Archived News for Human Resource Professionals - July, 2013
Many mobile phone customers tired of dealing with international delays and communication problems will be thrilled to learn one provider is taking on 150 new staff at its Australian call centre.
While Australia’s prosperity and economic outlook may be the envy of most of Europe at this point, uncertainty is tarnishing the rosiness of the average Australian worker.
A study by a workforce management group claims employers are looking for young single males as a prime prospect for new recruits, flying in the face of logic suggesting a broad range of recruits will create a diverse and successful environment.
Some of Australia’s biggest private companies are concerned they will have to pry deeper into their employees’ lives than they would like in order to satisfy new anti-bullying codes.
The closing date for the first round of applications for the new Migrant Communities Employment Fund has been extended. Potential applicants now have until August 9 to lodge their bid for a grant, with up to $200,000 available for innovative employment projects.
Australia’s peak employer for the resources industry has asked the Prime Minister to take action on proposed laws to improve the nation’s productivity or risk $350 billion in project investments.