Time to fire men, and people with PhDs
An annual survey on time-wasting at work has revealed that more employees are wasting time on a daily basis this year than last year. Time to panic?
Which of your workers pass the Twitter “Fire Me” test?
It’s easy to forget the public nature of the internet – your boss doesn’t follow you on Twitter, so who cares if you tweet a message of hate, or a casual threat? A new app from Germany hopes to remind people that public messages mean anyone ...
Are your staff fit for work?
University researchers are developing means to judge workers’ readiness to return following devastating natural disasters.
What gets measured gets done: bank CEO
A UN initiative recently awarded the Bank of New Zealand’s CEO with a leadership award for his success in promoting gender equality. How did he do it?
Capturing your staff’s collective wisdom
The concept of ‘employee voice’ has taken a backseat to ‘employee engagement’ recently, but it might be time to reconsider it.
Pharmacy takes a little too much interest in your health
If you’ve faltered in your ambitious New Year’s resolution to trim excess body fat, then you can count yourself lucky that you don’t work for this American company.
Canoodling caregiver wins compo
A retirement village worker who hid behind a bathroom door when discovered with the gardener in a deceased resident’s studio has won more than $6,000 at the ERA.
Ten things you may not know about papal recruitment
You probably do know about the white smoke vs. black smoke, but here are 10 even odder facts about one of the highest profile recruitment processes in the world.
A warning to do-gooders everywhere
A Welsh tourist and charity worker who wrestled a shark away from children on an Australian beach has learned first-hand of the unfortunate effects of viral media...
An employer’s best friend too?
Man’s best friend may also be his best friend in the workplace, according to research that demonstrates benefits such as lower employee stress and greater job satisfaction.