Labour market (234 items)


Employer wins appeal against reinstatement; New dismissal rulings; and more

The Fair Work Commission will redetermine whether a worker was unfairly dismissed after his employer successfully argued the original hearing denied it procedural fairness. Also in this article, calls for more skills investment in the Federal Budget; mind performance training becoming mainstream amid increasing work pressures; and more. » more »



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 »