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  • How to handle a hostile employee by Nicola Middlemiss

    Delivering bad news is part and parcel of working in HR but when an employee gets aggressive, what can you do? HRM speaks to an HRD with some advice on how to handle a worker who turns nasty.

  • Cisco HR chief: secrets of a shared services pioneer by HCA

    An executive from multinational corporation Cisco shares her secrets to developing flexible HR alongside technological innovation.

  • Abbott shelves signature parental leave scheme by Chloe Taylor

    The prime minister has made the decision to scrap his Paid Parental Leave scheme in favour of providing affordable and accessible childcare.

  • $100K fine for company after $60K underpayment by Chloe Taylor

    An Australian company with employees in various cities was fined recently in Brisbane Federal Circuit court when the judge found that dozens of workers had been either underpaid or not paid at all.

  • You’re late! – But does it even matter? by Nicola Middlemiss

    The growing desire for flexibility is pushing old-fashioned punctuality out the door – so does it really matter if your employees are a little late every day? Here, HR pros weigh in.

  • Lost in translation – does HR speak a different language? by Nicola Middlemiss

    Dreaded “HR speak” only hurts the industry, differing from the lingo of execs and the rest of the office. One HR pro says it’s time to change – here’s how.

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