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    This potentially grey and dangerous area should be black, white and safe if you’ve got your workplace policies and communication right.

  • Need to hire? Don’t hang around! by

    HR cannot afford to dilly dally when a position needs to be filled. Consider some of these stop-gaps to ease the sudden loss of an employee while you find the right replacement.

  • Overworking staff costs more than it saves by

    If you need some ammunition in your fight against layoffs and downsizing, this could be it.

  • National employer of choice for women 2012 citations announced by

    Becoming an employer of choice for women can set your organisation apart and give you an edge in the war for talent. In order to be recognised your organisation must first meet stringent criteria. Check out what set organisations apart in 2012.

  • Casual vs permanent: the latest word by

    The experiences of one of Australia’s biggest retailers has highlighted the business case for investing in permanent employment contracts, but in doing so has added to the ongoing permanent vs casual debate between employers, unions, and workers.

  • First aid: Make sure your boxes are ticked by

    Given that every workplace situation is different, it is up to HR to determine the acceptable ratio of first aid officers to employees, and they should consider a number of criteria in the risk assessment phase.

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