• 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.

  • Are female execs holding other women back? by Caitlin Nobes

    A new study has revealed a fear of negative comparisons and accusations of favouritism leads female leaders to hold back their colleagues.

  • Diversity no longer just ‘nice to have’ by Elizabeth Barnard

    The days of instituting a diversity policy for the ‘nice to have’ factor are long over; it’s now nothing short of a critical business imperative.

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