The firm was found to have knowingly helped one of its clients underpay a vulnerable worker
Despite advances in technology, human skills are more important than ever
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?
A court has imposed a hefty penalty against an HR manager, dismissing her argument that she was following her boss’s orders
A workplace investigation can turn into a fully-fledged fiasco more likely to start a fire than put one out