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  • Dealing with violence in the workplace by Human Capital

    An enraged internet user admitted hacking a service provider's computers, threatening to burn down its offices and menacing its owner with an axe – how can HR minimise the risk of violence in workplaces?

  • Lessons from the most engaged by Stephanie Zillman

    New findings have revealed that soldiers, accountants and insurance brokers are the most engaged workers in Australia – what’s the secret?

  • Opportunity to lift productivity and performance lies with HR by Elizabeth Barnard

    Currently many organisations have a significant opportunity to lift productivity and performance by training up HR professionals to better handle ‘big data’ – an HR software expert has said.

  • IR reform "won’t make it easier to sack people" by Stephanie Zillman

    In perhaps the biggest indication so far as to how the Fair Work review will be served up, Prime Minister Julia Gillard said any changes would lock in fairness and emphatically ruled out calls to scrap penalty rates.

  • The ticking time bomb of work pressure by Miriam Bell

    Employee work pressure is a growing problem which could have a serious impact on performance and productivity – yet many leaders are unaware of it. What can HR do to mitigate?

  • HR salaries not so hot in 2012 by Stephanie Zillman

    If you’ve experienced a bit of a slump in the salary stakes, you’re not alone. This year salaries in HR, marketing, customer service, admin and sales have all fallen on the wrong side of the two-speed economy.

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