- Rise in contract workers spawns challenges for HR professionals
A greater emphasis on short-term and project-based work is having a significant impact on the type of worker required by businesses today. Matthew Franceschini outlines the challenges and opportunities associated with contract workers.
- HR gets analytical
HR's analytical tools have come a long way from the haphazard insights gleaned from Excel spreadsheets. A new report has suggested that a new era of advanced workforce reporting will transform the HR function.
- Key features of successful incentive programs
Regan McCracken provides his tips for creating a fair, equitable, transparent and achievable incentive scheme.
- Rewiring the brain to boost visionary thinking
An alarming 71% of Australian business leaders lack high levels of visionary thinking – yet new research may reveal that neuroscience is the key to unlocking this potential in everyone.
- HR outsourcing firm has landmark restraint of trade win
Restraint of trade clauses are a contractual headache for employers and HR – notoriously difficult to enforce, they have frequently been thrown out when tested by the courts. Yet a new finding may have turned that notion on its head.
- Employee claims continue to rise, and employers are losing
Employers and HR practitioners may frequently lament that since the Fair Work Act was introduced employee claims have skyrocketed – yet that feeling is also backed by statistics.