- Cutting costs the smart way
COMPANIES THAT undertake a cost-cutting program without a strategic plan will fail to maintain the reductions over time and risk alienating key talent, a recent discussion paper has warned
- Working from home under watch
ELECTRONIC MONITORING is eliminating one of the biggest obstacles to working at home – employers’ fears that remote workers will slack off, according to recruitment firm Julia Ross
- HR plans revised in downturn
DESPITE SHARE price declines, most companies in Asia are currently planning a modest scaling back of their rewards programs and other workforce investments for 2009
- Physical inactivity costs billions
PHYSICAL INACTIVITY is costing the Australian economy $13.8 billion a year, recent research has found
- Age not considered in employee rewards
ONLY TWELVE per cent of employers believe generational differences is a significant issue when it comes to designing and implementing total rewards programs.
- Sexual harassment worst at executive level
THE WORST perpetrators of sexual discrimination are often likely to be at executive or management level.