Technology (119 items)


Demand for contingent workers heating up; Jobseeker intentions; and more

Contrary to popular perceptions, contingent jobs have been declining for less-skilled workers, and growth in non-permanent employment is occurring primarily in skilled and white-collar sectors, according to new research. Meanwhile, one in two workers intend to spend under three years with an employer before moving on, frontline employees feel left out of digital transformation projects, and more. » more »


Digital literacy, soft skills in demand; Top HR execs; Virtual work success; and more

Research suggests emerging technology is a reason to be positive rather than fearful about jobs of the future, but new skills must nonetheless be fostered; distinct attributes are needed for virtual work success; Australia's top HR executives named; CV deception is rife; and more. » more »



Digital transformation requires "new breed" of HR; Aldi injunction bid rejected; and more

HR managers have an extended role to play in digital workforce transformation, but must first master new skills and tasks, a strategic workplace planning expert says. Meanwhile, Aldi has failed to prove to a court that publicising an industrial dispute will damage its employer brand; artificial intelligence is set to shake up recruitment in three ways; and more. » 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 »


Employer branding, presenteeism, automation research; and more

HR and recruitment teams, rather than corporate communications departments, are best placed to develop employer branding strategies, and it's no longer enough for these to be consistent rather than tailored to talent segments, according to new research. Meanwhile, "pathologically high" daytime sleepiness is damaging productivity, employers are urged to keep marriage equality debate "calm", and more. » more »


Workplace technology research; Boards need more HR directors; Wage theft website launched; and more

Australian organisations are ahead of the game in using workplace technology to drive business performance, according to new research. Meanwhile, a new report says ASX 300 boards need more HR directors, a union has launched a website to name and shame companies that offer illegal pay rates to workers, and more. » more »