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.
Battle for tolerance amid continued homophobic slurs at work
A caregiver who quit his job after being called a ‘dirty homosexual’ by a colleague has accused his former employer of turning a blind eye. Is your organisation championing tolerance?
Government announces overhaul of anti-discrimination laws
The Federal Government has announced an overhaul of anti-discrimination laws, including shifting the burden of proof to the defendant once a prima facie case has been established.
Unlikely reinstatement for Beauty and the Geek contestant
In a bizarre set of circumstances, the Bureau of Meteorology has been ordered to reinstate a worker who took sick leave to appear on a reality TV program.
Drug testing staff? Doubts over test efficiency
Workplace drug testing is inefficient and can lead to workers simply changing drugs or avoiding reporting incidents, according to a new national report.