- Shonky psychometric tests kill potential careers
What’s the efficacy of using personality profiles and psychometric tests in recruitment? Malcolm King is not convinced of their merit - he outlines why it's time for a re-think.
- Case of missing coffee mug goes viral
Just in case any evidence was needed that employees take their coffee extremely seriously, an email outlining in fastidious detail the last known whereabouts of a worker’s favourite mug has gone viral.
- Australia’s most attractive employers revealed
In the ultimate acknowledgement of an organisation having “passionate, raving fans”, the Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) has been voted Australia’s most attractive employer at the third annual Randstad Award.
- Rio Tinto case could have wide consequences if union wins
Resources giant Rio Tinto is currently locked in a court battle with the Construction Forestry Mining and Energy Union (CMFEU) over claims it paid higher redundancy payments to non-union members.
- Rio embroiled in redundancy union stoush
Rio Tinto is facing a heated discrimination suit after redundant workers allege the company made redundancy payments of up to $120,000 more to non-union member workers.
- Icelandic ash causing HR havoc
Thousands of Australian workers have been unable to return to work from trips to Europe due to volcanic ash from Iceland causing unprecedented disruption to air travel.