR Leader Awards ceremony. With 16 prizes up for grabs celebrating the country’s best HR practice, it’s sure to be a special night
- SAS – working the good life
From free M&M’s 26 years ago to a world-renowned employee benefits system – SAS has pipped Google as the World’s Best Employer in Fortune magazine. Tom Washington speaks to ANZ managing director Gordon Clubb and HR director Brendan Gregor about how the region’s company values and employment practices have transformed the business
- IT security staff enjoy non-work web sites for up to two hours a day
Two thirds of Australian IT security managers spend between 30 minutes and two hours per day on non-work related web sites.
- All aboard the eHR train
eHR solutions can assist in reducing HR administrative and transactional workloads while improving cost and operational efficiencies. HR Leader looks at some of the latest trends in eHR and what they mean for HR professionals
- Motivation 2010 – choosing to stay is not just about pay
Getting your employees back on side after a gruelling 2009 will be an uphill task. And revamping a weary workforce isn’t just about the money – sometimes a pat on the back yields better results. Sarah O’Carroll reports