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Shortlist News NEW International revenue increases at Robert Half; Skilled hiring softens; plus more Login Required
3:43pm Wednesday 22 October 2014 - Shortlist News

> Robert Half reports strong quarter > Rec-to-rec expands > Skilled hiring softens > Job loyalty a thing of the past > Subscriber webinar: LinkedIn contacts and post-employment solicitation > Flight Centre update
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Shortlist News NEW Perm growth boosts ManpowerGroup Australia's operating profit Login Required
2:26pm Wednesday 22 October 2014 - Shortlist News

ManpowerGroup Australia's operating profit increased during the September quarter thanks to strong growth in its permanent recruitment arm, says local managing director Lincoln Crawley.
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HR Daily NEW Why HR should calculate the cost of people risk Login Required
12:05pm Wednesday 22 October 2014 - HR Daily

When 'risk' is brought up in an HR context, it usually involves workplace hazards or people practices that could lead to injury or lawsuits. But HR professionals should start viewing 'people risk' more broadly, according to Aon Hewitt's managing director of people risk, Robyn Perkins.
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HR Daily NEW Employer was right to withhold identity of misconduct complainant: Court Login Required
12:05pm Wednesday 22 October 2014 - HR Daily

A court has upheld an employer's decision to keep a complainant's identity confidential in a misconduct investigation, saying the decision was in line with "carefully considered" workplace policies.
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HR Daily NEW Announcement: Looking to develop a Workforce Strategic Plan for your organisation? Login Required
12:05pm Wednesday 22 October 2014 - HR Daily

Workforce strategic planning has now become a "hot" issue for those many organisations seeking to better align their workforce and business strategies. Advanced Workforce Strategies has recently developed a resource-rich Pack that will show you how to do this.
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Human Capital Magazine NEW Egg freezing: pro-equity breakthrough or anti-feminist “devil’s deal”?
11:25am Wednesday 22 October 2014 - Human Capital Magazine

Apple and Facebook’s offer to freeze their employees’ eggs has divided opinion. Will women be attracted or offended by the perk?
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Human Capital Magazine NEW Courts divided over “scabs” with “no guts” dismissal
11:23am Wednesday 22 October 2014 - Human Capital Magazine

An unfair dismissal case left judges in disagreement over the termination of an “intimidating” employee last week.
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Human Capital Magazine NEW Could your CEO be a psychopath?
11:20am Wednesday 22 October 2014 - Human Capital Magazine

It is not a trait that we normally associate with business leaders, but research indicates that psychopathic behavior among senior executives may be more common than we think.
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Shortlist News NEW IBM reviewing perm IT panel: reports Login Required
9:38am Wednesday 22 October 2014 - Shortlist News

Computing giant IBM is reportedly reviewing its panel arrangement for the recruitment of permanent IT staff.
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HR Daily NEW HR Daily Premium subscribers attend our "Personal Culpability Risks" webinar for free Login Required
6:05pm Tuesday 21 October 2014 - HR Daily

In a webinar on 6 November, employment law specialist Fay Calderone will explain how HR professionals can minimise their risks of facing legal liability and reputational harm in the course of their work.
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HR Daily NEW Loosen the reins, reduce distractions to better engage workers Login Required
6:05pm Tuesday 21 October 2014 - HR Daily

In an environment of information overload, one of the most useful things HR can do is find ways to reduce distractions and help employees feel less overwhelmed, according to David Guazzarotto, CEO of Future Knowledge.
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HR Daily NEW Announcement: The problems with traditional performance reviews and what to do about them Login Required
6:05pm Tuesday 21 October 2014 - HR Daily

It's no secret. When it comes to the traditional review process, there's usually a long list of complaints from everyone - HR, managers and employees. Why the complaints? More importantly, what can we do about them? Check out our poster-style guide.
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HR Daily NEW Keep one eye on business strategy, HR leaders advised Login Required
6:05pm Tuesday 21 October 2014 - HR Daily

HR professionals have not traditionally seen shareholder returns as their concern, but doing so can improve their businesses - and their own career paths, according to a chief operating officer.
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Shortlist News NEW Flight Centre finalises specialist PSA Login Required
4:10pm Tuesday 21 October 2014 - Shortlist News

Flight Centre Travel Group has selected a preferred recruitment provider for its specialist hiring needs.
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Shortlist News NEW CML revenue, earnings surge; New hire at Exclaim IT; plus more Login Required
3:06pm Tuesday 21 October 2014 - Shortlist News

> CML reports double-digit growth > Exclaim IT appoints manager > Recruitment processes can mitigate FIFO mental health risks > IT employers hiring fast to avoid bidding wars > Court finds Baytech liable for on-hire long service leave > SEEK NZ job ad volume up in September > SMS earnings improving
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Human Capital Magazine NEW Obama aims to “Raise the Wage”
10:02am Tuesday 21 October 2014 - Human Capital Magazine

As the US government campaigns to “Raise the Wage,” HC investigates the impact a high minimum wage is having on the Australian workforce.
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Human Capital Magazine NEW Employee awarded $1.59 million in wrongful termination case
9:58am Tuesday 21 October 2014 - Human Capital Magazine

A national oil and gas company was ordered to pay over $1.5 million in compensation after it was ruled that its Board of Directors had wrongfully terminated an executive’s contract.
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Shortlist News NEW Better metrics surpassing 'time-to-fill' in global companies Login Required
9:32am Tuesday 21 October 2014 - Shortlist News

Major global employers are reducing their focus on time-to-fill in favour of more comprehensive recruitment metrics that better align with business objectives, according to a panel of internal recruiters.
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Shortlist News NEW HJB resumes trading; Sales increase at Oilfield Workforce; plus more Login Required
2:30pm Monday 20 October 2014 - Shortlist News

> First morning of trading for revived HJB > Oilfield Workforce boosts top line > No return for unsecured Bluestone creditors > NZ Government assumes Novopay management > Recruit Holdings float performs well > CareerOne hits BRW Most Innovative list
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Shortlist News NEW Paul Barbaro moves on; Top biller launches agency; and more people moves Login Required
1:18pm Monday 20 October 2014 - Shortlist News

> New role for former Clarius executive GM > Top biller launches agency > Ex-EST10 GM opens new business > Ambition director departs
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Shortlist News NEW Brace for further disruption, warns industry exec Login Required
11:14am Monday 20 October 2014 - Shortlist News

Agency recruiters will face further disruption in the next two years, as technology that measures candidates' compatibility with specific workplaces hits the market, predicts an industry executive.
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Human Capital Magazine NEW Abbott announces reforms to 457 visa program
10:15am Monday 20 October 2014 - Human Capital Magazine

Prime Minister Tony Abbott has announced an overhaul of the 457 visa scheme as part of his innovation and competitiveness agenda.
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Human Capital Magazine NEW Limit the threat of workplace theft and fraud
10:11am Monday 20 October 2014 - Human Capital Magazine

Dishonest employees are obviously bad for business – but there are ways to protect your organisation from the risk of theft and fraud.
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HR Daily NEW Don't automatically "queer" intersex employees Login Required
10:05am Monday 20 October 2014 - HR Daily

Intersex people could be about as common as redheads, but their specific workplace needs are little understood, according to a new report.
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HR Daily NEW "Cumulative effect" of breaches warranted dismissal Login Required
10:05am Monday 20 October 2014 - HR Daily

A manager who ran her office like a private business - making payments to herself and others without regard to her employer's procedures - committed serious misconduct, a court has ruled, finding the "cumulative effect" of her breaches justified dismissal.
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Human Capital Magazine NEW Five Minutes with… Joey Zhang, human resources business partner, Manhattan Associates
9:56am Monday 20 October 2014 - Human Capital Magazine

Joey Zhang discusses HR's biggest challenges, the industry's future and his ideal dinner guests.
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Shortlist News NEW Share plan tax changes could revolutionise remuneration in small recruitment companies Login Required
2:48pm Friday 17 October 2014 - Shortlist News

The Federal Government's proposed changes to employee share scheme taxation are likely to bring equity options back into favour in smaller recruitment companies, according to DLA Piper partner and remuneration specialist Brett Feltham.
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Shortlist News NEW Temp leads hiring demand in procurement and supply chain sector Login Required
1:38pm Friday 17 October 2014 - Shortlist News

Demand for temporary staff is driving procurement and supply chain hiring activity, with further gains expected in the lead up to Christmas, say specialist recruiters.
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Human Capital Magazine NEW Work flexibility: how much is too much?
11:20am Friday 17 October 2014 - Human Capital Magazine

A recent study has found that teleworking could improve employee retention and performance, but does that mean it's right for your company?
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Human Capital Magazine NEW Lighter side: Desk or toilet: Which is cleaner?
11:18am Friday 17 October 2014 - Human Capital Magazine

In today's fast-paced world, many of us are guilty of eating lunch at our desks. But a new video might just make you think twice before tucking into your sandwich in the office
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Human Capital Magazine NEW Lighter side: Impossible interview questions
11:16am Friday 17 October 2014 - Human Capital Magazine

Oxford University has released some sample questions, to debunk the myth that they’re “unanswerable”. You be the judge.
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Human Capital Magazine NEW HR should look for ‘Shrek’ when recruiting
11:03am Friday 17 October 2014 - Human Capital Magazine

Don’t be won over by charisma, good looks and confidence when recruiting, and instead look for ‘Shrek’.
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Shortlist News NEW Effective consultant onboarding cuts client turnover risks Login Required
10:35am Friday 17 October 2014 - Shortlist News

New consultants create the biggest risk of client turnover for recruitment companies, according to trainer Cindy Stuckey, who shares her tips for getting new recruits up to speed quickly.
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HR Daily NEW New posts on building rapport, 457-visa hurdles; sick leave and more Login Required
10:05am Friday 17 October 2014 - HR Daily

Does your workplace communication style build rapport, or resistance? According to HR Daily Community blogger Ben Young, common language patterns can easily develop resistance and detract from our influence, but he has some tips to turn it around.
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Human Capital Magazine NEW Six steps to building a culture of recognition
10:00am Friday 17 October 2014 - Human Capital Magazine

From as little as $100-150 per employee per year, employers can build recognition programs that deliver tangible business results through more engaged and productive workers. Here are six tips to do it well.
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Human Capital Magazine NEW Healthy mind, healthy body
5:09pm Thursday 16 October 2014 - Human Capital Magazine

Kristina Dalgleish, director of Health@Work, outlines how employers can ensure their executive employees remain fit and healthy.
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Shortlist News NEW Listed recruitment sector grows with backdoor addition Login Required
4:56pm Thursday 16 October 2014 - Shortlist News

Recruitment platform 1-Page has debuted on the ASX through a backdoor listing, but industry insiders are sceptical about how the new product will sit in the competitive local market.
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Shortlist News NEW Davidson rebrands; GRMSearch reaping benefits of repeat business; plus more Login Required
3:38pm Thursday 16 October 2014 - Shortlist News

> Davidson brings all divisions under one brand > GRMSearch repeat business rate nears 90% > Robert Walters partners with Youngcare > Government changes to speed up 457-visa applications > NZ jobs market dips > JXT launches "reverse job board"
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Shortlist News NEW Kelly culls major clients to improve profitability Login Required
1:00pm Thursday 16 October 2014 - Shortlist News

Kelly Services Australia's decision to walk away from some of its largest clients over the past four years has made the business more profitable, according to CEO Karen Colfer.
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Shortlist News NEW United Recruitment founder steps down; Pulse Recruitment appoints GM; and more people moves Login Required
11:07am Thursday 16 October 2014 - Shortlist News

> United Recruitment CEO moves into chair role > Hudson director leaves for SME recruiter > Rubicor appoints head of people and performance > New marketing head for Talent International
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