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4 tips to re-energise your workforce as pandemic fatigue takes a toll

Business leaders should try these tips to help re-energise teams, boost morale, and help avoid burnout...

Letting everyone work from home forever isn’t good for teamwork

While there are indeed benefits with remote work, making it the ONLY option can be a bad thing to do for most organisations and teams.

6 most commonly overlooked cost savings in business

From paying more than necessary to cutting budgets on activities that bring home the bacon, here are some of the most commonly overlooked savings in business to look out for in 2021.

Three ways to ensure your employees work safely from home

When a pandemic effects a revolution, by making remote work common, employers must re-think their approach. They have to answer this question: How do you ensure a safe place of work when that place is an employee’s home? Here are three practical suggestions.

The pandemic pivot: 5 ways coronavirus shifted HR priorities

With the ups and down during the pandemic, one thing remained clear for businesses: exceptional HR is not an optional extra – it’s a necessity.

How your business should approach reducing headcount following the end of JobKeeper

As JobKeeper closes, businesses may need to reduce headcount to keep wage bills affordable. Here's how to approach a restructure legally and effectively...

‘Portable entitlements for insecure work’: Anthony Albanese promising new workplace laws under Labor

Federal opposition leader Anthony Albanese is proposing a number of sizeable work reforms: Among them, an aim to provide those in insecure work with entitlements and employment security.

Humanforce to provide workforce solutions for large-scale events as COVID restrictions ease

The workforce management solution provider will offer new tools to help venues and event organisers.

How to repair your corporate culture after letting employees go

Was your business forced to implement a redundancy programme, as the COVID-19 downturn began to impact turnover and profits?  If so, you’re far from...

How to successfully onboard remote workers

It's always challenging for new employees to hit the ground running, and even harder if they work from home. An office environment subtly reveals...

Make the most of your biggest asset: your middle managers

Middle managers often find the value they bring to an organisation being scrutinised, but recruiting expert Hays says they can be an organisation’s biggest...

Do office dogs boost moral and decrease stress?

Byline: Thomas Derricott, Community Manager, Mad Paws This Friday, June 21, marks Take Your Dog To Work Day (TYDTWD), and to celebrate, Australia’s largest pet sitting...

Ensuring human connectedness in a technological age

Byline: Lindsay Brown, Vice President, APAC and Japan, LogMeIn The way we communicate and build relationships has changed drastically over the past decade. Just take...

Here’s why businesses desperately need to give their data the Marie Kondo treatment

Richard Gerdis, GM & VP Sales, APJ, Delphix Japanese tidiness guru Marie Kondo has shown the world how decluttering has the potential to bring joy...

Combatting work stress

Byline: Amanda Gordon, Director of Armchair Psychology Work stress is inevitable, right?  We need some stress or we’d find a way to play solitaire all day...

What are your obligations if an employee is sick during their annual leave?

When most people think of taking annual leave, they don’t anticipate spending that time either sick in bed or in hospital with a family...

Surviving workplace bullying: 5 steps to success

I’m a former victim of extreme workplace bullying. For more than three years, I worked in the global resources industry in Australia, running health and...

Interview discussion: the qualities of a great leader

Ben Foote, CEO of the Australian Institute of Management, shared his insights into the skills and strategies on upskilling and staying relevant in an ever-evolving...

Employers can help stamp out predatory lending

This year we have seen a significant power shift for consumers, with the government investing heavily in heightened financial protections. Through thorough reviews of...

Salary expectations have increased

Compared to just five years ago, jobseekers’ salary expectations are a lot higher 76% of Australian hiring managers say jobseekers are more demanding when it...