Australians work just 32 hours a week
New data from the Australian Bureau of Statistics reveal Australians are working the lowest weekly number of hours in over 30 years – but the news isn’t as bad as it sounds.
Call to water-down planned gender equality rules
As the federal government gears up to enact new gender equality rules for medium-sized businesses, there are fears the new rules could lead to onerous red tape.
Understaffed: HR should have hired a botanist
As far as stuff ups go, this is a pretty big one. A botanist says the Bank of Canada printed the wrong species of maple leaf on its new plastic bank notes.
How do PMs wind down?
From time to time we all have a whinge about the pressure at work – but some have the weight of the whole country on their shoulders, literally. So how do PM's unwind?
Stop searching for the purple squirrel
The hiring formula dictates that HR and hiring managers attempt to find the perfect candidate to fill a vacant role. But according to one HR pro, you’ve got it all wrong.
Should HR be more frank about lay-offs?
At the beginning of most relationships – business or personal – you don't show all your cards at once. But is it time for HR to be more upfront?
Your employee's sandwich is a death trap
Although attitudes towards food safety have improved slightly, the latest survey results show Aussie workers still make little attempt to keep their food at a safe temperature.
The hottest HR roles right now
Tired of your current role? Feeling like you could make more money, but don’t know which HR functions are commanding the dough? Here are the most in-demand HR jobs right now.
Workplace stress causes problem drinking
As 2013 shifts into gear, so too is increased workplace stress and the rise of problem drinking. What can employers do to curb the trend?
Have you been blindsided by charisma?
Charisma is the vital ‘somethin somethin’ that is as vital to leadership – but there are big-payoffs to resisting the charms of your biggest talent.