Employee dismissed after tweeting conference comments
In yet another case of social media causing workplace headaches, a US woman has been fired after tweeting comments made a group of men at a computer programming conference.
Power nap on the boardroom table?
Alongside ever growing hours spent at work, would you consider, or advise your employees, to take a nap in an empty room? That’s the official word in Canberra.
Are you up to speed with new gender reporting rules?
From April 1 the requirements of the new Workplace Gender Equality Act 2012 Act will be fully operational – is your organisation up to speed with the new requirements?
Women 'work harder' after being bullied
New research has investigated the impact workplace bullying has on women – bizarrely it was found that women actually work harder after being harassed.
Closing the Indigenous employment gap in corporate Australia
Organisations need to be more proactive in taking into account the perspectives of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, according to a new report by a peak diversity body.
Unleash your 'people power': The ROI of Hilton’s L&D program
To succeed in an increasingly competitive industry, organisations need to embed a strong customer service ethic into their corporate culture.
The key ingredient in the Best Employer mix: have you got it?
Gaining a spot on a ‘best employers’ list can work wonders for HR strategy. It’s a feather in the cap for any HR director and can bolster branding, retention, engagement – you name it. So how do you nab a nod from the list-makers?
Promote an 'if you see it, call it' message to workers
The CEO of a leading mental health organisation is calling for corporate Australia to promote an ‘if you see it, call it’ message to workers.
Australia sees biggest job jump since 2000
Analysts claim the latest jobs data shows the Australian jobs market has seen the biggest overall rise in employment since the year 2000.
Boss assigns child’s homework to staff
From time to time your boss may assign you a job outside of your role description – but having to do your boss’ daughter’s homework may be pushing things way too far.