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Flexible work bias… towards men? by Caitlin Nobes | 2014-08-25 4:21:13 PM

Organizations often tout their flexible work options as one way they help women reach higher levels of responsibility, but is HR more likely to accept men’s reasons for needing the time?read more

HR policy fails: Punished for being sick by HRM | 2014-08-25 4:17:13 PM

This international HR blogger has harsh words for a corporate HR manager whose policy is doing more harm than good.read more

Porn in the public service puts HR managers on notice by Ben Abbott | 2014-08-25 12:32:16 PM

HR managers will need to be increasingly vigilant in combatting the tide of Internet and email porn, with two dozen civil servants exposed for inappropriate Internet use.read more

Male bosses: The chosen ones? by Janie Smith | 2014-08-25 12:28:58 PM

It may sound like sexism, but a study shows that both male and female employees prefer to work for men.read more

Starbucks makes quick change to shift policy after Times article by Caitlin Nobes | 2014-08-25 12:09:25 PM

Sometimes HR needs a nudge to change a bad policy. Starbucks’ reaction to a critical feature on one employee’s experience holds lessons for HR at all levels.read more

Unpaid internships under threat as telco forced to close program by Ben Abbott | 2014-08-25 12:07:11 PM

A major unpaid internship program has been permanently scuttled after a dispute with a former intern, in a move that could contribute to the end of such arrangements.read more

Lighter Side: World’s weirdest job titles by Caitlin Nobes | 2014-08-25 10:21:10 AM

What’s in a name? Quite a lot if you’re the S&M Coordinator…read more

Lighter side: Bikini leaves one fraudulent employee with nowhere to hide by Human Capital | 2014-08-21 1:33:44 PM

An American beauty queen has been exposed for furthering her career at the expense of her employer, after a photo of her clad in a bikini and stilettos left her with nowhere to hide.read more

Going it alone: the pros and cons of consulting by Caitlin Nobes | 2014-08-18 3:49:02 PM

Many HR professionals consider consultancy as a career path, but what are the nuts and bolts, and the pros and cons, of setting out on your own?read more