- Stressed workers costing economy $730m a year
Job-stress related depression is costing Australia’s economy $730 million a year, according to a new report.
- Increase in demand for HR specialists
Australia’s healthy labour market has seen an increase in demand for certain specialist HR professions including learning and development executive candidates and culture and leadership candidates.
- Today is R U OK? day
Today (Thursday 7 October) is national R U OK? Day, an initiative designed to prevent suicides by recognising the need to support employee mental wellbeing.
- DJs defence points finger at Fraser-Kirk
Former David Jones CEO Mark McInnes, David Jones and its board have filed their defence against sexual harassment claims made by David Jones publicist Kristy Fraser-Kirk.
- Staff travel risk policies found wanting
Many companies worry more about travel costs than travel security, while travelling employees do not get enough travel health and security training, according to new research.
- European gender-equality quotas move a step closer
The spectre of quotas for women in the boardrooms of listed companies moved a step closer this week in Europe, with the European Commission launching a new five-year strategy for gender equality.