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Wednesday, 14 January 2015

Telstra begins offering staff domestic violence leave

Telstra has become the latest organisation to offer staff domestic violence leave, with the telco offering staff who are affected by family violence up to 10 days leave per year. by Andrew Sadauskas

Thursday, 8 January 2015

Stockbroker sacked over cyclist death tweet: Lessons for your business

Can you sack an employee over a single tweet? That’s exactly what a UK stockbroking firm has done. by Eloise Keating

Friday, 5 December 2014

Moving with the times – hiring a talented team offshore

Australian companies need to embrace calculated risk if they are to grow and maximise their true potential. by Scott Linden Jones

Monday, 17 November 2014

Chucking a sickie costs Australian businesses $33 billion a year: Study

Employee absenteeism is estimated to cost the Australian economy $33 billion in lost productivity, according to a survey by Direct Health Solutions. by Eloise Keating

Thursday, 13 November 2014

Prevention is the issue: WorkCover Victoria denies a crisis in stress compo claims

WorkCover Victoria has denied there is a “crisis” in the rise of stress-related compensation claims. by Kirsten Robb

Thursday, 6 November 2014

Holiday staffing: Why choosing the right casual staff is crucial over the busy Christmas period

Here are the five key aspects to getting the people part of your business right – especially over the busy Christmas period. by Stefan Kazakis

Thursday, 16 October 2014

Facebook and Apple pay for female employees to freeze their eggs

Facebook and Apple are two companies famous for being innovative and it seems they’re both at the cutting edge of a new employment trend. by Georgina Dent

Friday, 3 October 2014

The one thing you have to include in your resume, according to Google’s HR manager

The humble resume is the most controllable aspect of the job-hunting process and all you need to do is follow a simple formula to get ahead of your competitors, according to Google’s HR manager. by Broede Carmody

Tuesday, 23 September 2014

How to deal with team members who don’t get along

Team dynamics can be both your competitive edge and Achilles heel in business. by Abiramie Sathiamoorthy and Janelle McKenzie
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