- Gay-friendly workplaces boost health and productivity
Fear of social exclusion and discrimination force many employees to hide their sexual orientation in the workplace, often leading to anxiety and depression, according to Dawn Hough from Pride in Diversity,
- Gearing up for climate change
While businesses are beginning the journey of adapting to emerging carbon constraints, a recent report has found that there is a lack of understanding about the proposed Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme (CPRS) and a worrying surge in regulation associated with greenhouse gas emissions.
- NetApp’s job satisfaction secrets
Network Appliance has a solid name in the IT infrastructure space but its accolades for being a “great place to work” have gained the attention of the broader business community. So how did they do it? Angela Priestley asks vice president Peter O’Connor and HR manager, Kim Nixon
- Business: why kill employee share schemes?
The Government’s stated objective of boosting the availability and take up of employee share schemes by low and middle income earners could come to a halt because the announced changes to Australia’s employee share scheme rules in the Federal Budget will have the opposite effect, according to KPMG
- Work/life: balance or bust?
As organisations seek to do more with less, there is a fine line between stretching a workforce and burning it out. Craig Donaldson speaks with experts about this issue and the benefits of a healthy work/life balance
- Trimming the ranks in banking and finance
The banking and finance sector is the hardest hit by the current global economic downturn. In this second part of a three-part series, Craig Donaldson speaks with experts who answer questions from HR professionals in banking and finance about the process of handling redundancies and outplacement with sensitivity and professionalism