Generation Alien: the disconnect between employers and young workers
Obscure processes, lengthy hiring times and a total lack of feedback is frustrating and disillusioning young workers, making them less likely to seek and find employment. How can HR help?
Don’t let the ‘Great Recession’ obscure engagement
While companies adjust to the ‘new normal’ economic climate, their focus on employee engagement may have been supplanted, but it should remain at the top of the agenda.
Your $1m risk: are your executives covered for workplace injuries?
Some executives could be at risk because they’re not covered for injury claims, and general coverage often excludes workplace injuries.
Rules apply equally: judge disciplines himself
It’s an important HR rule that the guidelines and policies apply equally to management as front line staff. One US judge took that to heart, finding himself in contempt of court.
Policy, process and undue hardship: what you need to know about accommodation
Disability accommodation can often be as simple as small changes in routine or working conditions, but if your organization isn’t following the right procedure you could be heading towards a lawsuit.
Rejected, dejected: three ways to win back employee trust
Just like in a social group, employees can feel left out and rejected at work, leading to low engagement and high resentment. What can managers do to turn it around?
Aussies are chugging down coffees at employers’ cost
Coffee breaks are costing Australian employers $14b in productivity, but does the quick caffeine boost make up for that time?
ROI on recruitment: start as you mean to go on
If high turnover and low productivity is affecting returns it might be time to go back to the start and assess your recruitment practices.
Top jobs: HR manager drops on list, still in top 50
Think you hate your job sometimes? Just be glad you’re not a lumberjack!Human Resources Manager has made it to the top quarter of a new best/worst jobs list
‘The Biggest Loser’ at work?
The link between an employee’s health and their productivity is well established, but how can employers most effectively encourage healthy behaviours?