- Trimming the ranks in banking and finance
The banking and finance sector is the hardest hit by the current global economic downturn. In this second part of a three-part series, Craig Donaldson speaks with experts who answer questions from HR professionals in banking and finance about the process of handling redundancies and outplacement with sensitivity and professionalism
- HR recruitment: steady as she goes
Despite a general economic slowdown, the HR recruitment has remained relatively buoyant compared with other sectors. Craig Donaldson reports
- Graduate conference set for Sydney
Graduate Careers Australia (GCA) and the National Association of Graduate Careers Advisory Services (NAGCAS) will be hosting the conference, Partnering for success: employers, universities and our graduate talent, in Sydney from the 9-12 November 2008
- Fairness Test makes a difference
The Fairness Test appears to have mitigated some of the harsher changes commonly associated with WorkChoices, according to a recent report from Sydney University’s Workplace Research Centre
- Testing times lift job uptake
PSYCHOMETRIC TESTING is helping large numbers of unemployed people get back into the workforce by enabling companies to recruit based on inner capabilities rather than previous experience and skills – allowing employers to tap into an often forgotten talent pool.
- ‘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.