Author: Gemma Jamieson

04 Oct

HR should lead the way with social media

It is no secret that we at wattsnext are keen social media enthusiasts. I have managed to grow my twitter following to over 25 000 in just under a year! By involving the whole team in our social media strategy, wattsnext has been able to cultivate a digital footprint of over 200 000 connections. Our

19 Jul

Workplace bullying – don’t be a silent witness

A study completed by Andrea Adams titled ‘Bullying at work: How to confront and overcome it’suggests that being bullied in the workplace is more stressful than all other workplace stressors and job demands combined. Her research shows that workplace bullying is life consuming and can affect victims long into their futures. A recent study on

08 May

The rejection phone call

The recruitment process is a long journey that is made up of many important aspects, one of the most important being made up of two types of phone calls; the phone call to the successful candidate and the phone call to the unsuccessful candidate. Despite this, getting back to unsuccessful candidates is something that many

25 Apr

Australian 457 visa changes

Prime Minister Malcom Turnbull has announced that the Temporary Work (Skilled) visa (subclass 457) will be abolished and replaced with the completely new Temporary Skill Shortage (TSS) visa in March 2018. But how does this effect you as an employer? Below is everything you need to know about the announced changes. What was the 457 visa?

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