The GFC taught business leaders that waiting until they have "all the information" to make decisions is rarely the best strategy - they need to act fast on "hints and principles", according to new research.
Initiatives that encourage employees to be proactive about their health are commonplace, but financial wellbeing, which can also affect performance, is still widely overlooked, says Innergi co-founder Matt Linnert.
A novel union case against an individual director, accused of breaching the terms of an enterprise agreement, is ringing alarm bells for HR practitioners, but avoiding such a prosecution is relatively straightforward, says lawyer Luke Connolly.
We were looking at recruiting into a team with an obvious problem around staff performance and culture. We were looking at recruiting into a team that suffered such quick turnover that only the staff who didn't leave became the culture...
What happens when a candidate turns into an employee and they cannot use Facebook at work to tell their friends that they just had a great meeting with a client, won an award or are off to a day of fun and excitement with their team?
An employer's failure to adequately plan for leave can raise workers' stress levels, lower morale and reduce productivity, but research suggests the problem is widespread, says Randstad CEO Deb Loveridge.
Virgin Blue should take responsibility for allowing, and potentially encouraging, a culture where viewing p*rnography is a widespread problem, says Transport Workers Union national executive officer Scott Connolly.