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  • Railcorp grooming blitz: Worth it? by Stephanie Zillman

    The hotly discussed ‘first impression’s count’ initiative at Sydney’s RailCorp has left HR tongues wagging – is the crackdown on grooming standards worth it?

  • Qantas fined thousands for mistreating worker by Stephanie Zillman

    The national carrier and one of its managers have been fined $15,500 over a successful claim launched by a worker who was mistreated after questioning his rate of pay.

  • The secret life of IT employees: Do you know what they want? by Stephanie Zillman

    If you thought IT workers would love to work from home, you would be wrong. Now new survey findings show what really makes them tick.

  • Rise in wages indicates shift in power balance by Astrid Wilson

    New figures show wages grew by 1% alone last quarter – but the figures also highlight that in the current market HR must look beyond high wages to retain the top talent.

  • Adverse action: The dark horse in downsizing? by Iain Hopkins

    Despite a number of high profile legal cases in recent months, employers are failing to undertake their due diligence when it comes to downsizing and are ignoring the high risk posed by adverse action claims.

  • Women’s leadership may be impeded by contraceptive pill by Iain Hopkins,Stephanie Zillman

    New research has revealed a startling hypothesis: women who take the contraceptive pill may be as much as 50% less competitive during the 21 days of the month when they take the drug.

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