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Pawsonal leave: Why this beer company is giving its employees paid leave when they get a new puppy

In the ruff world of business, one company is recognising its staff's commitment to furry family members by allowing workers one week of paid...
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Job search giant Seek to tackle “threats in HR” by investing in startup accelerator

Multibillion-dollar job search giant Seek and global recruitment platform Hudson have partnered with a Sydney startup accelerator to spot and tackle “threats in HR”. Human...

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Naomi Simson on the end of performance reviews

The first thing that popped into my head as I considered the 'state of my industry' was that the term "human resources" is well out...

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Are sterile goals preventing viral employee engagement in your business?

By David Perks The corporate world has been scratching its head over how to better engage with staff but despite its best efforts, engagement levels...
Flight Centre wins $11 million legal battle with ACCC over price-fixing claims

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Flight Centre throws Dick Smith employees a lifeline with fast-tracked job offers

More than 2000 Dick Smith employees will be out of work in the next eight weeks, but there is some good news: workers are...
US research finds value-driven email signature quotes discourage wrongdoing – but should your business make its values loud and clear?

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

  Individuals are less likely to attempt to involve others in wrongdoing if that person’s values are clear, according to recent research out of...
STEM professionals over the age of 45 stereotyped at work: Survey

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

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

  Atlassian founders Mike Cannon-Brookes and Scott Farquhar  At Atlassian nothing is more important than culture. So when Scott Farquhar learned that the company...
Companies who are 'employers of choice' for both men and women

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

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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...
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