By Chief Journalist Paul Karp. Victoria Trades Hall Council (VTHC) secretary Luke Hilakari has revealed a plan to target school children for union membership and organise young workers in hospitality and retail industries. Hilakari made the comments at a ‘fringe’ session on organising at the Australian Council of Trade Unions Congress on Tuesday (May 26). ...more
The Financial Services Institute of Australia (Finsia) has launched a series of videos of executives revealing their personal “lightbulb moment” which led to them understanding the issue of gender diversity. One video shows Commonwealth Bank CEO Ian Narev talking about the impact of having parents who were holocaust survivors and how that gave him an ...more
Thomson Reuters would like to congratulate Joanna Vincent, the 2013 winner of the annual McCallum Medal presentation competition. This year’s prize was held on Wednesday 6th November at the Fair Work Commission in Sydney, and once again showcased the outstanding talent of students and recent graduates passionate about workplace relations. L to R: Joanna Vincent, ...more
Separating professional and personal lives in social media is a thing of the past, US based workforce marketing expert Jason Seiden told HRR.
Ajax Workforce Marketing CEO Seiden is so convinced that our social media worlds will increasingly blur between professional and personal that he has trade marked the term “profersonal”.
Older worker recruitment firm, Adage, managing director Heidi Holmes has questioned incentive payments programs saying they would be of “no interest to corporate and big firms as the administration to qualify for the small incentive will cost more than the incentive itself”.
The increasingly global employment market will underpin an Australian brain drain if HR doesn’t put in place appropriate retention and engagement strategies, a recruitment expert has predicted. Randstad Australia’s HR manager Jane Bartrum told HRR the September data from the Randstad Workmonitor revealed a number of concerning employment trends.