February 16 2017 - Seasonally adjusted, unemployment fell by 0.1% to 5.7% and the number of people in employment rose by 13,500 to 11,998,200.
January 11 2017 - Being overweight has consequences in the workplace. There are associated occupational safety, health,
and business risks leading to more and more disputes between employers and employees.
January 10 2017 - Job insecurity among workers in the Health and Medical Research sector is leading to an impending skills crisis, according to
The Australian Society for Medical Research (ASMR).
September 17 2016 - Baby Boomers and Gen Y are leading a movement to abandon the corporate rat race
and create start-ups allowing them to become their own boss
July 14 2016 - As payroll is one of
the largest costs to employers, it is essential to have systems that
provide accurate information and payments in line with current
April 21 2015 - What is the real story about management in the fashion industry? How is it that they achieve and maintain such
high levels of performance in such a demanding environment?
October 10 2014 - Nearly two in three accountants will be job hunting within the next 6 to
January 15 2014 - Women earn a mere 64% of the average man's wage and salary income across Australia,
according to a recent report from the Australian Bureau of Statistics
June 3 2013 - The new national minimum wage will be $622.20 per week or $16.37 per hour.
May 26 2013 - It's a well known HR statistic that it costs an average of 2.5 times an individual's salary to replace an employee when they leave.
So in today's unpredictable economic climate it is essential that businesses retain staff, especially those classed as 'top talent' - your highest
June 7 2012 - For many years, HR professionals have been trying to justify their right to a seat at the executive table.
Executives rightfully have been scratching their heads trying to understand just exactly how HR drives business value.
May 14 2012 - Managing employee information on a global scale when data privacy rules differ by country
December 8 2011 - 1.7 million Australians over 18 are prevented from working as much as they
want for a variety of reasons, according to a new Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) study.
December 1 2011 - Smartphones, tablets and other types of 24-7 technology
can make life easier for many people but they make it harder to switch off even when at home and
also keep us at work longer.
October 31 2011 - A tribunal of judges appointed by Fair Work Australia has determined that the industrial dispute
called by three unions that triggered the airline's lockout must end.
July 13 2011 - Australian workers have a low-pressure, stress-free working life, and are not worried about losing their jobs,
according to findings from ORC Internationalís perspectives database.
March 16 2011 - Badly paid, poorly supported, or short term jobs
can be as harmful as being without a job.
September 14 2010 - The new
agreement is designed to last for two years, providing guaranteed pay rises of 8 per cent in addition to the 2 per cent awarded in October 2009.
September 11 2010 - Figures from the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) showed that
about one in six workers started work with a new employer/business in the year to February 2010.
September 7 2010 - The Australian Council of Trade Unions (ACTU) marked Equal Pay Day in September 2010
by highlighting a widening gender pay gap.
August 31 2010 - Australian workers are more likely to change employers over the next 12 months compared to staff in 16 other countries,
according to research by employee engagement consultants Infogroup/ORC.
August 16 2010 - Cautioning against a 'one size fits all' approach to business and management styles, the authors suggest a cross-cultural perspective can
facilitate co-working in an era of globalization.
May 20 2010 - Frequent interruptions experienced by hospital doctors result in less time and poorer care given to patients
and increase the potential for clinical error.
May 20 2010 - Three-quarters of nurses working in both the
private and public sectors had experienced violence at work, but only one in six incidents were officially reported.
February 1 2010 - Confidence among Australian employers has increased to
the highest level since September 2008 according to a recent Hudson survey
January 5 2010 - People may believe that the global financial crisis (GFC) has made job-hunting
more difficult but a recent survey from Mercer suggests that the recruitment picture is better than it seems.
It seems that finally senior managers - some of them, at least - are willing to give
HR managers a significant role in strategic decisions. But how many human resource managers know how to fulfill that
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