Peter Mills outlines how creating conditions for constructive working relationships requires actions in six different areas
HR managers who want happier employees and stronger companies with a healthier bottom line should consider taking a plan for an employee ownership scheme to their next C-suite meeting, new research has shown. Angela Perry outlines what's involved
Experts have painted a sluggish outlook for global pay rises in 2014. Is there anything Aussie employers can do to avoid employee discontent?
The bad news has been broken, but where to from there? Two experts give their advice on how to handle the follow-up.
Checking work email from home is becoming ubiquitous, but is this a bad habit HR should stamp-out?
Legislative changes appear to be having the desired effect, with studies showing awareness of bullying and discrimination increasing.
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’ announcement of major job cuts is a sign a broader issue facing Australian workplaces. Where do you stand?
In some circumstances, HR must cease disciplinary processes and come to a settlement with an employee who has a mental illness
Older workers are feeling subtle pressure from their colleagues and management to make way for younger generations
The prevalence of burn out is increasing as the lines between being at work and home are significantly blurred