- 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.
- Presenteeism drains Australian business
Research released by Medibank today has revealed that presenteeism burdens the Australian economy with an annual cost of $34bn.
- Stretching dollars on stress
It pays to tackle workplace related stress in organisations, writes Angela Priestley, but a shift in culture will go further than even the most expensive organisational programs
- Stressed out employees cost the economy billions
Stress levels are rising across the globe with almost six in 10 workers in key global economies experiencing a rise in workplace stress over the last two years.