Employer fined thousands for pregnancy discrimination
A Victorian employer who discriminated against a pregnant worker is facing thousands in fines. Why did they do it?
Five Minutes With Jeff Vijungo, Adobe
Software innovator Adobe’s people resources team is 200-strong globally. Of those, 120 fall under the ‘global talent’ umbrella, and the man in charge is Jeff Vijungo, executive VP of worldwide talent. He spends five minutes with Cameron Edm ...
Are your staff feeling end-of-year stresses?
The year may be winding down, but businesses sure aren’t. Australian workers are stressed out, and new research shows just how deep it goes.
Abbott drops the axe on public jobs and committees: What does it mean for employment?
In a move to reduce red tape, the Abbott government has promised the abolition of government committees and jobs. What does this mean for employment?
Career breaks a double-edged sword
There are a number of positives to taking a career break, but the road isn’t always smooth, business women say.
Recruiters need to care more: Expert
With the unemployment rate forecast to increase, recruiters need to learn some bedside manners, one expert says.
The war for women: CEOs step up to the plate
As the push for true gender equality continues, CEOs of major Australian organisations make drastic moves.
The search for meaning in the workplace
Employee disengagement isn’t pretty. But when incentives, reward & recognition programs and team-building exercises fail, where do you turn? The answer is a lot simpler than you think.
Here comes Telework Week!
18-22 Nov is National Telework Week, and one corporation has started celebrations early…
Pregnancy tops discrimination in the workplace
Australian workplaces are in the news for all the wrong reasons as pregnancy becomes the top form of discrimination.