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The pandemic pivot: 5 ways coronavirus shifted HR priorities

With the ups and down during the pandemic, one thing remained clear for businesses: exceptional HR is not an optional extra – it’s a necessity.

How your business should approach reducing headcount following the end of JobKeeper

As JobKeeper closes, businesses may need to reduce headcount to keep wage bills affordable. Here's how to approach a restructure legally and effectively...

‘Portable entitlements for insecure work’: Anthony Albanese promising new workplace laws under Labor

Federal opposition leader Anthony Albanese is proposing a number of sizeable work reforms: Among them, an aim to provide those in insecure work with entitlements and employment security.

Seven steps to attract and hire the best staff in 2021

Now is the perfect time for businesses to re-evaluate their hiring processes. Here are tips for any business looking to land top talent...

How to successfully onboard remote workers

It's always challenging for new employees to hit the ground running, and even harder if they work from home. An office environment subtly reveals...

Three steps to writing job descriptions that work

By Jay Munro, Indeed Employer Insight Strategist, ANZ More than a third of recruiters would rather be spending less time on writing and posting job...

How to attract, retain and cultivate a new breed of IT professional

By Simon Horrocks, Regional Vice President ANZ, AppDynamics The technology skills gap is impacting Australian organisations across almost every industry, with businesses struggling to find...

What job interviewees are looking for

It’s easy to feel like the odds are stacked against you in an interview. Even the most talented people succumb to nerves and struggle...

Salary expectations have increased

Compared to just five years ago, jobseekers’ salary expectations are a lot higher 76% of Australian hiring managers say jobseekers are more demanding when it...

Why this entrepreneur believes character outweighs IQ in business

Byline: Jim Penman, the founder of Australia’s largest home-service franchise, Jim’s Group. Change character, and I believe you can change the world. I strongly believe this...

CV hacks that work

Adding digital evidence, putting yourself in the thick of the action and using a professional summary to highlight your unique selling proposition are three...

Global employers increasingly using gig economy platforms despite concerns

Global business leaders forecast one in three of their employees will be temporary workers by 2023. 94% of global business leaders are currently...

Working from home just got trickier

Employees who work from home to look after family, a sick child, to manage long commutes or to juggle other commitments is fairly common practice... but that...

People power: why your employees are pivotal to a cracking customer experience

Commentary around ‘customer experience’ has not been in short supply in the Australian business media of late. Take a deep dive into the topic...

How to compete with the big guys when attracting talent to your small business

Attracting the right talent to your small business can be an uphill battle and as challenging to a business owner as any other macro...

The modern workplace and how to adapt

Greg Scileppi, President of International Staffing Operations at Robert Half International, looks at how to deal with changes in the workforce and create a...

Why creating an inclusive workplace is crucial

Today is Harmony Day, the annual Australian holiday recognising our multiculturalism and different backgrounds. It’s a great opportunity as a workplace to celebrate what...

Employers must eliminate unconscious gender bias from job ads to secure the best talent: SEEK

Employers risk missing out on the best person available for an advertised role when they fail to actively address unconscious gender bias in their...

The increasing role of artificial intelligence in SME recruitment and retention practices

Digital technology is driving change in the Australian workforce like never before. And while it’s creating more efficient and effective work environments, it also...