Current group general counsel, Will Irving. He will be promoted to Telstra Business group managing director on 12 August.
Two Telstra executives will step into new roles later this year, as the telco gears up for the rollout of the National Broadband Network (NBN).
The move follows the signing of a 35-year contract with NBN Co in June.
Around 2,000 aviation jobs are to be lost at Delta Air Lines, after the carrier posted a 58 per cent fall in revenues caused by rising oil prices.
The airline has sought out employees willing to take voluntary buy-outs from their jobs, and is also scaling back its overall capacity in the forthcoming months, in a bid to combat the pressure of the economy. The five per cent cut back in capacity set for the last quarter of 2011 is more than the four per cent that had previously been forecast for the cutbacks.
The carrier is also looking at retiring the least fuel-efficient aircraft from its fleets and halting some of its least used services.
Matthew Jacob, senior airlines analyst at ITG Investment Research, said, “The challenge to the airlines right now is absorbing higher fuel costs. I Read more…
Breaking into the entertainment industry is tough, you either need to know someone or go on many auditions and standout from the crowd. Any type of entertainer will go through this even a singer. The big question is always how do I get started? You know you have the talent, drive and you are completely dedicated, but the question still remains, how? Here are just a few methods that others have used to get exposure in the world of entertainment.
Don’t waste time going after the dream of becoming a singer, follow your dream. The next step might be to consider some type of lessons to analyze what your strengths and weakness are. Holding a music degree or getting an education in music is sometimes helpful but not necessary.
It’s about 300 BC and a gladiator named Spartacus, or Sparty for short, is looking for a new gig because the arena in his town faced a fall off in attendance and had to cut back on staffing. Another gladiator known as Geta-man who lives in a nearby town still has his job but is looking for a new coliseum that offers better pay and benefits.
They both apply for a position at an arena in Rome and the hiring manager Tootus has a difficult decision to make. Both men have the same qualifications and kill-to-loss ratio, and they both passed the anti-personality tests with flying colors. In the end, Tootus decides to go with Geta-man because Sparty is unemployed. E
Content strategist Mike Loukides recently wrote, “The future belongs to the companies who figure out how to collect and use data successfully.”
While he may have been referring to marketing data, he could easily have been referring to recruitment. After all, recruitment essentially is just another form of marketing. Why do advertisers create focus groups? Administer surveys? Study consumers? They take the time to gather information on their consumers, analyze it, and use it to inform their marketing strategy and ultimately keep them ahead of the competition in the eyes of their target audience.
When it comes to recruiting, the importance of data to inform key decisions is no different. It
Volatile markets, reduced revenues and compromised earnings are prompting a wave of job cuts across the global banking industry.
The consultation, “A State Pension for the 21st Century”, set out two proposals – speeding up the transition to a two-tier system or introducing a single-tier flat-rate pension above the pension credit standard minimum guarantee, which would raise the state pension to around £140 per week.
Responses from representative businesses, employers with defined benefit-pension schemes, pensions administrators and members of the public showed overall support for reform, with more than two-thirds of organisations that took part supporting the one-tier system.
Minister for pensions Steve Webb said: “A simple, decent state pension that is easy to understand would give people more clarity and certainty about what they will get from the state. It