Learn how employers can make a return to the office, after a long period of work from home, easier for employees.
As lockdown ease around the world and businesses start to operate as normal, employers ought to be discretionary. Many employees are experiencing mental breakdown due…Continue
Added by Ariaa Reeds on June 30, 2020 at 18:51 — No Comments
Australia is about to enter an age unparalleled in our history: the age of the great retirement. Our largest generation ever, the Baby Boomers, will soon exit the workforce forever, leaving 4 million vacant positions in their wake and taking an enormous amount of corporate knowledge, wisdom, and expertise with them.
And with this exit could come devastating consequences. …Continue
Added by Sandy Hutchison on June 29, 2020 at 7:00 — No Comments
The Fair Work Commission (FWC) was recently invited to consider a jurisdictional objection in a matter involving a personal trainer who used the premises of a gym to conduct his own…Continue
Added by Jonathan Mamaril on June 26, 2020 at 14:30 — No Comments
Top 10 reasons why your organisation should have training in bullying harassment sexual harassment
Training your employees of all levels in bullying, harassment and sexual harassment shouldn’t be a “nice to have”, “we’ll get around to it” or “maybe one day”, it’s an imperative, today. Not convinced here are the top ten reasons why your organisation should have training in bullying, harassment and…Continue
Added by Phil O'Brien on June 26, 2020 at 14:23 — No Comments
As the world is reeling from the coronavirus pandemic, millions of workers across the globe are slowly returning to their jobs. They are fearful more than ever that the environment they work in will be safe enough to continue as usual.…Continue
Added by Daniel Brown on June 25, 2020 at 20:03 — No Comments
Boosting productivity is the goal of every company. This is easier said than done, as there are numerous factors at play, employees’ stress being just one of them. Luckily, you can reduce the stress your workers are exposed to by creating a leisure room where they would…Continue
Added by Emily Wilson on June 25, 2020 at 17:27 — No Comments
I have investigated a large number of sexual harassment complaints this article busting the myths contains most of the excuses for the behaviour that I have heard when interviewing perpetrators.
I believe that when it comes to sexual harassment the behaviour is;
Deliberate – Where the perpetrator knowingly behaves in a sexually harassing manner towards the victim.
Offensive – Where the person subjected to the…
Added by Phil O'Brien on June 25, 2020 at 7:30 — No Comments
Added by Shane Koelmeyer on June 22, 2020 at 10:42 — No Comments
Australian workers are slowly, but surely, returning to their workplaces. According to the Australian Bureau of Statistics’ fifth Household Impacts of COVID-19 Survey, only 53% of Australians felt comfortable returning to work.
Whilst the office may seem familiar, the ways of working will have altered: the office floor plan and where employees are situated may have changed, not all employees will enter the office daily, some may arrive and leave for the day at off-peak times…Continue
Added by Stephen Moore on June 24, 2020 at 19:24 — No Comments
Australia is reopening, and businesses are beginning to plan their return to the workplace. A well-thought out and meticulous approach is critical now more than ever. The return to work post-pandemic is not like any other kind of return to work any of us have experienced before and there are multiple aspects to consider. Logistics, travel arrangements, sanitation measures are all going to be priorities that most of us haven’t had to worry about too much…Continue
Added by Sara Kaplan on June 23, 2020 at 17:30 — No Comments
Anyone giving you that nails on a chalk board feeling currently?
With so much going on at the moment people may be getting on your nerves a little more easily.
Added by Jennifer Backhouse on June 23, 2020 at 17:06 — No Comments
In April 2020, temporary amendments were introduced into the Fair Work Act 2009 (Cth) (FW Act) to support the JobKeeper scheme. The provisions permit eligible employers to give certain directions to eligible employees in relation to reducing hours or days of work and/or temporarily changing their usual duties, location of work or days and times of work.
In addition, the JobKeeper provisions…Continue
Added by Shane Koelmeyer on June 22, 2020 at 10:34 — No Comments
There are many team-building benefits of the coaching leadership style, it identifies strengths, encourages learning, accelerates self-development, drives collaboration, increases engagement, improves performance, and that is by no means a comprehensive list.
That is why we want to share with you one of the tools of a coaching leader – the coaching conversation. Coaching conversations work a little…Continue
Added by Mark Brand on June 23, 2020 at 16:30 — No Comments
Added by Shane Koelmeyer on June 22, 2020 at 10:22 — No Comments
Despite representing nearly 20% of the Australian population, people with disabilities are severely underrepresented in the workforce and face numerous barriers to employment.
This year, People Solutions undertook a research project to examine the challenges that organisations face in employing people with disabilities, the gaps between best practice and actual practice among organisations in Western Australia, and what can be done to improve these practices. We conducted…Continue
Added by Amy Cooper on June 23, 2020 at 14:00 — No Comments
The Chief Operating Officer of Macarthur and South West United FC (the Club) has launched legal proceedings against the Club, the Club Chair and another director alleging breaches of the general protections provisions under the Fair Work Act 2009 (Cth) (FW Act).
The FW Act provides…
Added by Shane Koelmeyer on June 22, 2020 at 10:00 — No Comments
Careers are funny things. When we reflect on them, we can always tell a narrative; explain how one opportunity seamlessly turned into the next until we reach an endgame. Yet when we’re living them, they can feel like a different experience entirely. Often we find ourselves happily meandering; jumping from one job to the next and not taking it all too seriously. Sometimes, we make what we think are enlightened moves, only to take a step in the wrong direction. Other times still, we fall into…Continue
Added by Sandy Hutchison on June 22, 2020 at 7:00 — No Comments
With many businesses having considered reducing the size of their workforce, it seemed one of the most talked about topics was unfair dismissal claims. Businesses were keen to ensure that in response to the downturn in revenue their corresponding economic situation was justification alone for any dismissal being fair.
For what percentage of businesses did the Covid-19 lockdown…Continue
Added by Catherine Gillespie on June 17, 2020 at 6:00 — No Comments
Job sites are really popular today for anyone to find the right job or for any firm to hire the perfect candidates. These sites, however, also house large quantities of aggregated data which provides good insights for job trends, salary levels, competitors‘ info and many others. While these job sites are overwhelmed with a massive volume of data, recruiters should know how to leverage and make full use of them…Continue
Added by Erika Fu on June 18, 2020 at 14:00 — No Comments
For many, 2020 has been far from the professional year they’d hoped. Between the Australian bushfires and Brexit, many employees the world over were already under pressure - yet now, it’s a completely different ballgame.
The coronavirus pandemic has hit the world like a tonne of bricks, and its impacts are being felt everywhere. As economies essentially grind to a halt, entire cities shut down and most people are…Continue
Added by Teigan Margetts on June 16, 2020 at 17:00 — No Comments