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Wednesday, 22 April 2015

How to support an employee going through a tough time

We’re all familiar with the expectation to not let our personal lives affect our work but as much as we might have this expectation of our employees, it’s not always a reasonable one. by Abiramie Sathiamoorthy and Janelle McKenzie
 

Monday, 20 April 2015

What Jeremy Clarkson taught us about incivility in the workplace

The BBC recently decided not to renew the contract of presenter Jeremy Clarkson, after an internal investigation revealed the Top Gear host had a physical altercation with a producer. Here's how to prevent a similar incident in your workplace. by Simon Burgess
 

Monday, 13 April 2015

How the psychology of space can help you get ahead in business

The psychology of space has numerous applications to how businesses are run, especially small companies or individual entrepreneurs who are keen to create and sustain productive workforces and business partnerships. by Eloise Keating
 

Thursday, 9 April 2015

Ex-Apple employee rants about “iCult” in blog: What to do when former staff trash talk your business

A former Apple employee in Sydney has posted a scathing attacking on the tech giant in a blog post, claiming Apple has a “toxic” company culture and makes extreme demands on its staff. by Kirsten Robb
 

Thursday, 9 April 2015

No salary negotiations: How Ellen Pao is fighting workplace discrimination at Reddit

Reddit CEO Ellen Pao is taking steps to fight gender discrimination in the workplace, starting by banning all salary negotiations. by Lucia Osborne-Crowley
 

Thursday, 2 April 2015

“Don’t f-ck with a f-cker and I am the nastiest f-cker I know”: Dismissal dispute with HR manager turns nasty

The Fair Work Commission has dismissed a claim for constructive dismissal by a human resources manager who sent an abusive email threatening to unleash “10 kinds of hell” on his employer. by Cara Waters
 

Tuesday, 31 March 2015

Ellen Pao’s failed discrimination suit ‘shines a light’ on gender inequality

Venture capital firm Kleiner Perkins has won a three year legal battle against a former employee who claimed she was discriminated against because of her gender. by Broede Carmody
 

Friday, 27 March 2015

Specialisation in the outsourcing industry means greater opportunities for Australian SMEs

Around 10 years ago the call centre industry began to splinter into different staffing models that suited different sizes and style of business. The outsourcing industry, including offshoring, continues to evolve today. by Scott Linden Jones
 

Tuesday, 24 March 2015

Four ways to create a great workplace culture

A happy team is a productive team, so here are four top tips for fostering a positive culture in your workplace. by Broede Carmody
 
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