Flexible & off-site work (190 items)

New employees paid more than existing staff; Avoid the 'merit trap'; and more

Employers are back to offering higher salaries to lure new employees, new market research shows. Meanwhile, a study has found work-life balance is now the most important job factor for every generation; organisations are warned to avoid the 'merit trap'; the S-x Discrimination Minister has outlined three priorities; and more. » more »




Leader competency results "disturbing"; Drop in cost of living rank good for employers; and more

Nearly one in two managers believe their leadership skills are at best average, according to new research. Meanwhile, the drop in Australian cities' cost of living is "good news" for employers; LinkedIn has announced which employers are the most attractive; and more. » more »


Social inclusion crucial to employee retention

Employers can keep engagement and morale high even among remote and competitive employees through smart use of social media and transparent rewards systems, says the co-founder of a successful sales business. » more »


Culture and engagement drive results at 'Best Employers'

Organisations that rely on culture and engagement as their core competitive advantage produce tangible financial results, including growing their revenue faster, exceeding sales targets, and returning greater profits, new research shows. » more »



Public sector HR 'overstaffed'; Warning on overtime perils; and more

The Australian Public Service should downsize its HR departments, a review of the sector recommends. Meanwhile, HR specialists warn against unpaid overtime; research has found new links between job insecurity and mental ill health; and the AHRC has appointed three new commissioners. » more »