In order to tackle high absenteeism rates, the UK and parts of Europe have been proactive in instituting the ‘fit note’ to address what a worker could do, instead of focusing on what they can’t do.
What cards can you play when a staff member simply doesn’t ‘fit’ your organisation?
HR has a trained eye for spotting questionable details on resumes – but now some candidates are turning to fake reference services and it may be time to background-check not just the candidates but the referees.
A startling 75% of applicants have falsified or omitted critical elements of their experience and work history, a leading background check firm has revealed.
Lest HR live up to the title of ‘fun police’, the policy approach is not so much about ‘managing humour’ but implementing a sense of fun into the day-to-day.
The amount of tea and coffee consumed in Australian workplaces each year is surely mind boggling – yet as more people come to realise that the vast majority of tea and coffee is sourced from developing economies, there are far reaching cons ...
So you’ve offered the job but now you’re faced with needing to rescind – HC provides you with a how-to guide for navigating this uncomfortable task.
Ensuring the proper contractual arrangements are in place before an employee heads abroad on a secondment can be like navigating a minefield, and one of the most common pitfalls occurs when errors are made in the fine print of leave entitle ...
Setting clear goals and objectives is essential to the process of putting a mentor in place.
How many resume blunders is too many, and should HR consider candidates with typos and style errors in their resume?
The Fair Work Commission has handed down its much anticipated decision on penalty rates as part of the four yearly review of modern awards. Here's what you need to know
The chief executive of Australia Post has resigned after seven years in the job following a pay dispute
Staff at the Australian Taxation Office have rejected a proposal to extend their time at work from 4:51pm to 5pm