- How HR can become strategic
Looking to transform your HR operations from administrative to strategic? And exactly how does HR drive business value anyway? Kas Patel provides the answers.
- Three strikes is a myth in performance management
The days of giving a set number of written warnings prior to a termination are over – what’s important is allowing a reasonable time frame for employees to work through their issues.
- Consequences for not accommodating disability totals $30k
The workplace ombudsman recently found that James Hardie discriminated against a prospective employee when it refused to employ him following the failure of a physical medical assessment.
- Vodafone PR crisis over social media rants
Having a go at someone or something is the bread and butter of social media – but what happens when it’s said in the company’s name by an unauthorised employee? HR needs to have a contingency plan.
- Finding the 'hook factor' in your business
While the IR debate rages on about lifting Australia’s productivity and growth rates, Pia Lee writes that this is more than just a sterile debate about workplace law; rather a call to arms around employee engagement.
- Enticing Aussie professionals to return home an HR no-brainer
There are currently more than 100,000 Australians living in the UK, but according to new survey findings, enticing Aussie professionals to return home may be an easy sell for HR on the hunt for hard-to-find skillsets.