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The three toughest work conversations by Janie Smith | 24/07/2014 1:59:30 PM

As HR professionals, we have to have difficult conversations from time to time – particularly with employees. HC looks at how to handle the toughest topics. read more

“Leaning in”: Can we really have it all? by Janie Smith | 24/07/2014 12:25:19 PM

HC talks to Michelle Cooper, national manager – people and performance at Peoplebank Australia about the challenges of balancing a family and a career. read more

Lighter side: Shock! Google bans silly interview questions by Janie Smith | 23/07/2014 4:47:23 PM

Google was once known for asking job candidates unusual and complicated questions, but it has done away with brain teasers in favour of behavioural interviews. Here’s a look at some of the most bizarre questions put to interviewees.read more

Do you have the leadership gene? by Janie Smith | 23/07/2014 12:29:31 PM

Science has identified a leadership gene, which raises the question – are some people simply born to be leaders, or can leadership be learned? read more

Opinion: The rise of the Chief Happiness Officer by Human Capital | 22/07/2014 1:26:25 PM

Could employing a "chief happiness officer" be the way to turn your business around? Jabra Australia/New Zealand managing director Soren Schonnemann looks at ways to solve the productivity paradox that plagues organisations. read more

Five tips for acing a HR job interview by Janie Smith | 22/07/2014 12:02:35 PM

As HR professionals, conducting job interviews is our bread and butter. But being on the other side of the interview requires different skills and not everyone gets it right. HC looks at how to avoid the pitfalls. read more

How to manage a virtual workforce by Juliette Willow | 21/07/2014 11:55:37 AM

HRM talks to one CEO whose entire company works completely from home, and boasts a retention rate of nearly 100%.read more

IT executive awarded $130,000 sexual harassment pay-out by Janie Smith | 21/07/2014 11:19:21 AM

The Federal Court has awarded a former Oracle executive $130,000 after she was sexually harassed by a colleague – more than seven times what she was originally awarded for the case last year.read more