- HR and IT: Should they co-operate, or collaborate?
As technology permeates the workplace, Scott Mason writes that HR and IT need to become allies if organisations are to successfully navigate the changing way we work.
- Do your 2012 grads seem like aliens?
The beginning of the New Year brings the annual class of graduates starting in programs throughout Australia – but industry professionals have warned employers not to be surprised by Gen Y’s struggle to separate their professional and social lives.
- Employees need top-down policies to resist tech deluge
The mountain of inefficiently handled data received by corporate information systems is silently killing productivity and comes at a cost of $3bn a year, a new report has found.
- Workplace depression: Awareness better but stigma persists
Australian workers have a high level of awareness about depression and anxiety disorders but insufficient training is provided on how to help or identify a colleague who is experiencing depression, according to a recent survey.
- Aussies expecting pay increase
New research has revealed a full two-thirds of Australian employees don’t believe their salary accurately reflects their performance – and they are expecting the situation to be rectified in the New Year.
- FWA review must centre on productivity
New workplace relations minister Bill Shorten has announced a review of the Fair Work Act – the first since the Act was fully implemented and a requirement under the system.