Flexible & off-site work (185 items)

Culture and engagement drive results at 'Best Employers'

Organisations that rely on culture and engagement as their core competitive advantage produce tangible financial results, including growing their revenue faster, exceeding sales targets, and returning greater profits, new research shows. » more »



Public sector HR 'overstaffed'; Warning on overtime perils; and more

The Australian Public Service should downsize its HR departments, a review of the sector recommends. Meanwhile, HR specialists warn against unpaid overtime; research has found new links between job insecurity and mental ill health; and the AHRC has appointed three new commissioners. » more »




Reports on soft skills, bullying, disengagement and much more

Demand for soft skills in younger workers is dramatically increasing, but they are failing to keep up, a major report shows. Meanwhile, an inquiry has highlighted the cultural issues that can promote workplace bullying; technology is decreasing face-to-face interactions; the AFP says cybercriminals are targeting HR payroll systems; and more. » more »


Redeployment dispute ruled in employer's favour; plus research on anxiety, long hours and more

The Fair Work Commission has rejected that a worker facing redundancy should have received preference over a colleague for a "new" position, further clarifying employers' redeployment obligations. Meanwhile, research has found long hours and work-life balance aren't incompatible; employers should do more to address Millennials' anxiety; and more. » more »