- Is social media good for productivity?
Is Facebook really a big distraction in the workplace? It may not be so with the results of a recent study, showing that employees who use social media are more likely to be the most productive workers.
- National HR Summit 2013 on next week
The leading people management event in Australia returns to Luna Park Sydney next week on 10-11th April. Limited seats are still available so register today.
- Why are your poor performers poor performers?
Most people don’t show up to work to purposely do a bad job – so it’s important for managers to understand the root cause of performance issues.
- Which of your workers pass the Twitter “Fire Me” test?
It’s easy to forget the public nature of the internet – your boss doesn’t follow you on Twitter, so who cares if you tweet a message of hate, or a casual threat? A new app from Germany hopes to remind people that public messages mean anyone can see them, including bosses.
- Fair Work Ombudsman signs a MOU with Defence
In order to strengthen processes to manage shared workforces and show support for Aussie workers who are Reservists, the Fair Work Ombudsman has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Defence.
- ATO warning: start super planning now
Medium and large businesses should start preparing for changes to their super obligations now to ensure they are ready for the changes on time, according to the Australian Taxation Office.