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  • Smokers under fire by HCA

    New research has revealed that fatal heart attacks decline amongst all workers when workplaces go smoke-free.

  • What a year for HR: The biggest HR stories of 2012 by Stephanie Zillman

    It has been a jam-packed year for HR – from sweeping legislative changes to ongoing debate about performance reviews and navigating the challenges of working alongside social media, 2012 hasn’t seen a dull moment.

  • CSIRO quick to roll out bullying and harassment training by HCA

    After making the headlines for all the wrong reasons, the national scientific and technology organisation, the CSIRO, has rolled out training initiatives to comply with orders from Fair Work.

  • Boys club referrals limit female success by HCA

    Australian business women believe male-dominated referral networks are one of the biggest barriers to their success, a new survey has found.

  • Contractor loses injunction to stop ex-employee working for rival by Astrid Wilson

    Restraint of trade clauses continue to be a difficult contractual clause to get right, and it pays for HR professionals to apply due diligence in negotiating the fine print.

  • Take a chill pill, it’s only Christmas by Stephanie Zillman

    If you’re teetering on the edge of sanity as the year comes to an end, with more on your to-do list than time to do it, it’s time to take stock of what’s really important.

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