- Greens introduce bill to enforce flexible work conditions
Employer advocacy groups have expressed concerns about a new bill introduced to parliament by the Greens, which if passed, will allow employees the right to complain to Fair Work Australia (FWA) if their request for flexible hours is denied by their employer.
- Don’t be so 2011: Refresh your online profile
LinkedIn has released the most overused words and phrases in members' profiles, and if you are guilty of using some (or all) of the terms in the top 10, you may be unwittingly turning away potential interest in your skills.
- Flexibility opens up untapped talent pool
What can HR do when the calibre of talent walking through the door continues to rate below par? Think laterally – don’t get them to walk through the door at all.
- Are we losing the productivity battle?
Australia is losing the battle to be internationally competitive and has become a high-cost, low-productivity country complacent about what is needed to secure its prosperity, top-tier business leaders have warned.
- Time to get past the carrot and the stick
The notion that if you pay people more, you’ll get more – more productivity, more engagement, more ROI – is being turned on its head by an increasingly large body of research confirming what some forward thinking leaders have been aware of for years: cash will only get you so far.
- Bosses across the world seen as poor leaders
Employees across the globe feel that their leaders are ineffective, lack empathy and have poor leadership skills, a new global report has found.