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.
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?