MI5 takes surprising top spot in LGBT study
The British spy agency has received recognition for being the nation’s most welcoming employer towards lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans people.
Pregnant TVNZ presenters criticised for continuing work
One unhappy viewer complained the women were an “eyesore” but bosses are supporting the mums-to-be.
Major bank denies caustic culture claims
Two traders dismissed for inappropriate behaviour are suing a major Australasian lender, claiming it condoned a culture of sex, drugs and alcohol, but the bank has defended its code of conduct.
Bosses can snoop on emails to girlfriend, court rules
A recent European Court decision indicates support for employers who access employees’ private conversations.
Lighter Side: Office CCTV shows ghostly goings-on
Unsettling video footage shows chairs flying across the room and computer screens suddenly coming to life.
Union uproar over employee tracking devices
A major news outlet is making headlines for all the wrong reasons after it implemented “invasive” technology in its office.
“HR should be more lazy,” claims top coach
Overly helpful HR professionals may be disempowering staff – that’s the claim one top coach made to HC Online.
Why stress is stripping HR of a months’ sleep
A recent survey has revealed over a third of decision makers miss out on 34 nights of sleep each year.
The dark side of diversity policies
Good attentions can go awry, warn academics, who say diversity policies may cause resentment in the workplace.
Far out Friday: Fake funerals held for stressed-out employees
In what may be the most bizarre employee engagement initiative we’ve ever seen, workers are being guided through their very own mock funerals.