HR essentials

  • Employee sick over Christmas? Must re-credit leave by HCA

    Some employers have adopted a ‘too bad, so sad’ mentality regarding employees who become sick whilst on annual leave, but unbeknownst to many, the Fair Work Act actually obliges HR to re-credit annual leave in place of sick days.

  • Are you a manager or a leader? by Cameron Edmond

    Is great management the same as great leadership, or are they separate disciplines? One expert breaks down the factors that separate the two.

  • Can you spot a fake reference? by Stephanie Zillman

    HR has a trained eye for spotting questionable details on resumes – but now some candidates are turning to fake reference services and it may be time to background-check not just the candidates but the referees.

  • C-Suite execs say HR struggling to adapt by HCA

    Is HR struggling to cope with the challenges of managing a global, flexible workforce? A new report says yes, and that it’s high-time HR finds new ways to engage workers.

  • 'Bad apple' team member can slash productivity by Human Capital

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  • Ensure employees don’t double-dip on leave entitlements by Stephanie Zillman

    Ensuring the proper contractual arrangements are in place before an employee heads abroad on a secondment can be like navigating a minefield, and one of the most common pitfalls occurs when errors are made in the fine print of leave entitlements.

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