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What Makes A Good People Leader? These Are The Top 3 Skills

Monday 18 February 2019

Jan Terkelsen

Do you have what it takes to be a good people leader? We've thought long and hard about what makes good leadership. We've narrowed it down to what we believe are the top three skills based on our...

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Over a quarter of working Brits admit they are "married to their job"

Thursday 14 February 2019

Alexandra Sanpera Iglesias

Recent research commissioned by Perkbox , Europe's fastest growing employee experience platform, ahead of Valentine's day, has found that over a quarter of working Brits admit they are...

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Put it in writing: Court rejects employee's proposed adjustments to workplace

Monday 11 February 2019

Shane Koelmeyer

Australia's anti-discrimination legislation imposes positive obligations on employers to make reasonable adjustments in the workplace to accommodate an employee's disability, unless doing so would...

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Weighing the costs: Employer awarded $35,000 in costs after defeating adverse action claim

Monday 11 February 2019

Shane Koelmeyer

As many readers will know, the Fair Work jurisdiction (claims brought under the Fair Work Act 2009 (Cth) ( FW Act )) is a "no costs" jurisdiction. For most employers, what this means is that...

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Briginshaw Applied: Weighing Up The Evidence

Wednesday 13 February 2019

Vince Scopelliti

For those involved in workplace investigations, one court case seems to be of central importance - Briginshaw v Briginshaw . Interestingly, this 1938 case is actually about alleged adultery...

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Reckless: Self employer convicted and given jail time following death of worker

Monday 11 February 2019

Shane Koelmeyer

Work health and safety legislation in Australia places significant duties and obligations on employers to ensure the health and safety of workers and others in the workplace. Breaches of work...

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Responding to requests for flexible working arrangements under the new modern award provisions

Monday 11 February 2019

Mathew Paine

On December 1 2018, the Fair Work Commission finalised the model term for requesting flexible working arrangements which has been inserted into all modern awards as part of the 4-yearly...

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5 Tips for Sourcing Candidates Through Social Media

Friday 08 February 2019

Damian Samoila

Fun fact: only 20% of potential job candidates frequent traditional job boards like Craigslist and Indeed. Of the remaining 80%, most already have a job, but a large percentage of these passive...

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How L&D Is Holding Itself Back From Digital Transformation

Wednesday 06 February 2019

Kiren Kahlon

Technology has been commonplace in L&D for decades but in an age in which digital is transforming organisations - and even industries - L&D is falling behind in both its...

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Why Counter Allegations Must Be Investigated

Wednesday 06 February 2019

Vince Scopelliti

In the usual course of workplace investigations, it is often one person's word against another's. This is particularly the case when a serious allegation such as sexual misconduct has been...

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The path to a successful Workplace Investigation

Tuesday 05 February 2019

Tony Fell

Over the holidays I received a fevered call from a good client, "Dave". He is an HR Officer at a smallish regional hospital. It was a bit of tricky and sensitive matter. It was an allegation...

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Returning to work got you feeling down? Here are 5 ways to boost your mood at work

Thursday 31 January 2019

Belinda Lyone

We can all get in that mood slump at work. Whether it be stress, anxiety, or you may just be so plain bored you end up on Facebook. There are some solutions in boosting your mood at work, we've...

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