- Australia worst in world at taking holidays
THIRTY-EIGHT per cent of Australians do not take all of their allocated annual leave days, making them once again the worst in the world at taking all their entitled annual leave.
- Firms make virtue of the virtual
VIRTUAL TEAMS are becoming an integral part of the corporate world and will soon not just be a luxury but a necessity.
- HR salaries tipped to rise
HR SALARIES are predicted to increase by between 4 and 7 per cent in the coming year, despite mounting pressure from a broader economic policy perspective to curb wages growth, according to Michael Page’s human resources salary survey for 2008/2009
- 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.
- Russell and ANZ’s super new solution
ANZ HAS joined forces with Russell Investment Group to create a one-stop shop for superannuation, pension and banking advice for people “transitioning” to retirement.
- Leaders urged to engage public
Calls for more dialogue between Australian industry and the public on economic and social policy have been made by the Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ACCI).