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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…


Added by Jo Knox on May 29, 2014 at 10:24 — No Comments

Have your say on workplace gender reporting

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…


Added by Jo Knox on May 15, 2014 at 14:17 — No Comments

What's in the Opposition's IR policy?

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…


Added by Jo Knox on May 9, 2013 at 18:30 — 2 Comments

Blogging tips from a pedantic editor

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…


Added by Jo Knox on March 20, 2013 at 16:00 — 2 Comments

An outsider's insightful view of HR

Attending HRIZON this week I enjoyed the welcoming message of Wurundjeri Elder Aunty Diane Kerr, a descendant of the traditional owners of Melbourne.

Despite only recently learning that "HR people…


Added by Jo Knox on September 27, 2012 at 10:09 — 2 Comments

Are you going to HRIZON?

The 14th World Human Resource Congress (HRIZON) is on in Melbourne this week, and I'm excited to be attending.

I'll be adding my coverage of the event to HR Daily from Thursday, but I'd love to see some HR Daily Community members blogging about the sessions here as well. Whether you just share a few quotes or write…


Added by Jo Knox on September 24, 2012 at 15:42 — 2 Comments

Sixteen tips for writing great HR blog posts

I've been writing about human resources for 12 years now. Although journalism differs from blogging in many ways, some writing principles apply across the board.

Here are my top tips for sharing memorable blog posts on the HR Daily Community (and elsewhere).…


Added by Jo Knox on May 2, 2012 at 14:30 — No Comments

How to pitch your HR stories to media

This week I gave a conference presentation on the topic of media pitches, specifically in relation to sharing stories with an HR audience. As I said at the time, I only realised during my preparation that the workings of a newsroom are quite mysterious to an outsider, and many of you who would like to be…


Added by Jo Knox on March 22, 2012 at 10:33 — 3 Comments

Announcing the launch of HR Daily Jobs

Since launching HR Daily in 2008, we've had hundreds of requests from HR professionals and employers to provide a channel through which they can connect. Finally, after months of testing and fine tuning, we're almost ready to go.

We're hoping you can help with this final stage (and let us give something back in return).

To help us launch …


Added by Jo Knox on January 30, 2012 at 15:00 — No Comments

Blogging over the Christmas/New Year break

This week I'll be promoting HR Daily Community blog posts on Thursday, as we're publishing a special end-of year wrap in HR Daily on Friday. That will be our final edition for the year, and we'll resume publishing on Monday 23 January.

Over the Christmas/New Year break we welcome continued blogging on the HR Daily Community by its current members. We'll do a wrap of these posts on Friday 27 January.

New memberships requested during this time will require approval, which may…


Added by Jo Knox on December 13, 2011 at 13:35 — No Comments

Great posts - keep them coming!

Just a quick note to highlight some of the more popular recent content on HR Daily Community.

Nicole Underwood's post on how to spice up weekly meetings and Liza Garrido's on resignation triggers have had more than 2000 visits each, while Karen Schmidt's post…


Added by Jo Knox on December 7, 2011 at 16:00 — 2 Comments

HRD+ launch offer for Community members

We're having a birthday this week - on Friday HR Daily is turning three! We're pretty excited about this and are celebrating by launching some new offerings.

One of these is HRD+. This new section of the HR Daily website will feature premium content in the form of employer case studies, podcasts and streamed webinars - a broad selection of HR learning materials that you can access online and on-demand.

You can check out our subscription rates…


Added by Jo Knox on November 16, 2011 at 15:08 — No Comments

Performance management versus policy

I just came across this comic and thought you'd all enjoy it...

Added by Jo Knox on November 2, 2011 at 9:01 — 2 Comments

Announcing our winner

Congratulations go to Nicole Underwood this week for her post, Who will carry your vision? Tips to develop your successor, which has won her a complimentary pass to our upcoming event: "How to manage - and lift - workforce performance" (read more about the event…


Added by Jo Knox on October 20, 2011 at 12:00 — No Comments

Win a free pass to "How to manage - and lift - workforce performance"

Hi all, and welcome to our new members.

We now have nearly 100 blog posts on HR Daily Community, so I'd like to thank each of you who has contributed in the nearly three months that we've been up and running.

To those of you who haven't posted…


Added by Jo Knox on October 4, 2011 at 16:48 — No Comments

Why you should blog more (or start!)

The rate of blogging on the HR Daily Community has slowed a little this week, so I thought I'd share some stats that might inspire you to get writing!

In the six weeks since our launch, the Community has had nearly 10,000 visits, and 18,000 page views, 15,000 of which were individual blog posts.…


Added by Jo Knox on August 24, 2011 at 15:30 — 1 Comment

The ideas behind "HR Daily Community"

We're launching this new "HR Daily Community" for a few reasons.


Firstly, to give more HR professionals a voice. When we started featuring external blog posts on HR Daily it seemed as though there were only a handful of people writing (in Australia) in this space, but over the past couple of years that number has grown significantly.


Many of these people still don't have the kind of reach they say they'd like to, so we hope that by bringing them…


Added by Jo Knox on July 12, 2011 at 12:44 — 2 Comments

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