- FIFO workers could be stranded
The majority of FIFO workers in WA and thousands of others in the NT and North QLD could be stranded after pilots overwhelmingly voted for unlimited strike action following a pay dispute.
- Face-to-face equals best friends forever
In the age of the hot-desking, ‘always on’, mobile device clutching workforce multiple electronic channels are de rigeur. Warrick Glynn questions whether this is the best way to communicate, particularly when the message is sensitive or unpalatable.
- Don’t fall victim to the winter blues
The winter months are known for employee engagement challenges, due in no small part to shorter days, cold and flu, and more time inside.
- From amateur to professional: Coaching comes of age
The notion of executive coaching in the business world has often been written off too soon as just another corporate fad. But thanks to a growing body of research, executive coaching is being seen as a serious business tool.
- Go as Gaga to work: Dare to wear initiative
Corporate social responsibility (CSR) is no longer just a foot note in the day-to-day life of an organisation, but an integral aspect of HR strategy and a way to communicate a commitment to the community in which a business operates.
- Long commute may increase absenteeism
New research has revealed a link between absenteeism and the length of employees’ commute – and if you’re lucky enough employ a workforce who lives just around the corner, you’ll see a 16% drop in absenteeism.