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  • Tips for avoiding the “bitchy boss” label by Janie Smith

    Female workplace leaders sometimes find themselves tagged as 'bitchy bosses', especially if they’re high-achievers. Lawrence Polsky, managing partner at consulting firm PeopleNRG, shares his strategies for ditching the 'bitch' epithet.

  • Bad news: HR is the fun police by Caitlin Nobes

    It’s hard to be just another part of the team if everyone’s watching what they say around you, but when it comes down to it, that is part of HR's job.

  • The benefits of temporary workers by Janie Smith

    With the demand for flexible working on the rise, temporary roles can be a way to get the skilled workers you need into your organisation. They’re also a great talent pool for full time vacancies.

  • The deal-breakers that drive employees away by Janie Smith

    If you think money is the main motivator for workers, think again. New research reveals what creates the most employee dissatisfaction and can lead to them leaving.

  • Jobs on the chopping block: Workers worry about vanishing roles by Janie Smith

    Research shows that a quarter of Australian workers expect their jobs to disappear because of technological advancements. Will roles simply vanish in the future?

  • Can you fire someone for intending to steal? by Janie Smith

    If an employee is caught in the process of intending to steal company property, is it enough for a dismissal? A Fair Work Commission decision provides some clarity on the issue.

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