HR

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

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'

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

A bleak jobs picture that’s set to worsen

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The latest unemployment and workforce participation numbers underscore the tough economic conditions, and why the next rates move could well be down.

White-collar workers head to the cloud

Cloud-based jobs marketplace Nvoi has officially launched in Australia ahead of a planned IPO.

Egging on female employees

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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

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

Why cash is king in the new employment landscape

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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

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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

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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.

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