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Wednesday, 27 January 2016

US research finds value-driven email signature quotes discourage wrongdoing – but should your business make its values loud and clear?

Australian SMEs should take a moment before rushing to add a quote to the bottom of their emails. by Ronelle Richards

Monday, 25 January 2016

STEM professionals over the age of 45 stereotyped at work: Survey

Half of all professionals in the science, technology, engineering and mathematics professions are stereotyped as “resistant to change” based on their age. by Ronelle Richards

Friday, 6 November 2015

Culture clash: What Atlassian did when they realised they had hired an 'arsehole'

At Aussie software success story Atlassian nothing is more important than culture, so when when of the founders realised they had hired a difficult person the response was obvious and swift. by Kye White

Companies who are 'employers of choice' for both men and women

Ninety companies across Australia are now considered to be employers of choice for both genders, according to a new list announced by the Workplace Gender Equality Agency today. by Angela Priestley

UK worker sacked by text message for liking Facebook post: Could the same thing happen in Australia?

A worker in Britain has lost his job for simply liking a colleague’s Facebook post, in yet another case that highlights the difficulties for businesses when managing the use of social media by their staff. by Eloise Keating

Thursday, 5 November 2015

Try getting rid of HR and see what happens

Management fads are fun, and one that keeps resurfacing is hating on HR — aka human resources. by Jesse E. Olsen and Andreas Pekarek

Tuesday, 27 October 2015

Checklist to maximise the impact of human resources in your business

Here are my top three HR focus areas that will have immediate and long-lasting positive impact on your business. by Sue-Ellen Watts

Tuesday, 13 October 2015

Do you have a thirst for learning?

I’ve always believed the best way to become a successful entrepreneur is to learn from those who have gone before me. by Sue-Ellen Watts

Monday, 5 October 2015

Managing across generations will deliver more productive workplaces

With growing values differences in different employee groups, should managers worry about the increasingly accepted trends in the multi-generational workforce? by Martin Klaffke
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