Flexible & off-site work (185 items)

Paranoia holding back flexible work; and more

Employees fear being "out of sight, out of mind" when working from home, and tend to over-compensate with extra emails and communication, new research shows. In other HR news, employers are being urged to take a structured approach to managing DV; Millennials are largely unbiased about male and female leaders; the Victorian Government has vowed to introduce portable long service leave; and more. » more »




Work-from-home injury warning; Diversity excuses 'depressing'; and more

A new case clarifies that documented or not, employers that offer flexible work can face liability for injuries that occur while employees work from home. Then, read why 'dinosaur' ASX 200 companies won't add women to their boards; where leadership pipelines are failing; and more. » more »


90% of Telstra bullying complaints unsubstantiated; Productivity findings "worrying"; and more

An employer that faced nearly 200 discrimination and bullying complaints in a year found just 10 per cent were substantiated, according to its sustainability report. Meanwhile, the ABS has found nearly one in three employees regularly work from home; "worrying" productivity trends have prompted a national campaign; and more. » more »


New employees paid more than existing staff; Avoid the 'merit trap'; and more

Employers are back to offering higher salaries to lure new employees, new market research shows. Meanwhile, a study has found work-life balance is now the most important job factor for every generation; organisations are warned to avoid the 'merit trap'; the S-x Discrimination Minister has outlined three priorities; and more. » more »




Leader competency results "disturbing"; Drop in cost of living rank good for employers; and more

Nearly one in two managers believe their leadership skills are at best average, according to new research. Meanwhile, the drop in Australian cities' cost of living is "good news" for employers; LinkedIn has announced which employers are the most attractive; and more. » more »


Social inclusion crucial to employee retention

Employers can keep engagement and morale high even among remote and competitive employees through smart use of social media and transparent rewards systems, says the co-founder of a successful sales business. » more »