Egging on female employees

Facebook, Apple and others are offering female staff the chance to freeze their eggs to help them forge ahead with their careers. Is it the ultimate staff benefit, or something scary?

Govt to expand visa scheme, change 457 conditions

Eligible investors can gain residency in 12 months under SIV changes, 457 conditions eased.

Why cash is king in the new employment landscape

To survive, small businesses are avoiding penalty rates by making special staff agreements on hourly rates and cash payment. The young and old must play by the new rules, or they'll miss out.

CEO pay study shows we're a tolerant lot on inequality

Surprisingly, Australians seem to be far more comfortable with unequal pay outcomes than most other nations.

NAB faces $4.3m harassment suit

A former state manager at JBWere is suing owner NAB amid claims of ongoing discrimination.

CEO golden parachutes cut by 70%

Top Australian CEOs pay at lowest point for a decade, but still 63 times average worker.

'Earn or learn' while our tax dollars burn

Canberra's approach to shepherding unemployed youth into work or study faces a challenge in ensuring government subsidies won’t be rorted.

MYOB snaps up payroll firm PayGlobal

Subsidiary of accounting software firm, MYOB Finance NZ, enters into conditional agreement.

McMahon in shock Skilled exit

CEO surprises market with resignation as group reports a 21% slide in FY profit.

Skilled Group FY profit slides

Recruitment and labour hire company seeks to build on a stronger second half in fiscal 2015.

Graduate jobs at 20-year low

Recent graduates finding it harder to get a job than at any time since 90s recession.

PPL scheme benefits questioned

Govt defends leave scheme after PC report suggests diverting $1.5bn to childcare.

Resource sector blasts visa decision

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Rules allowing skilled migrants to be temporarily employed on rigs have been axed in Senate.

The secret to Seek's success

An in-house hackathon and persistent 'paranoia' about its competitors underline the homegrown jobs site's mission to maintain its crown as a digital disruptor.

Secrets of Myer’s mystery man revealed

Andrew Flanagan believed to have duped another company as to his credentials.

Immigration Department strengthens its human capital with cloud computing

HR boss says most federal govt departments are behind the curve in adopting cloud solutions.

How to get the most out of Generation Mobile

Businesses can leverage the transformational power of mobile devices by offering their workers flexibility and connectivity.

Seek's Zhaopin surges on debut

Strong first day of trade in the US for Seek's majority-owned Chinese operation.

Jobseekers are going mobile: Seek

Australia's largest online job search site says more than 50 per cent of visitors access the platform on mobile devices.

Move over Freelancer, Elance-oDesk has landed

The online freelance jobs marketplace is growing exponentially and the recently merged, US-based rival to local start-up success Freelancer has big plans.