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.
Aussies, sensitive and new-age? Singaporeans not so lucky
It's one of the more unusual survey outcomes that HC has come across, but according to a new poll, Singapore is the most emotionless society in the world.
Spice up your company awards presentations
A standard HR offering of R&R strategies, company awards are an important part of recognising hard work and a job well done. Maybe it's time to mix things up?
Business reacts to new anti-discrimination laws
Following the Attorney General’s announcement that the burden of proof will be reversed in anti-discrimination legislation, business leaders have led a backlash.