- Engaged employees not so engaged after all
Roughly half of all seemingly engaged employees like what they do but are unhappy with their employer, according to new research.
- Spotlight on counter-productive workplace behaviours
Most Australian employees have displayed at least one type of ‘counter-productive workplace behaviour’, according to new organisational psychology research.
- Employers falling short on redundancies
With more staff cuts being announced every day as private and public sector organisations alike act to stem costs in the face of economic uncertainty, a leading workplace relations lawyer has warned employers to be careful when letting staff go.
- Dismissal for health reasons ruled unlawful
Dismissing an employee for health reasons could lead to legal trouble – so it’s a good idea to exercise compassion and good sense when dealing with an ill or injured employee.
- Professionals still braving global job market
Two separate surveys have painted divergent views of Australia in terms of worker appeal – it’s popular for overseas workers, if they can afford it, but many Aussies still want out.
- Employers urged to look beyond glossy social media profiles
A new survey has revealed that while recruiters often ask to view Facebook pages and Twitter activity during interviews, the picture they reveal is not necessarily accurate – putting the onus back on employers to delve deeper.