Less formal approach to bullying dilemma
A workplace bullying expert is calling upon employers and employees to take a step back from formal complaints, and to consider other options.
Love your candidates: recruit through eHarmony
Tired of never meeting the right person? Of seeing your list of requirements fail time and again? eHarmony can help – with recruiting, that is.
Busting e-recruitment myths
E-recruitment has been around long enough for misconceptions to spring up around it – these are three particularly pernicious ones.
ROI in older worker health is quantifiable
A leading Australian expert in labour market studies has determined that workplaces that don’t invest in the health and wellbeing of older workers are effectively shooting themselves in the foot.
Sweet farewell: this resignation takes the cake
Resignations can illicit feelings of relief or panic depending on the individual, but it’s hard to stay mad if the consolation is a piece of cake.
UK CEO shares the largesse
In a gesture that may renew some people’s faith in executive integrity, the CEO of UK retailer Next will share his multi-million bonus with 19,400 employees.
International company bilked of $24m in Ontario benefit fraud scheme
A former human resources directors has been jailed after scheming with a Manulife sub-contractors to falsify claims documents and overcharge a Swedish company by millions.
Time to prioritize the happiness of your workforce
Happy employees equal happy profits, right? While HR is quick to recognize there is a direct correlation between happiness and productivity, seeing the figures in black and white is startling.
Lunch at desk most depressing
In some offices it’s good form to work through lunch, but a recent study found workers get a happiness boost from eating outside.
Top attributes of the mediocre manager
Irresponsible, panicky, stressed - what makes a poor manager, and could you be one?