Labour market (231 items)

East-coast HR salaries; the business case for flexible work; and much more

New salary research shows what HR managers, business partners, coordinators and more can expect to earn on the east coast. Meanwhile businesses are wrong to view flexible work as "an HR tool"; senior leadership diversity is "dismal"; engagement has fallen in Australia; and more. » more »




Poor work relationship made redeployment unreasonable; HR jobs fall; and more

The FWC has accepted potential for conflict as a reason not to offer redeployment, while rejecting another employer's appeal against paying $70k to a dismissed worker. Also in this article, HR jobs fall; a think-tank identifies three key HR trends for 2018; grad employers report high satisfaction; and more. » more »


Which HR roles are most in demand?

Sydney and Adelaide are seeing strong demand for HR generalists and advisors; HR business partners and change specialists are highly sought in Perth and Brisbane; and good internal recruiters are difficult to find in Melbourne, according to specialists. This and more in our quarterly HR employment snapshot. » more »


HR demand reaches record high; Parental leave adverse action compensation; and more

Demand for HR professionals reached a high in the past quarter as new financial budgets kicked in, research shows. Meanwhile, $57k compensation awarded for parental leave adverse action; new mental health resources; Woolworths signs a supply chain compliance deed; and more. » more »


HR skills demand and salary update

HR business partners are currently in hottest demand in Sydney and Melbourne, while internal recruiters are in short supply in Brisbane, Adelaide and Perth; and employers in Tasmania are looking for HR generalists with value-adding skills. Specialist HR recruiters share their market insights in our latest quarterly snapshot. » more »



What drives HR jobseekers; Part-time work increases overstated; and more

The factors that attract HR professionals to a new role differ significantly in some important ways from those of the candidates they're hoping to employ, research shows. Meanwhile, data tells a new story about increases in part-time work, Australian employers' hiring enthusiasm still hasn't recovered post-GFC, and more. » more »


Learning agility now critical; 'Outstanding employers' announced; and more

Learning agility has become the most in-demand skill employers are seeking in candidates, a recruitment specialist says. Meanwhile, medium-sized organisations are urged to find new ways to compete for talent, Korn Ferry has announced the winners of its inaugural engagement awards, and more. » more »