General people management

  • Why are your poor performers poor performers? by Iain Hopkins

    Most people don’t show up to work to purposely do a bad job – so it’s important for managers to understand the root cause of performance issues.

  • Fair Work Ombudsman signs a MOU with Defence by

    In order to strengthen processes to manage shared workforces and show support for Aussie workers who are Reservists, the Fair Work Ombudsman has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Defence.

  • ATO warning: start super planning now by

    Medium and large businesses should start preparing for changes to their super obligations now to ensure they are ready for the changes on time, according to the Australian Taxation Office.

  • Combating negative bias in communication by External

    Communicating solely via emails, texts or online communication? What impact is this having on our ability to get unambiguous messages across? Tammy Tansley suggests social neuroscience may provide some insights.

  • Are your staff fit for work? by Rose Sneyd

    University researchers are developing means to judge workers’ readiness to return following devastating natural disasters.

  • Developing a father-friendly workplace by External

    Research suggests work-life conflict is no longer just an issue for women and men are now experiencing higher levels of work-life conflict than before. Fiona Hitchiner outlines the importance of tools that support and recognise the importance of fathers as workers and parents.

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