Leaders’ lack of social media savvy holding firms back
Resistance to change and a lack of social media understanding among leaders is stifling innovation and transparency, says research
School fires unwed mother-to-be; hires baby’s father
A US Christian college has revealed a double standard in its own ethical code when it fired an unmarried pregnant woman for premarital sex, only to hire her partner.
Capturing your staff’s collective wisdom
The concept of ‘employee voice’ has taken a backseat to ‘employee engagement’ recently, but it might be time to reconsider it.
Height, weight and more: US company penalizes employees who don’t share private data
Your company pays part of their healthcare costs, so do you have the right to demand information about their height, weight and other health indicators?
What gets measured gets done – bank CEO
A UN initiative recently awarded the Bank of New Zealand’s CEO with a leadership award for his success in promoting gender equality. How did he do it?
At 11am on Monday, US employees are probably job hunting
Here’s something to add on to the Monday Blues – employees are no longer being discreet about their job hunts, hunting even while on the job, according to new data.
Women 'work harder' after being bullied
New research has investigated the impact workplace bullying has on women – bizarrely it was found that women actually work harder after being harassed.
CHRP designation gains credibility
The business world is starting to recognize that their HR team isn’t just about people skills and processing requests, and the national certification is gaining respect at all levels.
The whole truth: investigative interview best practice
Most HR professionals don’t have Sherlock Holmes’ deductive skills, so it’s hard to find out the truth about workplace allegations if your interviewing skills aren’t up to scratch.
CEO onboarding can’t be shirked
The head of the company, the CEO, is ultimately still a team member – and those in the top job need just as much help before starting a new appointment as do junior staff, a leading recruiter has warned.