The Fair Work Commission’s (FWC) new bullying jurisdiction will commence on 1 January 2014.
How will it work?
Having a good work life balance is becoming more of a challenge with employees being confined to the office for over 40 hours a week. For some this has meant that hanging out with colleagues during lunch breaks or grabbing the occasional beer after work together to wind down, has become the norm.
Do friendships in the workplace create a harmonious environment or a destructive one?
Traditionalists would argue that friends have no place in the office…Continue
This week we spoke to Claire Boulton, Director of Threads and Style, an Australian online shopping and styling website for women. Last year Claire took the plunge by leaving her full time job behind to start researching and planning her dream online shopping site. Since its launch, Threads and Style has been hugely successful and has even made a profit in its first year of…Continue
Sheryl Sandberg’s recently published book “Lean In” has been described as the modern manifesto for women in the workplace. I can also attest that it offers just as much value for men. Despite having worked both with and for women for decades the book gave me a clearer perspective the unique challenges and difficult decisions women face while managing their careers.
“Lean In” also highlights a significant issue faced by employers when it comes to how to retain female…Continue