Iain is a managing editor with Key Media.
Having written and edited magazines across seven industries and five continents, Iain’s specialist areas are human resources, leadership and management.
According workplace law experts, the government’s proposed introduction of new complaint processes for workplace bullying could potentially lead to employees taking their complaints above employers’ heads.
The 2012/13 year is shaping up to be one full of changes to the industrial relations landscape – are you across the changes?
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?
The Fair Work Commission has slammed an employer for treating a female employee in a manner 'devoid of compassion'
HRD looks at how HR can leverage people analytics to make data-driven decisions
The Fair Work Commission has concluded that a young employee’s dismissal was harsh, unjust, and unreasonable