- Creating a healthy workplace
Think 'man-flu' is confined to the male population? Think again - 47% of full-time employees will take a day off if they get a cold, with women 10% more likely to stay at home than men. Dr Georgia Karabatsos outlines what can be done.
- HR Awards finalists revealed!
Nominations for the Australian HR Awards are now closed, and today we reveal the finalists!
- Wellness: Corporates have got it wrong
Countless well intentioned 'wellness' initiatives only appeal to a small percentage of the workforce.Timo Topp provides some tips to broaden the appeal of any corporate-led health and wellbeing initiative.
- No winners when it comes to untaken leave
At first thought it may seem like a good thing that your employees don’t want to take their annual leave – but huge amounts of untaken leave on the balance sheet is a liability.
- Most staff health programs are missing the mark
New survey findings have revealed a staggeringly high number of employees do not participate in the health programs on offer – are you throwing money away?
- Presenteeism drains Australian business
Research released by Medibank today has revealed that presenteeism burdens the Australian economy with an annual cost of $34bn.