Iain is a managing editor with Key Media.
Having written and edited magazines across seven industries and five continents, Iain’s specialist areas are human resources, leadership and management.
A primary school teacher who was dismissed for using ‘unacceptable force’ with children has been reinstated – and the investigation procedure was flawed from the get-go.
Some HR experts are beginning to question the real value of employee engagement surveys, but do they risk throwing the baby out with the bath water?
“Knock yourself out” was a bit too literal for one local weatherman whose job took him up in the air this week.
Do you ever wish that your employees, rather than rehearsing the same tired excuses, were a little inventive when it came to explaining their lateness?
A Melbourne office worker couldn’t believe his eyes when he looked outside the window to see a crane driver taking a nap on a ledge 25 metres off the ground.
Flexible work practices have moved from a ‘nice to have’ concept, to arrangements that are simply part of the furniture in modern workplaces – but have all sectors cottoned onto the expectations of workers?
A diverse and inclusive workforce is a concept now familiar to most organisations and HR is often at the forefront of these programs and initiatives.
Four Gold Coast TAFE chefs unwillingly entered a MasterChef style cooking competition – the loser will be made redundant.
The latest salary data for HR professionals has identified strong salary increases for 2013. Check out the data to see where you fit in.
Customs and Border Protection staff have been told that under its new “mandatory reporting” system, they are expected to report on their colleagues' behaviour both during and outside of work hours.
The company said the error is completely unacceptable and a clear breach of their advertising standards
The FWC has ruled on the controversial case involving an employer who terminated a worker opposed to same-sex marriage last year
Justice Rita Zammit dismissed the case, finding that if the farting occurred it "would not necessarily amount to bullying"