How to tell an employee they stink
From time to time the burden of responsibility falls on HR to address complaints from colleagues, even if it means telling a particular staff member they need to clean up … literally!
Breaches of mutual trust and confidence may result in damages
A NSW Supreme Court of Appeal judgment has delivered a landmark decision on implied terms of mutual trust and confidence – potentially the door to damages has been thrust open.
How much are your people worth?
A new report has indicated a disconnect between current market salaries and what organisations are actually offering. A whopping one third of Aussie employers are getting it wrong.
Access to wage subsidy a helping hand
Your organisation may be eligible for a new government wage subsidy of approximately $5,700 for each job placement.
Wacky resumes: destined for the bin?
Giant cookies, bottles of champagne, all delivered with a singing telegram – how far is too far? Do wacky resumes have a one-way ticket to the nearest landfill?
Do you ever think you’re incompetent?
You may have imposter syndrome: an affliction felt by many career women who ooze confidence, yet feel they don’t deserve their achievements.
One last LAFHA
The introduction of the LAFHA reforms has been deferred until 1 October for all eligible employees, including overseas employees who don't maintain a home in Australia that they are living away from for work.
Queensland rail to keep shorts for train crews
Instant coffee and tea bags aren’t the causalities in new Premier Campbell Newman’s state budget cuts – new uniforms planned for train drivers has been indefinitely shelved, but everyone’s happy.
Who is telling resume porkies? Not who you think...
In the fight to recruit credible, honest workers HR frequently consults top-line managers – yet according to new survey findings, these are the very demographic most likely to fib themselves.
Fairfax flags voluntary redundancies
As news of redundancies and major restructuring grips the newspaper publishing industry, the voluntary vs forced redundancy debate has been cast back into the spotlight.