Caltex fuels parental return-to-work debate
Caltex Australia has become the latest employer to recognise the need to support return-to-work parents, with the announcement of a ground-breaking initiative.
Mental health not on the corporate risk radar
Despite growing awareness that mental illness is widespread throughout the entire community, Australia’s top companies are failing to recognise and manage mental health risk in the workplace.
HR issues hampering business success: Global report
A global report has revealed the financial performance and growth prospects of many businesses are being stunted by their failure to make the most of their human capital.
Time to revisit on-site childcare facilities?
The political hot potato of childcare costs has been raised again – but some employers are taking matters into their own hands.
Employers urged to look beyond glossy social media profiles
A new survey has revealed that while recruiters often ask to view Facebook pages and Twitter activity during interviews, the picture they reveal is not necessarily accurate – putting the onus back on employers to delve deeper.
Reality check for exec pay and benefits
It’s expected at the top end of town, but are some of the executive perks on offer – corporate jets, private school fees, medical insurance – really that extravagant?
Leadership falters following redundancies
With large-scale redundancies in a variety of sectors being announced every other day, business consultants are urging employers to consider those employees left behind.
Businesses should reveal disability job numbers: Minister
As Australia applauds the efforts of the Paralympians, Minister for Employment and Workplace Relations, Bill Shorten, has called for renewed efforts from business to improve their diversity strategies.
Time to revisit experiential learning?
A popular fad of the mid-1980s, experiential learning, may be headed for a comeback in the corporate world.
HR gets analytical
HR's analytical tools have come a long way from the haphazard insights gleaned from Excel spreadsheets. A new report has suggested that a new era of advanced workforce reporting will transform the HR function.