It is possible to lawfully dismiss an employee who has been absent for a long period. However, careful considerations need to be made
Megan Townsend talks employee engagement, succession planning and the great outdoors in Darwin
Bone, with Silian Rail type? Eggshell, with Romalian type? Subtle off-white colouring with a watermark? The famous scene of business card envy in the film American Psycho may be closer to the truth than you’d think.
Can you name all of Snow White’s seven dwarves? How would you sell a magical pen? A survey of strange interview questions asked by Australian employers has turned up some pearlers.
Looking to increase camaraderie among your staff? Then how about following the latest craze in the US by bringing them together for a game of post-it note wars with a neighbouring building?
While overall unemployment is down, young people are bucking the trend with more than one-third of Australia’s jobless aged between 15 and 24. Should you be hiring for potential rather than experience?
Recent allegations of non-payment or under-payment by Kylie Minogue’s backing performers raise the issue of the legality of unpaid work. HC looks at the facts you need to know.
The need for diversity consultants and managers is a growing trend as companies move towards greater workplace equity and diversity, according to a recent report.
The Fair Work Commission has slammed an employer for treating a female employee in a manner 'devoid of compassion'
The Fair Work Commission has concluded that a young employee’s dismissal was harsh, unjust, and unreasonable
Vaishali Vijay discusses how successful companies make intelligent, strategic decisions based on robust HR systems