General people management

  • Do politics and work mix? by Stephanie Zillman

    New research has revealed that employees want their employers to discuss politics at work – but is this one theory doomed to fail?

  • Maximise benefits of conflict resolution by HCA

    The root causes of conflicts at work aren’t all that mysterious – meaning it should be easier for HR to prevent them.

  • Creating high value productive workplaces by

    Dr Tony van Rensburg suggests it's time to be working to improve productivity by focusing on factors we can influence rather than those we can't.

  • Chucking a sickie doesn’t hurt careers by Stephanie Zillman

    On the eve of the biggest ‘sickie’ day of the year, Melbourne Cup, a new study has found that ‘chucking a sickie’ will not impact an employee’s career progression.

  • Six reasons for dismissing an employee by Miriam Bell

    Sometimes new hires just don’t work out for a company… Here’s a breakdown of the main signs that a new recruit might not be the right fit.

  • Bullying, vilification rife on worksites by HCA

    It’s the type of behaviour that sounds like something out of The Hangover, not a unionised job site.

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