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  • Managers need to be more flexible by

    HR MUST educate and encourage line managers to think laterally about work flexibility and job arrangements in order to accommodate increasing demand for better work-life balance, according to the UK-based Work Foundation

  • SMEs losing war for talent by

    SMALL BUSINESSES in Australia face unique challenges when seeking to attract and retain quality staff, requiring them to innovate and adapt in order to compete with large organisations in a skills-short market

  • Bullying bosses under payout hammer by

    BULLYING INCIDENTS are landing a growing number of businesses in serious legal and financial trouble, according to a workplace law firm, with awards for compensation in the hundreds-of-thousands – if not millions of dollars – becoming more commonplace

  • Staff churn up despite pay hikes by

    IN THE grip of a sustained national skills shortage, Australia’s large companies are footing the bill for ever-increasing pay hikes, with annual salaries rising by 4.6 per cent in the 2006–07 year, up from 4.4 per cent in the previous year and 4.0 per cent in 2003–04, according to a national salary survey

  • Aussie finance workers show no fear by

    AUSTRALIAN BANKING and finance employees are less afraid of losing their jobs compared to their global counterparts

  • HR to act on fairness test by

    COMPLIANCE WITH the Federal Government’s recently introduced fairness test will directly affect HR in the workplace agreement process, national law firms have said

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