Iain Hopkins

Iain Hopkins

Iain oversees the editorial content for HRD AustraliaCanadaNew Zealand, and Singapore.

Contact him via email: iain.hopkins@keymedia.com.au.
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  • Fair Work introduces changes to justice access

    The Fair Work Commission (FWC) has launched three new initiatives to assist self-represented parties who appear before the Commission.

  • Notice of super changes is in the mail

    The Australian Taxation Office (ATO) is encouraging businesses to start preparing now for the data and e-commerce standard that will be compulsory on 1 July 2014 and 1 July 2015.

  • Employees accused of rorting leave system

    Prison staff is Western Australia have been accused of rorting the leave system, systematically claiming ‘unacceptable’ levels of sick leave, overtime and workers compensation.

  • Stress a major issue for 98% of workplaces

    Stress management is a key focus for UK employers for the next two years, according to Tower Watson’s latest Health, Wellbeing and Productivity survey.

  • Yahoo boosts maternity leave

    Yahoo’s new CEO Marissa Mayer famously returned to work just two weeks after having a baby last September, but she’s making sure other new mums get much longer.

  • What’s in a name: discount an applicant named ‘4Real’?

    How would you react if the resume for someone named 4Real came across your desk? How about ‘Mafia No Fear’ or ‘Midnight Chardonnay’?

  • Wanted: 1 x polar bear scout

    As far as job specifications go, it’s not your typical list: must have loud voice and willing to brave the elements for 3 weeks.

  • Social media useless in landing a job

    When asked to explain the purpose of maintaining a LinkedIn profile, a new survey of Australian executives has found that while social media extends their networks, it doesn’t land them jobs.

  • Number of women in leadership still lagging

    The number of women entering the top leadership roles in the corporate world is still lagging according to a new report.

  • Hello, my bra size is a C-cup

    While it’s perfectly common for name tags in major department stores to display flags denoting an employee’s foreign language capabilities – it’s less common for stores to demand bra size also be included.

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