Technology (119 items)




Seek predicts wages "shock"; Leaders divided about future of automation; and more

Seek has issued a warning on impending skills shortages and wages "shock", while new research shows leaders are divided on the impact of automation. Meanwhile, two reports highlight growing demand for IT talent; a union calls for "urgent" gig economy regulation; and more. » more »


Harassment "inequality" claim rejected; Middle managers to feel impact of AI; and more

The FWC has rejected a sacked employee's argument that the standard of proof for workplace s-xual harassment allegations should be higher. Also in this article: how AI will flatten workplace structures; voice-activated tech to increase passive jobseeking; students disinterested in STEM careers; recruitment trends in 2018; and more. » more »




The solution to a broken IR system; L&D tech budgets in stasis; and more

A respected workplace relations academic says a collective bargaining overhaul is needed to revive Australia's IR system and wages growth. Meanwhile research benchmarks Australian L&D spending; HR professionals are optimistic about the impact of technology on their jobs; and a new index rates the health of executives by industry. » more »



PIP dismissal appeal; Working hours and mental health link; Bullying fine; and more

An employee "surprised" to find himself on a performance improvement plan has been given leave to appeal a finding he was fairly dismissed. Meanwhile, research links mental health to hours worked; an employer has been fined for bullying; the IT sector is set for major job redundancies; and more. » more »