- Fostering internal talent for a successful future
Gabby Kelly outlines what Bakers Delight is doing to build talent from within.
- What a year for HR: The biggest HR stories of 2012
It has been a jam-packed year for HR – from sweeping legislative changes to ongoing debate about performance reviews and navigating the challenges of working alongside social media, 2012 hasn’t seen a dull moment.
- Face-to-face equals best friends forever
In the age of the hot-desking, ‘always on’, mobile device clutching workforce multiple electronic channels are de rigeur. Warrick Glynn questions whether this is the best way to communicate, particularly when the message is sensitive or unpalatable.
- Online jobs ads no longer cutting edge
While the decline of print advertisements for jobs has been well documented, industry experts have predicted the beginning of a so-called 'third wave' of recruitment, whereby 'traditional' online job advertisements are losing out in favour of social networks.
- Google pay hike is ‘short sighted’
Google’s announcement that it is to award a 10 per cent pay rise for its entire global workforce has been criticised for being a “short-term tactic that won’t prevent the Facebook brain-drain” by a leading reward expert.
- Facebook dismissal ruled unfair by FWA
Fair Work Australia has found that a hairdressing salon unfairly dismissed an employee after she posted negative comments about her employer on Facebook.