General people management

  • Employees want performance-based pay by

    There appears to be widespread support for performance-based pay, according to a recent survey by Kelly Services.

  • FIFO taking its toll on workers by Cameron Edmond

    Removed from standard work support structures, employees may not be coping well with the unique pressures of FIFO work, a recent study has found.

  • Addressing ‘mental health day’ stigma by Cameron Edmond

    The ‘mental health day’ in Australia is typically associated with ‘chucking a sickie’. However, one expert feels it is time to get serious about mental health.

  • Catching the horizon: Increase productivity, increase profits by Cameron Edmond

    Australian companies are not achieving full productivity, according to a recent report – and it could be costing them billions.

  • Shades of performance by Iain Hopkins

    Every company aspires to be high performance. Is this a realistic objective? Human Capital talks to Dave Jackson, executive director, Solterbeck, about navigating the performance process for optimum results

  • Cards on the table by Iain Hopkins

    HR is frequently asked to fix performance issues by providing training, when systemic, deeper issues are at play. Iain Hopkins looks at some root causes of poor performance, and what can be done to improve the situation

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