- Mature age workers: Added extras at no extra cost!
Why is it that when it comes to employing skilled and experienced staff with added skills, knowledge and experience at no extra cost – so many employers baulk? Ron Browne calls for some positive action to reverse the myths around mature age workers.
- Working Mother’s day highlights work to be done
While yesterday marked a celebration of motherhood, today has been dubbed ‘Working Mother’s day’ by a leading consultancy in order to highlight the inequalities that still exist in the workforce.
- HR overlooks applicants with non-western names
The Australian Human Rights Commission has said there is a growing trend of immigrants adopting Western names in the hope it will get them hired.
- There is hope for our “national shame”
While there is still much to be done to improve employment opportunities for people with disability, there are already brilliant success stories. Anita Le Lay outlines how one company has benefitted from embracing a more diverse hiring strategy.
- Female leadership systematically underestimated
Contrary to popular belief and even previous studies, researchers have discovered women may actually outperform in areas traditionally considered to be the domain of men.
- Strength through diversity
Beyond cultural awareness days, what else can organisations be doing to break down cultural barriers in the workplace? Jessica Cooper explores the latest options