Penalty rates announcement has employers seeing red
The Federal Government has flagged its intention to change the Fair Work Act to protect penalty rates in law.
CEO onboarding can’t be shirked
The head of the company, the CEO, is ultimately still a team member – and those in the top job need just as much help before starting a new appointment as do junior staff, a leading recruiter has warned.
Improve the outlook for disabled workers
According to new research, there are more Australians with a physical or intellectual disability involved in the workforce than ever before.
Payroll expert warns Australian companies at serious risk
According to the head of the peak payroll body, an alarming number of Australian companies are non-compliant and not meeting statutory requirements, putting employers at risk.
A tasty way to promote diversity
Lunch rooms across Australia will come alive this week as workers delight in sharing the foods from their cultural background with their colleagues as part of a national campaign promoting diversity.
HR lessons from the Australian cricket axings
It’s not every day four key players in the Australian cricket side are axed from a major international test. Was the action heavy handed or a message that needed to be sent - and what performance lessons can HR apply in the workplace?
Money talks in 2013: Aussies trade job security for cash
Yoko Ono famously sung ‘Money, that’s what I want’ – and according to the latest survey findings she was, literally, right on the money.
Work gossip at epidemic proportions
Next time you go to click ‘send’ on a juicy piece of gossip, the email will be just one of dozens going around the office at any one time...
Look beyond working Mums to achieve gender equity
New research has challenged the picture of working women – for organisations looking to truly achieve gender equality; it’s time to re-examine who really is the ‘modern working woman’.
Tasmanian government pumps $7million into wages
An extra $7 million over three years has been announced to cover wage rises for low-paid community sector workers in Tasmania.