Opinion & Best Practice

  • The right person for the right job - not quotas by

    While there are still global pushes to introduce quotas to ensure female representation at senior levels of business, Sehida Frawley outlines why she believes this is not the answer for Australia.

  • Investing in employee health does deliver a return by

    Teasing out the business case from the warm and fuzzy factors related to employee wellness has never been more important, writes Mark Cassidy.

  • Leadership intelligence isn't just about being smart by

    While having a high IQ is a required attribute, there are many more factors that come into play when choosing the right leaders for a business. Julie Parkinson outlines why.

  • Introducing changes to the workplace by

    How many times do you hear of organisations introducing changes (for example new software) only to find that six months down the track employees have developed workarounds, such as basic Excel spreadsheets, in order to get their work done? Tammy Tansley talks about introducing changes to the workplace.

  • Legal Experts: No pay while on holiday - Is that legal? Apparently yes! by

    Helen-Anne MacAlister explains the legal ramifications of a new Fair Work Australia finding, whereby employers (with employees’ agreement) have a significant alternative option in managing annual leave hoarding.

  • The case for discretionary rewards by

    Have some of the benefits of discretionary awards been missed in the comp & ben strategies of modern companies? Gary Taylor suggests it’s time for a rethink.

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