- HR in the driver’s seat of cultural direction
An interesting development in the HR community is the appointment of a ‘director of people and culture’ at News Limited – touted by the Australian CEO to institute a program of cultural change.
- HR gives workers the boot for ANZAC Day no-show
Five workers in the Pilbara have been sacked for not presenting for work on ANZAC Day – and while the mine doesn’t observe public holidays, eyebrows are being raised over harshness of the decision.
- Leaders right to fear employee poaching
More than half of HR heads fear other companies are actively seeking to poach their top people – are your retention strategies cutting it?
- Building customer centricity
Customer-centric thinking is essential for all organisations, not just service and retail businesses. Kate Messenger outlines what best practice employers are doing to ensure the customer always comes first.
- Law of ‘stand-downs’ amid Slipper debacle
Taxpayers will foot the bill of parliamentary speaker Peter Slipper’s full salary despite being stood aside this week – HC takes a look at the workplace law of stand-downs.
- Consistency essential in all disciplinary action
An organisation has been ordered to pay more than $20,000 in compensation after Fair Work found it unfairly dismissed an employee.