Diversity

  • 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.

  • Job titles may be causing gender hiring bias by Human Capital

    Certain job titles may be favouring particular genders and perpetuate unbalanced hiring practices – what’s more, gender bias can inadvertently creep in through the very style of the role description.

  • Underemployment of older workers “a waste of human capital” by Stephanie Zillman

    A new report released yesterday has found that organisations continue to exclude older workers and has called for the removal of systematic barriers which have influenced the recruitment choices of employers.

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