Nearly two thirds (65%) of women believe Australia has fallen behind globally in the push to improve workplace gender diversity, a new survey has found.
Retention of senior female executives is a major battleground for HR, and new research has revealed that the glass ceiling remains intact, and male-dominated corporate culture is the biggest barrier for women reaching board level.
A Victorian employer has been fined in excess of $30k for discriminating against an employee when she attempted to return from maternity leave – could your organisation make the same mistake?
Despite a long-running ACTU campaign claiming Australian employers exploit the casual workforce, new figures turn that view on its head – the numbers haven’t changed in 10 years.
A leading expert in labour market studies has determined that workplaces that don’t invest in the health and wellbeing of older workers are effectively shooting themselves in the foot.
If you think heading straight to the back of the lift is meaningless – think again. New Australian based research has uncovered the secret power plays going up and down around the country.
With the number of long-term unemployed swelling by 80% over the past five years, one group representing non-profit job agencies is calling for a formal federal inquiry.
Happy employees equal happy profits, right? While HR is quick to recognise there is a direct correlation between happiness and productivity, seeing the figures in black and white is startling.
A recent Federal Court decision has reinforced the sentiment that HR professionals needn’t fear that legitimate performance management will be interpreted as adverse action or bullying by the courts.
New data has revealed some 13% of Australian employers are planning to decrease their level of hiring during the second quarter of 2013. HC talks to the experts on how to HR can navigate the process unscathed.
Here's what you need to know about the Coalition Government's shock announcement yesterday
New technology will transform the workplace in areas such as business processes and employee training, says Dr. John Burgin
Looking beyond potential threat and towards potential opportunity is where leaders can exert significant influence