General people management

  • The good news: Awareness of bullying on the rise by Cameron Edmond

    Legislative changes appear to be having the desired effect, with studies showing awareness of bullying and discrimination increasing.

  • The bearer of bad news: Delivering the blow by Tammy Buckley

    HR professionals are routinely called upon to deliver bad news, and are also expected to provide follow-up support. This can range from informing colleagues of a team member’s death, a restructure, redundancies and salary freezes through to misconduct issues or performance issues. But what are the wrong and right ways of communicating bad news?

  • Qantas layoffs a sign of the times by Cameron Edmond

    Qantas’ announcement of major job cuts is a sign a broader issue facing Australian workplaces. Where do you stand?

  • How to tell a staff member they're dressed inappropriately by Caitlin Nobes

    Ripped jeans, worn t-shirts, see-through blouses – you might know what unacceptable clothing looks like, but how do you address it?

  • Employment trends: background discrepancies on the rise by Cameron Edmond

    A new report has revealed the key trends in employment, and found that discrepancies in candidate background checks are on the rise.

  • Five signs your employee is about to resign by Cameron Edmond

    Resignations are a part of life, but it’s sad to see star employees go. Here are some of the key signs that indicate a staff member is looking to leave.

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