Browsing: Labour market (246 items)

Employers, HR misaligned on pay rise expectations

Employers are expecting to give pay rises that fall below HR's expectations. Meanwhile the top HR skills in demand include stakeholder communication, workforce planning, and talent acquisition, new reports from specialist recruitment companies show.

Will JobMaker actually make jobs?

The Federal Government's new hiring incentives could potentially skew recruitment decisions against older workers, according to a workplace lawyer. Meanwhile others are sceptical that the big-spending Budget will effectively stimulate jobs growth.

JobKeeper "design flaws" about to bite

The Federal Government rightly prioritised speed over perfection in rolling out pandemic business supports, but design flaws could "bite" in the coming months if they don't get urgent attention, according to a new thinktank report.

More than half of employers freeze pay

Most employers were quick to freeze salaries in the wake of COVID-19, but the proportion actually reducing employees' pay has been growing, according to new research by Korn Ferry.

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