HR

Lloyds bans all-male shortlists for top jobs

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Bank tells recruiters shortlists for top positions must contain at least one-third female candidates.

Commission hears of cash for CFMEU

by AAP
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Three company bosses detail claims of cash bribes to a Canberra construction union official.

Seek shares slump on earnings woes

by AAP
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Shares plunge over 12 per cent after warning of 60 per cent slide in FY profit.

Counting the cost of unhappy employees

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If you're reading this with a severe case of Mondayitis, your employer probably ranks lower on scales of profitability and customer satisfaction.

Mines urged to change FIFO rosters

by AAP
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Parliamentary committee recommends 'even-time' rosters to support mental health and wellbeing.

Skilled eyes a sweetened deal

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Contract labour hire groups Skilled and Programmed are back in merger discussions, but Programmed will need to improve the terms of its proposal before a deal can be done.

Taskforce to probe visa fraud

by AAP
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Move follows allegations of illegal labour-hire practices.

Aust workplace laws too complex: Hays

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Recruitment firm says local labour laws are among world’s most arcane: report.

Peoplebank snapped up by Japanese giant

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Australia's largest IT and specialist recruiting firm, Peoplebank, has been acquired by Recruit Holdings for a reported price tag for more than $70 million.

New laws could aid foreign workers

Govt weighs scheme to allow skilled foreigners to enter for a year without 457 visa: report.

Programmed's opportunism puts Skilled offside

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The proposed merger between contract labour business Skilled and Programmed has strong business logic, but Skilled's initial response suggests it isn't too happy about the terms of the proposal.

Skilled Group in talks on merger

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Merger of workforce providers Programmed Group and Skilled could create listed company with $800m market cap.

Bringing politics to the boardroom

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Australia's corporate leaders have a lot to learn from politicians, who must deal with a greater number of issues and stakeholders.

The forgotten lever in Australia’s competitiveness agenda

Real innovation won't happen unless business leaders are willing to tackle Australia's risk-averse corporate culture.

Company boards should embrace a gender agenda

Corporate Australia is making progress in improving gender diversity on company boards, but it has a long way to go to match the public sector.

Accused Myer fraud faces music

Man accused of faking CV left Myer on first day to fetch 'proof' of job history, never returned.

Business wants workplace change

AHRI pressing for far-reaching changes to Fair Work Act amid govt inquiry.

Bain chooses banks for $3bn MYOB float

Bain Capital appoints banks to lead $3bn accounting software provider IPO: report.

Why happy workers pay off for firms

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Recent research suggests businesses may have a strong financial incentive to improve job satisfaction among their employees.

ASX boards less male but directors lacking 'skin in the game'

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Research finds proportion of female directors has risen slightly, also shows 1 in 10 non-executive directors do not own shares in company.

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