Media & press releases

At Robert Half, we're always looking for new ways to keep you up-to-date on all the latest recruitment news, media and developments across Australia and the wider Asia Pacific region.
In addition to identifying employment trends through our daily interactions with companies and job seekers, the Robert Half media team conduct extensive research on hiring and employment issues. Alongside our press releases and recruitment news, we also offer a range of rich-media content such as videos and infographics to help you abreast of the major trends and events to do with candidate attraction and retention.

Read our latest research, including results from our ongoing surveys of CFOs, CIOs, lawyers, advertising and marketing executives, human resources managers and senior managers:

Media releases by Date: 2016 | 2015 | 2014

24 November 2016

Robert Half reveals the extent to which the role of the CFO will evolve as well as the increased expectations CFOs will have within the next five years. Read more here. 

24 November 2016

According to Robert Half, the finance function within Australian businesses is set to face the biggest era of transformation. Read more here. 

17 November 2016

Insight from Robert Half suggest CFOs have the ambition, skillset and professional development necessary to take on the emerging role of Chief Performance Officer. Read more here. 

09 November 2016

The increasing use of BYOD practices has presented the added internal cyber-security risk of data theft to Australian workplaces. Read more here. 

04 November 2016

A recent Robert Half Management Resources survey reveals US professional workers and CFOs place integrity at the top of the list of most important leadership qualities. Read more here. 

28 October 2016

Research by Robert Half shows that companies who host office functions to watch major sporting events, such as the Melbourne Cup, increase their employee’s productivity and motivation. Read more...

26 October 2016

While Big Data is a concept that is instinctively linked to IT, research shows the IT department is not the only function benefiting from Big Data insights. Read more here. 

19 October 2016

Australian CIOs see a future where women will be on par with men for at least non-management roles. Read more here. 

14 October 2016

Towards the end of the year could be the best time for finance employees to ask for a pay rise as companies are more inclined to consider pay rise requests if they have had positive EOFY results....

06 October 2016

As Australian HR managers are concerned about losing top candidates to competing job offers, companies need to act fast during the recruitment process in order to secure top talent. Read more here...

28 September 2016

Australian HR managers are placing an emphasis on financial incentives to minimise employee turnover. Read more here. 

15 September 2016

Despite reaching the pinnacle of their career in finance, Australian CFOs are ambitious to progress further and are very conscious about their career development. Read more here. 

06 September 2016

Australian companies are facing increasing security threats from cyber-criminals due to a growing skills gap within the IT industry. Read more here. 

23 August 2016

Despite Australia’s prosperous IT market, Australian CIOs face a dual challenge when it comes to finding and retaining skilled IT professionals. Read more here. 

16 August 2016

Australian office workers are overwhelmingly happy in their current jobs, yet unhappy employees are more likely to be actively looking for a new role. Read more here. 

09 August 2016

Australians are more likely to call in sick to work the day after a major sporting event than their international counterparts. Read more here. 

02 August 2016

Australian CIOs spend on average 56% of their time focusing on operational activities aimed at maintaining the day-to-day operations of the business. More information here.

27 July 2016

Independent research by specialist recruiter Robert Half reveals that higher remuneration is the primary driver behind Australian employees seeking new employment opportunities.

14 July 2016

49% of Australian businesses experience inner resignation among staff. Read more here.

04 July 2016

87% of businesses say a promotion is no guarantee of a pay rise. Read the full press release today.

21 June 2016

75% of companies have lost staff due to poor cultural fit. Read the full press release today.

15 June 2016

39% of CIOs will expand their technology teams in the second half of 2016. Read the full hiring press release today.

15 June 2016

23% of HR managers plan to create new jobs for administrative employees in the second half of 2016. Read the full hiring press release today.

07 June 2016

Are traditional annual performance reviews losing value? 36% of companies don’t think performance reviews are necessary.

30 May 2016

97% of Australian CIOs are implementing measures to boost innovation in their company. Read the full press release today.

26 May 2016

A fifth of Australians would look for a new job if they don’t receive a pay rise. Read the full press release today.

17 May 2016

85% of Australian CFOs plan to work with an experienced interim manager in 2016. Read the full press release today.

03 May 2016

65% of Australian HR managers admit they have hired an employee who did not meet expectations Read the full press release today.

21 April 2016

86% of business leaders are concerned about potential security threats in having an open plan office. Read the full press release today.

06 April 2016

Salary Guide: Companies are willing to raise wages for existing top employees and for candidates who possess specialist and hard-to-find skills. Read the full press release today.

06 April 2016

Robert Half Salary Guide: 50% of Australian CIOs plan to increase salaries of existing IT and technology employees. Read the full press release today.

06 April 2016

Robert Half Salary Guide: 66% of Australian CFOs plan to increase salaries for their existing finance employees. Read the full press release today.

21 March 2016

The majority of Australian finance leaders will continue investing in the digitisation of the finance department. Read the full press release today.

15 March 2016

Employee mobility: 58% of Australian employees say it's likely they are going to look for a new job. Read the full hiring release today.

08 March 2016

The existence of the glass ceiling is maintained by the myths that surround it. Here are five myths about the glass ceiling revoked.

08 March 2016

65% of IT leaders have seen the prevalence of women in IT in their business increase over the past five years. Read the full hiring release today.

29 February 2016

92% of Australian CFOs are concerned that the departure of Baby Boomers will have a negative impact on their company. Read the full hiring release today.

22 February 2016

28% of Australian CFOs and finance directors say IT security is their primary business concern in 2016. Read the full hiring release today.

09 February 2016

42% of the Australian CFOs say retaining finance employees is the greatest pressure facing the finance function. Read the full hiring release today.

27 January 2016

More than half of Australian finance leaders will create new jobs within their current finance team in the first half of 2016. Read the full hiring release today.

19 January 2016

48% of Australian IT executives say they will be creating extra permanent IT positions within the coming six months. Read the full hiring release today.

15 January 2016

Companies are 'buying it'! Tips for employees who are considering online shopping at work. Read the full release today.

07 January 2016

Only 13% of Australian finance leaders say they don’t experience a negative impact on their business during summer months. Read the full release today.

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