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The 457 visa scheme for temporary overseas workers will be overhauled to stop so-called rorting of the system – are the changes a nightmare for HR?
When it comes to implementing HR strategies effectively, having a high degree of leadership capability in your organisation is an essential factor for success.
A primary school teacher who was dismissed for using ‘unacceptable force’ with children has been reinstated – and the investigation procedure was flawed from the get-go.
Some HR experts are beginning to question the real value of employee engagement surveys, but do they risk throwing the baby out with the bath water?
“Knock yourself out” was a bit too literal for one local weatherman whose job took him up in the air this week.
Do you ever wish that your employees, rather than rehearsing the same tired excuses, were a little inventive when it came to explaining their lateness?
A Melbourne office worker couldn’t believe his eyes when he looked outside the window to see a crane driver taking a nap on a ledge 25 metres off the ground.
Flexible work practices have moved from a ‘nice to have’ concept, to arrangements that are simply part of the furniture in modern workplaces – but have all sectors cottoned onto the expectations of workers?
A diverse and inclusive workforce is a concept now familiar to most organisations and HR is often at the forefront of these programs and initiatives.
Four Gold Coast TAFE chefs unwillingly entered a MasterChef style cooking competition – the loser will be made redundant.
An employment tribunal has heard that a flight attendant has been sacked after eating a sandwich given to her by her manager
Talitha Cummins is claiming she was unfairly dismissed from her role while on maternity leave
Male tearfulness is just one of the findings from fascinating research into appraisals by a leading tech firm