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
Flexibility may be the top priority for employees but more than 70% of employers resent the impost flexible working arrangements may bring, research conducted by workforce management company Kronos said. The study found 38% of Australian employers believe men are “more desirable employees” than women, and 40% would prefer to hire candidates without children. Kronos’s Asia Pacific vice president ...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”.
A Hays white paper has found one in five candidates (19.7%) would turn down jobs if they did not provide reasonable access to social media sites, like Facebook, at work. The paper, Tomorrow’s Workforce, found 44.3% of employers believed allowing employees social media access at work would improve retention levels. It found 33.2% of employers ...more
A Fair Work Australia full bench has found postings on Facebook are more serious than a “conversation in a pub”, but an employee’s limited understanding of the medium can mitigate the weight to be given to his offensive comments.