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    An unfair dismissal claim has been thrown out after Fair Work Australia found that losing trust in an employee is legitimate grounds for termination.

  • Online dating and recruitment have a lot in common by Stephanie Zillman

    You wouldn’t marry someone you had only met online, would you? According to one expert recruiter, hiring someone you have only met online is fraught with risk.

  • Legal obligations in docking wages by Stephanie Zillman

    Docking wages is an unpleasant task, but in cases of illegal industrial action employers are obligated to apply the full force of the law.

  • Do you really need to hire a social media expert? by Human Capital

    There’s debate over the value of one staff member focused entirely on social media, but if it’s key to your marketing and customer service, it might be time to invest in an expert.

  • Employee burnout: it's back by Jamie Farshchi

    The pressure for existing employees to take on extra duties and pull longer hours in the wake of a shrinking job market has put burnout squarely back on the agenda.

  • When HR becomes PR nightmare by Stephanie Zillman

    A Melbourne organisation received a rude surprise over the weekend when the position of CEO was advertised on Seek using its official log-in and company logo.

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