When does a redundancy become an unfair dismissal?

This article is originally published by the HRM. Failure to understand “genuine redundancy” could see employers facing an unfair dismissal claim. It’s a common misconception that employees dismissed on redundancy grounds cannot claim unfair dismissal. While it’s not typical for these employees to do so, there are some cases that show employers may risk a … Continue reading When does a redundancy become an unfair dismissal?

Is the resume dead?

This article originally appeared in the September 2018 edition of HRM magazine. Is this recruitment staple past its prime? Skills-based assessments are a better indicator of a candidate’s suitability for a role. Paul D’Arcy, senior vice-president of Indeed, doesn’t mince words when it comes to the future of recruitment and job hunting. The resume should die, he says. The humble resume, … Continue reading Is the resume dead?

Here’s how Australia’s cost of living compares to other countries around the world

This article is originally published by Business Insider. As eager travellers, Australians naturally make up a large portion of the international expat community. According to the ABS, an Australian resident moves overseas every minute and 51 seconds. The international money transfer business recently analysed seven countries to see how they compare with Australia against the jobs … Continue reading Here’s how Australia’s cost of living compares to other countries around the world

How to earn big without going to university

This article is authored by Linda Moon and is originally published in The Sydney Morning Herald. Growing up on a farm in Kingaroy, Queensland, Samantha Watt, now 31, wasn’t handed life on a silver platter. After school, she chose to go straight into the workforce. Gaining an entry-level admin role, Watt temped in those roles for … Continue reading How to earn big without going to university

Age Discrimination in Job Search

This article is authored by Peter James and is originally published by Career Life Transitions, part of the Career Money Life Supplier Community. The age-old question, am I being passively discriminated against because of my age? Well, the answer is yes and no.  For some people, it will be an issue, for other people it … Continue reading Age Discrimination in Job Search