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  • Fair Work hones in on unpaid work schemes by Stephanie Zillman

    The Fair Work Ombudsman today announced a new focus on educating employers and employees about the legitimacy of schemes for unpaid work experience.

  • Obscene Facebook photos and workplace consequences by Stephanie Zillman

    How would your workplace respond to an employee posting obscene, offensive or plainly inappropriate content on Facebook? In the wake of a scandal in the US, it’s high-time to consider.

  • Learning and development in the digital age by Human Capital

    HR is well and truly in the digital age as many professionals take advantage of new software designed to streamline learning and development. We speak to Amanda Revis of Suncorp, Rachel Moore of Retirement Benefits Fund and Kerrie Field of St Vincents and Mater Health about their learning frameworks.

  • Educate to retain and reward by

    Do you need to be a major player to offer further education to your employees? Siona Singletary doesn't believe so. Here's what her company, EI Group, has done.

  • The secret priorities of Aussie workers by Stephanie Zillman

    What’s important to workers around the world varies widely according to the culture and accepted workplace norms – so what makes your international workforce tick?

  • Brush up: HR skills that are in demand now by Human Capital

    Many HR professionals talk about the value of business acumen, but few see formal study as the best way to develop their skills. We speak to Craig Mason of The Next Step, Rose Clements of Microsoft and Kerrie Field of St Vincents and Mater Health Sydney for their thoughts on the best L&D strategies.

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