- Creating a healthy workplace
Think 'man-flu' is confined to the male population? Think again - 47% of full-time employees will take a day off if they get a cold, with women 10% more likely to stay at home than men. Dr Georgia Karabatsos outlines what can be done.
- Is HR the new frontier of social business and collaboration?
It’s an exciting time to be a HR professional with lots of social tools to assist in all areas of the employee lifecycle, writes Nathalie Lynton.
- Get your employees off the bench and in the game
If used correctly, gamification can lead to positive business outcomes such as innovation disruption, education, personal development, improved employee participation, and collaboration. Alan Young outlines how.
- Why obesity should not be classed as a disease
Following the US decision to classify obesity as a disease, Jamie Hayes presents a counter argument as to why this should not be done in Australia.
- Survival of the Social
There remains a significant number of Australian companies that are resisting the idea of fully integrating social networking into the corporate environment. Cuneyt Uysal explains why such resistance is futile and how history is on the side of the social innovators.
- Cost effective L&D: Call recording
As training budgets are cut further across Australia, HR managers have to think of cost effective ways to on-board new employees and get them up to speed quickly. Andrew Lamrock outlines one possible solution.