Misunderstood Millennials: are Gen Y really that bad?
Half of bosses say Gen Y are lazy, unfocused, over-confident and greedy. Is it really true?
Having children bad for career?
A survey of mothers reveals most think maternity leave undermined their careers. Can organizations help reduce the impact?
Mental health issues: Gen Y “more accepting” than older generations
With Mental Health Day approaching, research indicates Gen Y are more accepting than other generations.
Music: Should it be banned in the office?
Banning employees from rocking out while they write reports or bobbing along to some pop as they type may be stymieing their productivity.
$110k fine for worker fall
Another Canadian manufacturer is facing a big fine for failing to protect a worker in a scissor lift.
Break your smartphone dependence, it’s killing you
We’re all guilty of it: answering a business call at midnight, responding to a work query whilst on holiday with the family, having a video call at the kid’s hockey game – but here’s why you have to stop.
Shaking up the interview process
When you only have a short time to figure out what makes a potential employee tick, it’s time to throw out the safe, boring questions and mix things up.
Jobs to be automated: How safe is HR?
New research has predicted what jobs may become automated in the future – how safe is HR?
Address unconscious bias to reduce turnover, boost diversity
An enduring hurdle preventing a truly diverse workplace is the persistent problem of unconscious bias. If HR can overcoming this, organizations reap rewards such as lower turnover and better leadership options.
'Bad apple' team member can slash productivity
Is your one under-performing team member dragging down the performance of the entire team? Address it now to prevent the long term effects.