- Call for less time wasting, more productivity
Despite Australians regularly being acknowledged for a strong work ethic and commitment to long hours, a new productivity study has revealed almost a fifth of time spent at work is 'wasted'.
- Staff morale not an area to scrimp
As economic uncertainty continues to mount, some Australian employers are beginning to reflect on the strategies that worked, and didn’t work, during the GFC – and the word on the street is that a happy worker is a productive worker regardless of the economy.
- A new kind of workplace promiscuity
In the mining, resources and construction sectors, companies need to be wary of the roving eye of their employees, new research has revealed.
- Jobs growth highest in healthcare sector
More jobs were created in the health and aged care sector than the mining industry in the year to May, according to employment figures by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS).
- Improving customer service with staff incentives
Australia’s customer service levels leave much to be desired. Tom Washington explores how employers can incentivise staff to up their game
- HR’s guide to super in 2010
In the 2010 budget the Government has announced yet further changes to superannuation. Tim Jenkins outlines how HR can overcome the complexities of an ever-changing superannuation scheme