Daniel Cummins
  • NSW
  • Australia

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What would you like to share about yourself?
I joined Employment Innovations (EI) in November 2012 following a dynamic career teaching HSC English at a Sydney Independent school. I completed my master’s in Human Resource Management in 2012 and I now work alongside the Legal Division regarding employment law queries and migration.
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What areas of HR are you particularly passionate about?
My interests are end-to-end recruitment, HR strategy, organisational culture and performance management.
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Daniel Cummins's Blog

Change Management Procedures and Anti-Discrimination Policies

Posted on March 26, 2013 at 13:52 0 Comments

You might think that a recent decision in the Queensland Civil and Administrative Tribunal regarding the dismissal of a pregnant employee would have managers reaching for their anti-discrimination policy – but what they should be doing is reviewing change management procedures.

Cook v Commanding Communications Pty Ltd and Ors [2013] QCAT 24

This decision centred on the allegation of a casual telesales employee who exhibited emotional outbursts and became upset…


The Art and Science of Leadership

Posted on January 22, 2013 at 13:58 0 Comments

The recent discovery of a leadership gene has reignited debate around the historically popular concept of a magic leadership trait. Research from the University College London indicates that there is a gene associated with directing and coordinating people. Does this mean that some have an innate advantage to gaining upper-level positions over others?  While leaders across the nation offer self-congratulatory pats on the back for beating natural selection, let’s step back and reassess what…


What do Employees Want (for Christmas)?

Posted on December 20, 2012 at 9:30 0 Comments

It is well documented that financial incentives can be strong contributor to job satisfaction. With this is mind, businesses can expect a spike in workplace satisfaction with holiday bonuses looming, but is it reasonable for employers to also expect rejuvenated performance in the New Year?

 While satisfaction does play a part in motivation, the two should not be confused. One is a state of emotion…


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