- Making sense of matrix structures
Many organisations adopt the matrix structure in order to benefit from multiple geographies, product lines, customer sectors and services, however, the majority of businesses fail to realise the simplest of efficiencies and economies of scale that they set out to achieve through a matrix structure.
- Social networking: does it have a place in OHS?
WorkSafe Victoria’s got 183 Twitter followers. WorkCover NSW has 1,600. The “Justice for Brodie Panlock” Facebook group has over 6,000. People are social networking, but can it improve workplace safety?
- NBN on recruitment drive
The National Broadband Network (NBN) is currently on a recruitment drive as it seeks to triple its headcount from 100 to 300 by the middle of 2010, however, recruitment experts have warned that a shortage of skilled IT professionals could hamper the project
- Former employee taking on Freehills
Freehills has rejected claims that former lawyer Nicole Stransky suffered age discrimination and bullying during her two-year stint at the firm from 2006.
- HR best paid in Switzerland, not the UK
Australian HR professionals might want to consider Switzerland as an option when choosing overseas working destinations, because, according to pay data released by Mercer, it’s the European country in which HR professionals are paid the most.
- Bullying claims at 10 Downing Street
As the topic of workplace bullying floods the media in Australia, it has reached the top in the UK as Prime Minister Gordon Brown faces allegations of bullying of junior staff in Downing Street.