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Emotional intelligence for an agile workplace

Thursday, 11 August 2022 3:00PM

Natalie Nicholson

Never before have we experienced such a dramatic change to the workplace. The last three years have had an indelible impact on the future of work, and transformed employee rela

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Employers must rethink their approach to internal communications

Tuesday, 09 August 2022 9:30PM

Jacqueline (Jaci) Burns

In the last twelve months, a huge proportion of knowledge workers—the likes of accountants, lawyers, analysts, consultants, and programmers—have achieved at least a degree of

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A force not to be reckoned with: Requesting health information from employees

Wednesday, 20 July 2022 7:00AM

Shane Koelmeyer

A recent decision of the NSW Industrial Relations Commission (NSW IRC) has highlighted one of the pertinent issues currently being faced by employers – that is, to what extent

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Busting 5 myths about finding purpose in your work & life

Wednesday, 03 August 2022 5:00PM

phil preston

Have you ever thought about the level of purpose in your work and life? The disruptions of late may have prompted you or your people to reflect on why you do what you do, and

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No show cause: Employer’s lack of procedural fairness rendered the dismissal of his employee harsh

Wednesday, 06 July 2022 7:00AM

Shane Koelmeyer

Under the Fair Work Act 2009 (Cth) (FW Act), whether an employee’s dismissal was procedurally fair is a key factor in determining whether the dismissal was unfair. Procedural f

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How to identify a toxic work culture

Wednesday, 29 June 2022 10:30AM

Nick Hedges

It is no secret that workplaces need an inclusive, people-centric culture to thrive. This begs the question; why do toxic work cultures still exist, and more importantly, what

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A bone to pick: Assessing the “reasonableness” of additional hours

Tuesday, 28 June 2022 12:44PM

Shane Koelmeyer

Under the Fair Work Act 2009 (Cth) (the FW Act), employers are prohibited from requesting or requiring full-time employees to work more than 38 hours per week, unless those add

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Recruitment and selection: more important than breathing

Thursday, 30 June 2022 1:38PM

wayne faulkner

The selection of John Barilaro to a trade job in New York has focused attention on recruitment and selection practices both specifically in relation to that appointment and mor

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Hiring challenges in the dental industry – 4 solutions to consider

Thursday, 30 June 2022 10:00AM

Jonathan Mamaril

The dental industry is constantly battling against its public image, both in attracting patients, and attracting staff. This article looks at the special circumstances faced b

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The HomeWork debate: Managing returns to the workplace in the post-COVID-19 environment

Tuesday, 28 June 2022 12:30PM

Shane Koelmeyer

In the post COVID-19 environment, one of the most common issues faced by employers is facilitating the return of employees to the office or normal workplace. In particular, man

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Under examination: Employee dismissed for refusing a medical assessment, not for complaining about it

Tuesday, 28 June 2022 12:30PM

Shane Koelmeyer

Medical examinations are often used by employers to assess the fitness and capacity of employees, particularly when the employee is returning to work after a non-work-related i

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HR update: Minimum wage, award rate and superannuation increases

Monday, 27 June 2022 12:30PM

Nick Hedges

The Fair Work Commission has recently announced their decision regarding minimum wage and award rate increases which will come into effect on 1 July 2022. Here’s what you need

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Step back: Employer fails to disprove adverse action claim

Wednesday, 18 May 2022 2:30PM

Shane Koelmeyer

A recent decision of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (the Court) has reaffirmed the standard of proof that is required to disprove allegations of unlawful adv

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Servant Leadership

Tuesday, 14 June 2022 12:30PM

Catherine Gillespie

Respect is one of those words we use so often we rarely pause to consider its meaning. It describes an attitude, yet its latin root, specere, to look, indicates that this is re

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The workplace is calling

Thursday, 09 June 2022 4:30PM

Louise Bowers

As the mobile coffee cart in the office building foyer splutters back to life again, the word is out – the workers are coming back.  Or are they? Anxiety may be rising for some

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Recruiting for the ideal team player

Wednesday, 01 June 2022 12:30PM

Nick Hedges

Effective recruitment practices are at the heart of every successful business and as we enter a new era of post-covid people practices, taking a fresh look at how we recruit; a

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Sham slam: Commission applies test confirmed by High Court in distinguishing between employee and contractor

Wednesday, 18 May 2022 2:30PM

Shane Koelmeyer

In a recent decision, the Fair Work Commission (FWC) has applied the test recently confirmed by the High Court of Australia in CFMMEU v Personnel Contracting Pty Ltd [2022] HCA

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