Conflicting reports over role of migrants in the skilled worker pipeline
New research has indicated that migrants remain essential to the viability of Australian resource industry projects, and contrary to popular belief, most new roles have been filled by local workers.
Debate finds racism is holding Australia back
Not enough is being done to address racism in Australian workplaces, according to a panel of Australian thought leaders.
HR professionals the unhappiest
HR workers are among the unhappiest employees in the UK, according to a new index measuring happiness and career progression. Are Aussie HR pros just as miserable?
Bullying culture rife, public servants say
A ‘warts and all’ look into the NSW public sector has uncovered a culture rife with bullying – so what, or who is to blame?
Lotto cash cow: would $1m make you quit?
Four lucky Aussies won a slice of last week’s mammoth $111m lotto bounty – but a new survey shows most Australians wouldn’t stop working if given a million bucks.
Teleworking week shines spotlight on HR’s flexibility
Today marks the launch of Australia’s first National Telework Week. The technology is available, but are Australian organisations ready and willing?
More than half of Aussie and New Zealand employees are ‘de-motivated’
New research has revealed 52% of Australian and New Zealand employees find their workplace demotivating – what’s going wrong?
Guilty: Firm discriminated against employee with mental disability
An accountancy firm discriminated against a long-term employee on the grounds of a mental disability, the Fair Work Ombudsman has found.
One last Romney gaffe: President-Elect site goes live
His was an election campaign dotted with embarrassing gaffes, and even as the race was over, Mitt Romney couldn’t escape one last blunder.
Gently waft peppermint through the office to boost productivity
Looking for an innovative yet subtle way to boost productivity in your office? The soothing aroma of peppermint may hold the key.