- Racism rife in Aussie workplaces
A new survey of Australian IT and Finance workers has revealed that a majority of employees feel racist attitudes remain prevalent in the workplace, and continue to play a role in hiring decisions.
- Bosses: battle of the sexes
A recent survey has shown fewer workers than ever before care whether their boss is male or female, but among those that do have a preference male bosses get the vote.
- New addition to the C-Suite: the CDO
In order to show that workplaces are really walking the talk in terms of ensuring diversity, adding a new member to the C-Suite – the chief diversity officer (CDO) – is becoming all the rage.
- Age is just a number
This year’s winner of the Australian Institute of Management (AIM) Young Manager of the Year, Konica Minolta’s Martin Kettels, tells Kate Aubusson why companies should take a second look at the young up-and-comers when it comes to filling leadership roles.
- Transition planning part of the bottom line
Australian organisations must ensure they have a clearly defined strategy for supporting the transition to retirement, because forward planning allows for a transfer of knowledge, maximised productivity and longer retention of mature-age employees.
- When it’s OK to discriminate in the workplace
Gender discrimination should not be tolerated in the workplace; however, in some cases it can be justified. Jo Kamira explains.