Best perks are time-savers, not just nice gestures
While free lunches and work massages might sound like prize perks, experts say the most time saving offers are most appreciated
The benefits of MBWA – management by walking around
Do your managers communicate primarily through emails, memos or calls? More walking, and therefore more face time, can be a great tool for engagement.
Legal eye: mitigating constructive dismissal
Constructive dismissal is rarely spiteful, so if a decision made by HR turns out to be in a grey area, a quick retreat could save you court time
Got a name like Wojewodzic? Sorry, no promotion
People with easy to pronounce names win friends and favour in the workplace, a new study has found.
Lack of responses demoralizes young job seekers
One in three under-30s have not received responses to any of their job applications: are you contributing to the problem?
Human rights at work: $15,000 damages for “family status” discrimination
A recent human rights case clarifies HR’s obligation to accommodate workers caring for elderly parents
The worst companies to work for: Part 2
Last week HRM looked at five of the worst companies to work for, based on online ratings. Today, find out the rest of the top 10.
What Gen Y wants (aside from money)
Think Gen Y don’t care about benefits? Think again
Beyond Basic Training: HR’s role in managing mental health
September 10 is Suicide Prevention Day. HR is responsible for employee well-being, what do you do when the problem goes beyond your training or experience?
The worst companies to work for Part 1
We’ve all seen the “Best Employer” lists – now a US website has rated the worst companies to work for. What can you learn from their list?