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