There are real benefits behind increasing workplace flexibility – from working from home, to offering flexible start and finish times – the business case for increasing flexibility is hard to ignore.
The workplace arbitrator has rejected a former employee’s application for unfair dismissal, finding her resignation was not forced as she had claimed.
While swearing is now far less taboo than it once was in the workplace, according to a new report HR and employers still have little tolerance for those who drop F-bombs as a matter of course.
It’s the worst nightmare of any company: a motivational seminar is organised for staff to attend – then everything goes horribly off the rails.
The law-makers in Washington were left red-faced this week following a reform Bill put forward containing a very embarrassing typo mistaking "employment" for "unemployment”.
The skills shortage is set to tighten even further over the next 15 years and demand for high-level professionals will increase more than twice as rapidly as supply.
2012 is past half-way, and the latest data for Q2 is in – if you’re planning on up-skilling, specialising in health and safety, IR or change management could be the ticket to commanding bigger bucks.
A new study looked at the extent to which HR professionals stigmatise obese candidates in the recruitment phase – the findings indicated that obese female candidates are likely to be disadvantaged.
Ensuring the optimum temperature is a vital ingredient of a happy and productive workforce. When the temperature is uncomfortable, HR can expect a direct effect on productivity and staff morale.
A new survey revealed an incredible 60% of office workers don’t take their lunch break, and instead wolf down a sambo at their desk. The issue is, they’ll be working for free.
HC looks at the conditions which are required to make an employee medical examination compulsory
In some circumstances, HR must cease disciplinary processes and come to a settlement with an employee who has a mental illness
Great ideas in the workplace can be stifled due to managers who resist changes to the status quo