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  • Rise in number of 457 holders by Iain Hopkins

    Australia Post is the latest employer to be accused by a union of employing unskilled workers on 457 visa holders to deliver parcels and sort mail.

  • Counting the cost of a single bad hire by Rose Sneyd

    It’s no surprise that more than half of employers in 10 of the world’s largest economies acknowledge having made a bad hire, but the financial consequences may be very high.

  • The power of a deconstructed office by HRM

    Progressive organisations are beginning to treat the workspace as an active tool rather than a passive backdrop, according to a workplace research psychologist.

  • How women make the steep climb to the top by Rose Sneyd

    Ambition, supportive partners, and good managers and mentors were essential to these women executives’ success.

  • Unmanaged mental health leaves Aussie companies exposed by Stephanie Zillman

    A leading expert has called for action on the annual $6.5bn spend which is lost due to employers not recognising the signs of mental illness amongst employees and providing early intervention and support.

  • Poor recruitment methods costing thousands by Iain Hopkins

    Job defections cost the average Australian company (with 100 employees) an estimated $337,000 per year, according to research.

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