- Close consultation with older workers needed
A significant challenge facing Australia is the ageing population, and the challenge has led policy-makers to consider how older workers can be kept in the workforce.
- Hidden symbols in your workplace
What are the hidden symbols in your workplace, and why should they be recognised as key components of any cultural change management strategy? Tammy Tansley explains.
- Health, education and engineering sectors set to suffer
Health, education and engineering are the three major employment sectors to be hit by skills shortages over the next 10 to 15 years, according to a new skills index.
- Workers question wages
Wages, working conditions and entitlement enquiries were the main reasons people called the Fair Work Infoline for assistance throughout the 2010/11 financial year.
- Thorough contingency plans needed for GFC2
Simply trying to “just survive” during the economic downturn is not going to cut it during 2012, and a leading business turnaround consultant has warned businesses must take the uncertain conditions as an opportunity to stand out from the competition.
- Maximise benefits of conflict resolution
A recent study has revealed that 98% of HR leaders are charged with handling conflict at work, and business environments with heightened instances of conflict experience greater turnover, increased sick leave and absenteeism, unproductive use of valuable time and increased legal costs.