Opinion & Best Practice

  • How to run an office Christmas party on a budget by External

    Have you left your office Christmas party to the last minute? Maybe you are on a really tight budget and have 'settled' for simply heading out to lunch or off to the pub for a few drinks? Mike Symonds has some tips for budget-friendly Christmas parties.

  • Top guns lower their sights in Adelaide by External

    Malcolm King has noticed a disturbing trend in Adelaide – a preference for rejecting candidates because they are too experienced or have too many qualifications.

  • Surviving the Silly Season by

    Another festive season has arrived! Christmas parties, work functions, summer barbeques and New Year’s celebrations present many an opportunity to overindulge and undo the good work you’ve done during the year. So what’s the secret to enjoying your food and drink this ‘Silly Season’ without the January bulge?

  • T-shaped professionals working with HR to harness the true benefit of technology by External

    With the role and influence of IT increasing in many organisations, there is a need for HR teams to help ICT employees with deep technical skills to develop more into 'T-shaped professionals' with the ability to effectively collaborate with other departments. Mal Shaw outlines how this can be done.

  • Social media and business change by External

    Can emerging technologies enable us to deliver change better and faster than ever before? Faith Forster believes so.

  • Pushing the boundaries of the workplace by External

    Video technology does not merely bridge distances, but provides the anytime access, face-to-face, personal interactions which are so important in improving organisational communication and successfully conducting business, suggests Nick Hawkins.

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