- Employers urged to look for signs of substance abuse
The physiological and behavioural impacts of socially acceptable drugs, such as alcohol and caffeine, can have harmful effects on workplaces and productivity, and a leading corporate health expert has warned employers to recognise the warning signs of abuse.
- Australians long to work less; employers must embrace flexibility
New research has added weight to the old notion that Australians prefer lazy days over hard work – some 95% of Australians wish they could work less than 30 hours each week.
- The 2011 top earning jobs for women
For the third consecutive year Forbes has compiled its annual list of the best-paying jobs for women, putting the spotlight on the occupations where women can, and do, earn the most - and HR managers came in at number 10.
- Employers call for inquiry into Fair Work laws
A national meeting of more than 20 leading employer and business organisations held in Melbourne on Friday has called for changes to Australia’s Fair Work laws, and for an independent review of current IR laws.
- FIFO probe into single life
A parliamentary committee is currently reviewing submissions to its inquiry into the ‘fly-in, fly-out’ (FIFO) workforce, and chair of the inquiry, Independent MP Tony Windsor has said they have no idea what the outcomes will be.
- Australia's recruiters - who's the best?
The recruitment industry has recognised its best and brightest at the SEEK Annual Recruitment Awards (SARAs) in Sydney.