- HR failings contributed to retail slump
HR is failing to engage retail workers, and this has had a damaging impact on business throughout 2011.
- Complacency will lead to hot water
The rollout of the new WHS legislation will become law as of 1 January 2012, and any workplace incident after this time will be subject to the new laws and harsher penalties.
- Transition planning part of the bottom line
Australian organisations must ensure they have a clearly defined strategy for supporting the transition to retirement, because forward planning allows for a transfer of knowledge, maximised productivity and longer retention of mature-age employees.
- Navigating public holidays
The upcoming spate of public holidays may mean turkey, presents and fireworks for some - but for many Australian organisations it will be business as usual.
- The future is here: Fingerprint scanning crackdown
Some of Australia’s biggest retailers and manufacturers are rolling out state of the art fingerprint scanning technology to record employees’ clock in and out times.
- Most Australian professionals are ‘Creative’
According to a new survey, the number one most overused word used by Australian professionals to describe themselves is ‘creative’, followed closely by ‘extensive experience’ and ‘effective’.