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I'm the editor of HR Daily and the administrator of HR Daily Community. I've been writing about human resources for the past 12 years and it never gets boring.
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'Own goals' when consulting to HR

Posted on May 29, 2014 at 10:24 0 Comments

This post takes a light-hearted look at the common gripes in-house HR professionals have with consultants. The author is known to HR Daily and works in the HR space, but has chosen to remain anonymous. If you're an HR consultant and would like to provide a counter view, please get in touch





If you work in an organisation, especially in HR, chances are you've engaged the services of an external…

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Have your say on workplace gender reporting

Posted on May 15, 2014 at 14:17 0 Comments

The Government has today announced it will start consulting on workplace gender equality reporting requirements, so don't miss your chance to be heard.

According to Minister for Employment, Senator Eric Abetz, the Government wants to "get the balance right between getting…

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What's in the Opposition's IR policy?

Posted on May 9, 2013 at 18:30 2 Comments

The Coalition released its IR policy today and, according to leading IR/HR news service Workplace Express, it contains "a long list of changes but no real surprises".

The policy contains no amendments to unfair dismissal or…

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Blogging tips from a pedantic editor

Posted on March 20, 2013 at 16:00 2 Comments

Here in the HR Daily office, I'm known for my pedantry. I'm very picky about details, and doing things in particular ways. While I'm sure it's annoying to some people, it's a trait that has served me well in my career as a journalist.

Here are some quick tips that I try to use every day, which might help you take your blogging to…

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HR compliance lessons from 2015 at Your desk computer, smart phone or tablet.

December 10, 2015 from 11am to 12:30pm
Court and Fair Work Commission rulings this year have changed the way your organisation should manage its employment compliance and liability risks.Join us for a webinar on 10 December, where DLA Piper partner Brett Feltham will outline:New considerations when issuing employment contracts;Policies and practices that minimise adverse action risks;How to prevent and defend stop-bullying applications;Evolving liability for sexual harassment;Errors that undermine disciplinary…See More
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Performance Management: adjust, evolve or overhaul? at Your desk computer, smart phone or tablet. <a href="http://support.citrixonline.com/en_US/Meeting/help_files/G2M050001" target="_blank">Click here</a> to test your webinar connectivity in advance.

October 29, 2015 from 11am to 12:30pm
It's widely accepted that traditional performance management approaches are failing organisations, causing pain instead of driving engagement and productivity.But employers shouldn't blindly jump on the bandwagon of performance management change. Instead, find out which adjustments are most likely to give your organisation a competitive edge, and how to implement them.Join us for a webinar on 29 October, where PwC partner Emma Grogan will explain how to assess your performance program's goals…See More
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Investigating misconduct allegations at Your desk - watch and listen online.

September 17, 2015 from 11am to 12:30pm
Mishandling a workplace investigation is one of the surest ways for your organisation to end up defending an employee claim.Join us for a webinar on 17 September, where we'll focus on how to investigate misconduct allegations while minimising your legal exposure.Kemp Strang partner Nick Noonan will draw on case law lessons to help you:Conduct a thorough and procedurally fair investigation;Determine when to outsource the investigation;Protect your organisation from legal risks;Prepare…See More
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Managing and dismissing ill and injured workers at Your desk - watch and listen online.

August 6, 2015 from 11am to 12:30pm
Managing an ill, injured or absent employee back into, or out of, the workplace requires a cautious approach.Are you equipped to ensure every step taken minimises rather than adds to your organisation's legal risks?Join us for a webinar on 6 August when Shannon Chapman from Ashurst will draw on case law lessons to help you:Navigate the interplay between discrimination, employment and workers' comp laws;Identify the "inherent requirements" of a position;Determine appropriate "reasonable…See More
Jul 2, 2015
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Sponsoring overseas workers at Your desk - watch and listen online.

June 18, 2015 from 11am to 12:30pm
Employers be warned: more stringent monitoring of 457-visa sponsorship is a certainty under recent changes to the scheme.Does your organisation meet every single compliance obligation for sponsored workers? Is it ready to be audited at a moment's notice?Join us for a webinar on 18 June when immigration expert Alan Chanesman, from Lipman James, will help you:Understand the impact of reforms to the sponsorship scheme;Take advantage of red-tape-reduction opportunities;Navigate the interplay…See More
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Employment contracts - Your sword and shield at Your desk

May 7, 2015 from 11am to 12:30pm
Are the contracts your employees sign appropriate for every position? Do they protect the organisation before, during and after the employment relationship?Join us for a webinar on 7 May when Fay Calderone, director of Matthews Folbigg Workplace Solutions, will draw on case law lessons to help you:Know which type of contract to use in different situations;Understand which clauses to always, sometimes, and never include in contracts;Review and vary contracts safely when circumstances…See More
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Executive Employment 2015 at DLA Piper

March 18, 2015 from 9am to 12:30pm
The executive employment landscape is a minefield, but HR professionals armed with the right knowledge can navigate it with confidence.This half-day event will help you guide your organisation beyond mere compliance, and drive business results through executive employment and leadership best practices.Click here for full agenda and to register.See More
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HR compliance 'hot spots' 2015 at Your desk

February 12, 2015 from 11am to 12:30pm
Do you know which HR policies, procedures and contracts need reviewing, and how to do it?Is your HR "house" in order, ready for the challenges of the next 12 months?Join us for a webinar on 12 February, when Brad Swebeck, Special Counsel at HWL Ebsworth, will share:Key HR compliance lessons learned from the biggest employment decisions of 2014;Emerging issues to be aware of in the bullying, adverse action and contracts…See More
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Guard against adverse action claims at Your desk

December 4, 2014 from 11am to 12:30pm
The scope for adverse action claims is so broad that no employer is safe.Fortunately, the rulings handed down to date provide valuable lessons that can help employers minimise the risk of facing a claim, and build a defence that will stand up in the Fair Work Commission.This webinar, presented by Ashurst partner Marie-Claire Foley, will help you to apply these lessons so you can:Assess the adverse action risks of a workplace decision before it is made;Define the role of decision makers to…See More
Nov 27, 2014
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Personal culpability risks for HR professionals at Your desk - watch online

November 6, 2014 from 11am to 12:30pm
Every day, HR professionals are required to defend and explain their practices in courts and tribunals, with far-reaching ramifications including legal liability and reputational harm.Will yours stand up to scrutiny?Find out how to protect yourself at this webinar, where legal expert Fay Calderone, of MatthewsFolbigg Lawyers, will explain:Areas of individual legal liability, and potential exposure to penalties;The HR practices most often criticised by courts and tribunals;Considerations when…See More
Sep 25, 2014
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Workplace Psychological Injury Risks at Your desk

September 18, 2014 from 11am to 12:30pm
Are your organisation's HR processes capable of meeting evolving bullying, harassment and discrimination challenges, and minimising or preventing legal claims arising from inappropriate workplace behaviour, overwork and performance management?Do your managers respond appropriately when issues are raised, to defuse conflict early and with minimal disruption?Learn how to minimise the risks and impact of psychological injury claims at this HR Daily webinar.Over 90 minutes (including live Q&A…See More
Aug 15, 2014
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Workplace Psychological Injury Risks at Your desk

September 18, 2014 from 11am to 12:30pm
Are your organisation's HR processes capable of meeting evolving bullying, harassment and discrimination challenges, and minimising or preventing legal claims arising from inappropriate workplace behaviour, overwork and performance management?Do your managers respond appropriately when issues are raised, to defuse conflict early and with minimal disruption?Learn how to minimise the risks and impact of psychological injury claims at this HR Daily webinar.Over 90 minutes (including live Q&A…See More
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Terminating Poor Performers at Your desk

August 7, 2014 from 11am to 12:30pm
Even when you are clearly justified in terminating an employee for poor performance, failing to do so properly can have major ramifications.What happens if there is no paper trail of performance management?What if previous performance reviews have been 'good'?What if nobody has held the difficult conversations?What if personal or other issues are involved?Learn how to handle the risks and roadblocks when managing poor performers at this HR Daily webinar.See More
Jul 7, 2014
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'Own goals' when consulting to HR

This post takes a light-hearted look at the common gripes in-house HR professionals have with consultants. The author is known to HR Daily and works in the HR space, but has chosen to remain anonymous. If you're an HR consultant and would like to provide a counter view, please get in touch! If you work in an organisation, especially in HR, chances are you've engaged the services of an external consultant – someone with expertise you don't…See More
May 29, 2014

Comment Wall (6 comments)

At 11:51 on July 15, 2011, Michael Burns said…
I think the HR Community is a great idea. I've already found some useful information!
At 14:04 on July 18, 2011, Kristie McMaster said…
Thanks Jo, looking forward to seeing the community grow and being involved.
At 21:17 on July 22, 2011, Jayne Griffiths said…

Thanks Jo, what a great idea!

Jayne

At 10:43 on July 26, 2011, Tessa Taylor said…

Hey Jo! 

Great idea, I'm a student and It is so fantastic to read about HR from professional insiders!

Question: Where would I post a question for a bit of feedback?  I'm really keen to get some information on interview tips for students... 

 

Cheers, 

Tessa

At 18:25 on July 29, 2011, Susan Rochester said…
Hi Jo.  Thanks for setting this up - great idea!
At 12:06 on February 21, 2012, Michael Brisciana said…

Jo, 

Thanks so much for featuring my "Fierce Conversations" column the other day.  It just so happens that it was my birthday, which made for a special treat!

Thanks again,

Michael Brisciana

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