Diversity & inclusion (313 items)



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 »



Post-investigation culture research; Hiring intentions steady; and more

The period immediately after a workplace misconduct investigation tends to be a missed opportunity to improve organisational and team culture, investigation specialists say. Meanwhile, HR professionals are optimistic about hiring in Q3, employers and managers have been fined for sham contracting breaches, and more. » more »


Previous bullying allegations 'irrelevant' to employee's claim; Soft skills gap growing; and more

The Fair Work Commission has refused an employee access to an investigation report that he says would support his stop-bullying application. Also in this article, news on the soft skills gap, disability and LGBTI inclusion, and why unfair dismissal claims are rising. » more »