Amanda Woodard

Amanda Woodard

Amanda Woodard is a UK-born, Sydney-based journalist who worked for the Guardian newspaper in London for 12 years before moving to the Sydney Morning Herald. She specialises in writing about HR and workplace issues. Amanda has also hosted and contributed to ABC Radio National business program Best Practice.

How to relieve the cost-of-living stresses on your workers

How to relieve the cost-of-living stresses on your workers

As prices go up, the level of worker engagement and resilience goes down. Here is how your business can help employees cope

Social media policies: How to write and implement a legal contract

Social media policies: How to write and implement a legal contract

What should a social media policy include?

Kapitol Group people manager: 'We have a culture of owning our mistakes'

Kapitol Group people manager: 'We have a culture of owning our mistakes'

Alice Hanna sits down with HRD to talk culture and recruitment in the construction industry

Poor mental health is on the rise post the pandemic

Poor mental health is on the rise post the pandemic

The pandemic may seem largely behind us but the repercussions for mental health may be only just beginning

How to support your employees through the cost-of-living crisis

How to support your employees through the cost-of-living crisis

Employers have little 'wiggle room' when it comes to pay, but there are other options available

As new laws around sexual harassment come into force, make sure your business is compliant

As new laws around sexual harassment come into force, make sure your business is compliant

New legislation requires companies to be proactive around sexual harassment prevention

Microsoft lead: 'It's about redefining and redesigning productivity for today'

Microsoft lead: 'It's about redefining and redesigning productivity for today'

Microsoft's recent report found a hybrid disconnect – HR leader reveals how to interpret the data

Are you guilty of organisational 'greenwashing'?

Are you guilty of organisational 'greenwashing'?

The toxic trend isn't just harming your brand, it's diminishing your recruitment strategy

AICD data shows women largely absent on IPO boards

AICD data shows women largely absent on IPO boards

Although the numbers of women directors has risen, newly-listed companies are lagging well behind

HR's role in supporting employees with early-stage dementia

HR's role in supporting employees with early-stage dementia

'Like anyone with a serious illness, there's an obligation to have special consideration within the workplace'