It’s a choice between Jazzy and Hurricane
2012’s most unusual baby names list has been released, and there are some shockers – and it’s only a matter of time before young J’Adore is manning the front desk.
Unofficial staff party shutdown by police
Criminal activity and trespassing aside, this is one end of year party that had all the trappings of a night to go down in history.
Hard core porn a valid reason for dismissal
Fair Work Australia has previously ruled on numerous cases involving pornography on work computers – but what can you do if an employee is actually distributing the material?
Are your HR investigation procedures up to scratch?
As another unfair dismissal case ends in favour of the employee, it may be time to take a closer look at your investigation procedures to ensure the integrity of due processes is being upheld.
Shrinking end of year send-offs a communication issue
If your end of year offering ain’t what it used to be, it hasn’t gone unnoticed. Budgets may be tighter and the orders are coming from the top – but it pays to fill staff in on the reasons why.
Have FIFO workers been forgotten?
New survey findings show FIFO workers do not feel like valued employees, despite the sacrifices of a challenging lifestyle.
A beep to disturb sedentary office workers
Sedentary office workers are in for a rude awakening – new on the market is a ‘sitting pad’ which makes a loud beep every 30 minutes to remind them to move their butt.
CSIRO ordered to take action on bullying culture
Federal work safety authority, Comcare, has officially ordered the CSIRO to protect its staff against psychological injuries caused by bullying and harassment.
Are you repelling opportunities with lame buzzwords?
If you have found the interest in your LinkedIn profile waning, it could be time to revise how you describe yourself and consider whether you’re coming off as just ‘more of the same’.
Think carefully before giving token Xmas presents
It’s the thought that counts, right? Wrong. At least, not in professional settings.