- Think twice before calling someone a ‘coach’
Modern life – from reality TV to sports – has diluted the definition of the term ‘coach’. Melissa Richardson suggests going back to basics by redefining the word.
- When star performers jump ship
Despite the fact that mergers and acquisitions remain a business reality, HR may not quite have cracked the code in retaining key talent during times of sweeping change.
- HR's risks and obligations in requiring employees to work overtime
The duty to provide a safe working environment for employees remains an integral aspect of the employment relationship – turning a blind eye to excessive overtime is a recipe for disaster.
- Fairfax flags voluntary redundancies
As news of redundancies and major restructuring grips the newspaper publishing industry, the voluntary vs forced redundancy debate has been cast back into the spotlight.
- Flexible work bill chucked out
A bill which would have extended the rights of workers with caring obligations to request additional flexibility has been thrown out by both sides of politics.
- When culture goes wrong
James Garriock uses two former CEOs as case studies to outline how and why corporate culture plays such an important but often overlooked role in business leadership.