- Contractor tax obligations
As Sue Williamson explains, the cost of getting the classification of contractors wrong is high and anyone with contractors on their books needs to make sure that they have been correctly classified for tax, superannuation and fair work purposes.
- Career development – the benefits of getting it right
formal career discussions between employees and their immediate managers remain a rarity for many organisations, Yu Dan Shi reveals what's involved in setting up an effective career development process.
- Social networking and the workplace
Practical jokes, skylarking at work and workplace gossip have always been around, but with the advent of social media, such behaviour is increasingly being played out in a very public arena. Tim Longwill and Peta Shanahan consider the pitfalls of social media and the workplace.
- Dealing with the angry employee
Every workplace has at least one employee who seems perpetually angry. Although this is often not a result of anything the employer has done, it is left to managers to pick up the pieces following their tirades. Tammy Tansley provides her tips to do it better.
- Redundancy, survivor guilt and its long-term effects on your organisation
Companies often focus only on those who are retrenched with little or no attention paid to those left behind. However, as Dr Hilary Armstrong writes, research shows that survivors of retrenchments and restructures can exhibit behaviours that result in reduced productivity, low engagement and absenteeism.
- How to prepare for the 2020 workplace
Karie Willyerd writes that organisational leaders need to be acting today if they wish to engage and communicate effectively with the workers of tomorrow. She provides five tips for doing so.