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Social Media Misconduct: The Need for a Fair Investigation

Wednesday 19 June 2019

Vince Scopelliti

An ever-increasing key dilemma for employers in the modern age is how to deal with the misconduct by staff through their use of social media platforms. The list of potentially offending...

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Doing It For The 'Gram - Social media, sporting clubs and athletes

Monday 17 June 2019

Shane Koelmeyer

Social media has long been a platform through which athletes can engage with their fans and "build their brand". For professional athletes, their status as public figures make them instantly...

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Super (not so) Simple: Court finds independent contractor owed superannuation

Tuesday 11 June 2019

Shane Koelmeyer

Deciding on the terms under which to engage a person to perform services can be a complex task. There are benefits to engaging individuals as independent contractors where there is a particular...

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Online resources to help HR professionals learn essential data science skills

Friday 14 June 2019

Sandra Moraes

It is now known that data science, big data, and machine learning are of great importance when it comes to being equipped for the future of work . Data has now become an...

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How to Track and Measure Employee Performance

Thursday 13 June 2019

Emma Lawson

Measuring and tracking employee performance is an increasingly recognised way of optimising productivity and improving an organisation's effectiveness. Its key goal is to provide the overall...

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Performance Management vs Bullying: Where's the Line?

Wednesday 12 June 2019

Vince Scopelliti

Employers often face a quandary in dealing with underperformers, and whether to place them onto a performance management program. It's essential that any such move can always be...

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Fast-Growing Startups: How Do You Build the Right Team?

Tuesday 11 June 2019

Damian Samoila

Every startup's dream is having the chance to grow at light speed. It means that you're doing something right, that your investors can see your vision and are willing to support you, and you...

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The Stalking Horse: FWC warns of abuse of stop bullying jurisdiction

Tuesday 11 June 2019

Shane Koelmeyer

It has unfortunately become a common occurrence for employees who are subject to management action (such as the issuing of reasonable and lawful directions or disciplinary processes) to...

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Perceptions of truth in workplace investigations

Thursday 06 June 2019

Tony Fell

When conducting a workplace investigation one of the most interesting phenomena is how multiple people can view an incident and how they can all give different accounts... sometimes wildly! Of...

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How to introduce policies in the workplace

Wednesday 05 June 2019

Kayla Medica

[This post originally appeared on the Perkbox blog ] What's stopping companies from introducing wellness initiatives or taking your birthday off is often as simple as not having a policy in...

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How a career coach can help your ageing team with retirement planning

Wednesday 05 June 2019

Mark Brand

We are reaching a critical turning point in the workforce. Baby Boomers - the 5.5 million Australians born between 1946 and 1965 - are at or approaching retirement age. And the question on many...

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What Should You Include in a Whistleblower Policy?

Wednesday 05 June 2019

Vince Scopelliti

Whistleblower protections have been top of mind for many Australian organisations recently, following a number of changes to the law. The Treasury Laws Amendment (Enhancing...

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