Opinion & Best Practice

  • Skills and behaviours of great leaders by External

    Penelope Cottrill, principal practice lead, leadership & learning at Nous Group, outlines the key attributes leaders must have in 2017

  • Dismissing an employee overseas by External

    With a global workforce, understanding your legal responsibilities as an employer has never been more critical. George Cooper, partner, Melbourne and Asia at Ashurst, outlines which jurisdiction applies  for employers based overseas

  • Get your employees off the bench and in the game by External

    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 by External

    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 by External

    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 by External

    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.

  • The who, what and when of staff mobility by External

    Alan Osrin outlines what to consider when formalising staff mobility policies.

  • The new workplace bullying laws: What they mean for you by External

    For the first time, from 1 January 2014, there will be an all-encompassing law that makes bullying conduct unlawful with a right to redress workplace bullying through the Fair Work Commission. Andrew Ball and Tass Angelopoulos outline what this means for business.

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