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Say goodbye to job descriptions, says HR expert

Shifting towards a performance-focused work culture hinges on ditching traditional "narrow" job descriptions in favour of broader role descriptions linked to value-adding behaviour, says Winners At Work managing director Dr Tim Baker. » more »




Adverse action provisions require "more cautious" decisions: Lawyer

The "adverse action" provisions under the new industrial relations legislation will compel employers to be more cautious when making decisions that affect employees, according to workplace lawyer Alex Manos. » more »





Increase maternity leave and get mums back quickly

Paid maternity leave increases the chances that new and expectant mums will remain "attached" to the workforce and quickly return to their pre-birth employers, according to researchers from Deakin University. » more »