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  • Mature-age workers bowing out early by

    The latest figures from the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) have shown that while the unemployment rate has been maintained at 5.3%, labour force participation has decreased by 0.3% – more people are simply giving up or bowing out of the labour market.

  • Bosses: battle of the sexes by

    A recent survey has shown fewer workers than ever before care whether their boss is male or female, but among those that do have a preference male bosses get the vote.

  • The return to work process: Much needed research on the way by

    New research is being conducted into the skills and behaviours needed by supervisors to help workers return to work after injury or illness.

  • 3 top tips to avoid legal fall-out this Christmas: Part I by HCA

    In this two-part series HC investigates the legal guidelines for ensuring the office party ends with a laugh not a lawsuit.

  • Long commute may increase absenteeism by HCA

    New research has revealed a link between absenteeism and the length of employees’ commute – and if you’re lucky enough employ a workforce who lives just around the corner, you’ll see a 16% drop in absenteeism.

  • HR in 2012: Forum warns employers to adapt or be left behind by Stephanie Zillman

    A panel of industry experts in Sydney yesterday warned that Australia is entering the ‘new world of work’ and as yet, the challenges are not being met by the majority of organisations.

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