- Strike the safety balance: Modern psychology vs behavioural adherence
Effective occupational health and safety (OHS) measures are a combination of behavioural-based safety (BBS) programs, and official OHS policy adherence, according to leading safety specialists.
- Women still not moving into leadership
The Australian release of 'MissRepresentation', an American documentary looking at the portrayal of women in the media, has set tongues wagging and reignited the debate about women in leadership roles.
- Employers urged to look for signs of substance abuse
The physiological and behavioural impacts of socially acceptable drugs, such as alcohol and caffeine, can have harmful effects on workplaces and productivity, and a leading corporate health expert has warned employers to recognise the warning signs of abuse.
- Australians long to work less; employers must embrace flexibility
New research has added weight to the old notion that Australians prefer lazy days over hard work – some 95% of Australians wish they could work less than 30 hours each week.
- The 2011 top earning jobs for women
For the third consecutive year Forbes has compiled its annual list of the best-paying jobs for women, putting the spotlight on the occupations where women can, and do, earn the most - and HR managers came in at number 10.
- Employers call for inquiry into Fair Work laws
A national meeting of more than 20 leading employer and business organisations held in Melbourne on Friday has called for changes to Australia’s Fair Work laws, and for an independent review of current IR laws.