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  • AHRI in media cross hairs on age discrimination by

    Malcolm King writes that the HR profession will face ‘brand death by media’ if it does not fix its recalcitrant attitude to the recruitment of older workers.

  • Pay gap due to lack of female applications by Stephanie Zillman

    The reason women are underrepresented in high-paying jobs may be simply because they are not applying for them, rather than as a result of direct employer discrimination.

  • Women’s leadership may be impeded by contraceptive pill by Iain Hopkins,Stephanie Zillman

    New research has revealed a startling hypothesis: women who take the contraceptive pill may be as much as 50% less competitive during the 21 days of the month when they take the drug.

  • Offering flexibility not just ‘nice to do’ by Stephanie Zillman

    There are real benefits behind increasing workplace flexibility – from working from home, to offering flexible start and finish times – the business case for increasing flexibility is hard to ignore.

  • BYO Baby? Company lets parents keep kids at desks by Caitlin Nobes

    What started as a TV experiment is now official policy as a UK car company allows new parents to bring their babies to work.

  • Ramadan has started, is your workplace accommodating? by Miriam Bell

    Islam’s sacred month of Ramadan began on 20 July and, as Australia now has almost nearly 500,000 Muslims, it will be observed by employees throughout the country. HCA investigates how HR can ensure Muslim employees are accommodated during this time.

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