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.
More than half of Aussie employees are ‘de-motivated’
Research has revealed 52% of Australian and New Zealand employees find their workplace demotivating – what’s going wrong?