February 2015 Newsletter
Hiring Right – by Jack Welch
Hiring? What a great problem to have. It can only mean your organization is growing, which is terrific, or that you’ve got an existing position you can now fill with an even bigger dose of talent than before...
Abbott Abandons His Paid Parental Leave Scheme
Prime Minister Tony Abbott has, as expected, scrapped his signature paid parental leave scheme, five months before it was due to start.
In his first address to the National Press Club since winning office in 2013, Abbott said his "bigger parental leave scheme is off the table", continuing that "what's desirable is not always do-able, especially when times are tough and budgets are tight"...
Work/Life Balance in Decline: Study
The work/life balance of Australian employees has deteriorated in the last five years, and the national unemployment rate could be reduced to zero by redistributing unpaid overtime hours, according to a new...