- Fair Work Ombudsman to share insights at National HR Summit 2014
2014 is set to be another big year for employment law. What will the workplace relations landscape look like and how will the changes affect you?
- Should you tell your employees to work less?
Checking work email from home is becoming ubiquitous, but is this a bad habit HR should stamp-out?
- Surviving the Silly Season
Another festive season has arrived! Christmas parties, work functions, summer barbeques and New Year’s celebrations present many an opportunity to overindulge and undo the good work you’ve done during the year. So what’s the secret to enjoying your food and drink this ‘Silly Season’ without the January bulge?
- Leadership lessons from Nelson Mandela
It is undeniable that the late Nelson Mandela was a world-class leader and a savvy politician. What lessons can HR and business leaders learn from him?
- The good news: Awareness of bullying on the rise
Legislative changes appear to be having the desired effect, with studies showing awareness of bullying and discrimination increasing.
- The bearer of bad news: Delivering the blow
HR professionals are routinely called upon to deliver bad news, and are also expected to provide follow-up support. This can range from informing colleagues of a team member’s death, a restructure, redundancies and salary freezes through to misconduct issues or performance issues. But what are the wrong and right ways of communicating bad news?