Labour market (230 items)



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 »



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 »


Learning agility now critical; 'Outstanding employers' announced; and more

Learning agility has become the most in-demand skill employers are seeking in candidates, a recruitment specialist says. Meanwhile, medium-sized organisations are urged to find new ways to compete for talent, Korn Ferry has announced the winners of its inaugural engagement awards, and more. » more »