Category: Workforce Management

Budget aims to lift skills, participation

 By Kate Southam The Federal Budget has allocated $3 billion to boost workforce participation rates and skill...

Swan to boost skilled migrant workers

By David Urem and Matthew Franklin     Wayne Swan will flood regional areas with 16,000 skilled migrants next...

Shortage of skills adds to wages bill

By Cecily-Anna Bennett Since the global financial crisis the job market has been in a constant state of...

Work safety backlash builds

By Ewin Hannan Employers claim the Gillard government’s proposed national health and safety laws could increase the cost...

Employee turnover costs

You’re growing your small business and putting in extra effort to expand your workforce. But just when you’ve...

Federal budget to fast-track staff training

By Mark Eggleton   Talk to most people in organisations and the corporate catchcry of there being a...

Leaders’ factory a magnet for talent

By Mark Eggleton   Talk to most people in organisations and the corporate catchcry of there being a...

IT jobs growth picks up pace

By Jennifer Foreshew A slow start to IT recruitment for the year is expected to turn around this...

Businesses embrace paid parental leave

By Cecily-Anna Bennett     Most businesses that offer paid parental leave have no plans to decrease payments in light...

Executive assistants crucial to bosses’ success

  By Meera Vijayan Personal assistants from the 1960s may be easily forgiven if they struggle to recognise...