- Employees sacked for filming Harlem Shake
Up to 15 workers in Western Australia have been sacked from their lucrative mining jobs after filming a Harlem Shake dance clip and breaching workplace health and safety requirements in the process.
- 'Short-termism' fatal for business: AIM survey
A survey of more than 1,200 executives has revealed that achieving 'short-term financial goals' is influencing the business direction of almost half of Australia's corporations.
- Top-ranked companies
TWO AUSTRALIAN companies – BHP Billiton and Woolworths – have been listed in their industry categories in the 2008 rankings of “The World’s Most Admired Companies.”
- Making the step up from HR to the CEO
It is rare for a CEO to come up through the HR function. However, it is not unprecedented, and with the right tools and experience, it is possible. Sarah O’ Carroll speaks to leaders in the field about the best path a HR professional can take in order to pave their way to the top job
- HR awards finalists announced
THE FINALISTS for the Australian HR Awards 2007 were recently announced in the lead up to the gala awards in Melbourne on 21 September