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Performance reviews: survival guide for workers

For many workplaces it’s performance review time again. Done well, appraisal meetings can add a lot of value to our careers and ability thrive at work.

How to keep employees who’ve been offered jobs elsewhere

With the amount of time and investment that goes into finding a good hire, employers may want to keep talent getting propositioned with new opportunities.

5 ways to spot the weakest link in your workforce

When it comes to operational success, it's important to keep in mind that your entire workforce is only as strong as your weakest link.

Developing employee talent within your business

It is important that the senior employees have a thorough framework to mentor the juniors and newbies, who need to know firsthand the values of the organization that they have joined.

Mental health issues driving unemployment among young Aussies

A jump in mental health conditions among the country’s 18-24 year-olds has led to a big rise in the number of young Australians looking for work.

Hiring for the next generation of employees

With the influx of Gen Y employees into the workforce, the pressure to overhaul dated, old-fashioned induction policies is greater than ever - especially for small businesses.

Successful hiring for small businesses

There are many ways an employer can source the right hire, but there are some simple strategies to make this process easier and increase the chances of finding the right fit.

Employees looking to quit thanks to poor engagement levels

Companies are struggling to engage their workers, a major factor being cited for the 28 per cent of local employees eyeing a change of workplace in the next two years. Another 25 per cent said they are considering a move on in the next 3-5 years.

Nurses great, car salesmen not so much: Survey

92 per cent of Australians aged 14 and over consider the nursing profession to be the most ethical and honest of professions, while those in the business of selling cars remain the least trusted.

Top ten strange job interview questions of 2015

What are you passionate about? What are your career goals? What are your salary requirements? Those interview questions are so last year.

Three tips on how you can recruit for growth

While there’s always going to be a need for reactive recruitment, smart businesses are wising up to the benefits of recruiting roles before they’re needed.

Australian workforce numbers decreasing

Despite a rise in total employment, which rose to 11,145,000 in the year to February, Roy Morgan’s latest employment estimates reveal a decrease in Australia’s overall workforce.

Unemployment rises to 12-year high

Australia’s unemployment level has jumped to its highest point in twelve years, climbing another 0.3 per cent from December’s employment rate.

Australian workers hold work-life balance above wage

70 per cent of Australian job seekers now consider work-life balance to be more important than salary, highlighting a need for businesses to adapt.

Six ways to grow business through objective recruitment

Despite the importance of hiring great people, research shows just over half of new hires don’t meet their job specification within the first two years.

Volunteering believed to improve CVs

More Australians believe that volunteering will benefit their CVs, according to research by global online marketplace SEEK.

Gender inequality prevalent in leadership roles

The most comprehensive look at gender equality in Australia’s work environment has highlighted a gender bias in the nation’s leadership pipeline.

Research shows older workers are worth the investment

Older employees are proving to be more productive in the workplace than younger generations, according to new research released by employee services company Clarius Recruitment.

5 Tips on recruiting for success

The biggest asset any company has is its people and that’s what makes recruiting so important, so here are some tips I’ve learned along the way that can help ensure a happy hiring experience.

SMEs still not hiring those with mental illness

New findings have revealed that two in five small and medium enterprises (SMEs) will not employ someone with a mental illness.