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  • Employers falling short on redundancies by

    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 by Miriam Bell

    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 by Human Capital

    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 by Iain Hopkins

    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.

  • Reality check for exec pay and benefits by Iain Hopkins

    It’s expected at the top end of town, but are some of the executive perks on offer – corporate jets, private school fees, medical insurance – really that extravagant?

  • The benefits of MBWA – management by walking around by Caitlin Nobes

    Do your managers communicate primarily through emails, memos or calls? More walking, and therefore more face time, can be a great tool for engagement.

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