Think carefully before giving token Xmas presents
It’s the thought that counts, right? Wrong. At least, not in professional settings.
Secret Santa hell rolls around again
There are those who delight in the task of buying someone they’ve barely spoken to in the office a gift worth $10. There are others who would rather munch on broken glass.
Are you exercising enough caution when Face-stalking?
The proverbial Facebook-stalk. Don’t pretend you don’t do it; rather, check yourself before you wreck yourself.
Mitigate risks of the silly season
Like it or not, end-of-year Christmas parties are starting, and all too often they are the scene of preventable employee accidents. Can you tick all the boxes on our party planning checklist?
Federal bullying inquiry finds it’s a billion dollar problem
Six months in the making, the report by the federal government into the problem of bullying has found it costs Aussie businesses between $6bn and $36bn annually – how do we solve this drain?
Christmas and redundancies a volatile mix
If you’re about to commence, or in the midst of, rolling out redundancies in order to start 2013 with the right headcount, think again – it can lead to unwanted resignations.
Female leader concerns despite triumphs of ASX 200
Despite promising growth in the number of female directors in ASX 200 companies, the triumphs of the top companies are masking broader, more insidious trends.
Are you asking the right interview questions?
Post job, read resumes, interview, hire: are you taking on the first candidate who passes through your basic recruiting system?
Support structures for domestic abuse victims
Domestic violence is not a topic typically on HR’s radar – but it should be, according to the Sex Discrimination Commissioner.
Obscene Facebook photos and workplace consequences
How would your workplace respond to an employee posting obscene, offensive or plainly inappropriate content on Facebook? In the wake of a scandal in the US, it’s high-time to consider.