- Face-to-face equals best friends forever
In the age of the hot-desking, ‘always on’, mobile device clutching workforce multiple electronic channels are de rigeur. Warrick Glynn questions whether this is the best way to communicate, particularly when the message is sensitive or unpalatable.
- Spotlight on counter-productive workplace behaviours
Most Australian employees have displayed at least one type of ‘counter-productive workplace behaviour’, according to new organisational psychology research.
- Dismissal for health reasons ruled unlawful
Dismissing an employee for health reasons could lead to legal trouble – so it’s a good idea to exercise compassion and good sense when dealing with an ill or injured employee.
- Professionals still braving global job market
Two separate surveys have painted divergent views of Australia in terms of worker appeal – it’s popular for overseas workers, if they can afford it, but many Aussies still want out.
- Employers urged to look beyond glossy social media profiles
A new survey has revealed that while recruiters often ask to view Facebook pages and Twitter activity during interviews, the picture they reveal is not necessarily accurate – putting the onus back on employers to delve deeper.
- More than medical: Managing return to work
Some people have a harder time managing their injury and returning to work than others. Gabrielle Lis outlines whether medical issues are usually to blame.