Archived News for Human Resource Professionals - May, 2013
The Federal Government has announced it will be injecting $6.1 million into the newly developed National Career Development Strategy aimed at helping students find rewarding careers.
Accenture Australia has been named the nation’s top Employer of the Year for 2013 of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) community by Pride in Diversity.
Australia has cultivated an isolated sense of corporate success, with those trying to climb the greasy pole often forgetting that working well in a team is the quickest way to identify you as an asset to your employer, according to the latest Hays Journal.
Queensland businesses will pay the same 1.45 per cent in workers compensation premiums, with WorkCover Queensland’s average rate remaining at $1.45 per $100 of wages paid for the 2013-14 year, representing the second lowest average premium in the country.
Overt racism may well be on the decline around the country, but it still remains part of daily life for all too many Victorians according to a new report released by the Victorian Equal Opportunity and Human Rights Commission.
While work is often blamed for detracting from family life, new research from the Australian National University (ANU) is turning that notion on its head, showing that better jobs often equate to happier families.
Implementing a sound succession plan is important for all levels of management and types of businesses, not just the ‘big end of town’ according to a new report released by international recruitment specialists Hays.
The Federal Government has revealed the full extent of its $1 billion jobs package, which it says will support an ‘innovative and dynamic economy’ and will produce more Australian jobs.
The proportion of employees who were trade union members in their main job has been steady at 18 per cent for the last three years, according to the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS).
The Federal Government has flagged $47.2 million in funding to tackle workplace bullying and to help ensure employees and employers have access to information about their rights and obligations.
The Federal Government has announced $45 million in funding for a new Skills Connect Fund, which aims to provide industry with a single point of access for skills and workforce development support.
Business confidence has taken a battering over the past month, with conditions remaining very difficult and the tentative signs of a return to form all but drying up.