Human resource management


Should I hire the “generalists” or the “specialists”?

11:03PM | Monday, 15 November 2010 |  Figure out what your weaknesses are before you start the recruitment process, then hire for the long-term.

Review your working from home practices

10:53PM | Friday, 28 October 2011 |  If you have employees working from home, you need to start thinking about OH&S practices.

Start-ups urged to be flexible with overworked staff

9:00AM | Thursday, 8 September 2011 |  Start-ups have been urged to introduce flexibility in the workplace after a major new study found that nearly half of Australian employees are not compensated for the overtime hours they work.

How to perform Staff Appraisals/Reviews

7:05PM | Friday, 1 July 2011 | 

Make your staff understand why your business is important

4:05PM | Tuesday, 19 April 2011 |  It is crucial that your employees understand where they fit into the bigger picture of your business.

HR warning as IBM faces $1.1m sexual harassment case

4:35PM | Friday, 15 April 2011 |  Businesses have been urged to build a HR infrastructure, regardless of their size, following the lodging of a major sexual harassment claim by an IBM employee.

Gerry Harvey

2:06AM | Thursday, 17 February 2011 |  Businesses are made by people. We’ve proven time and time again that you can have a wonderful shop, and put a bloke in there who’s no good, and he’ll stuff it up.

Paid Parental Leave explained

11:16PM | Monday, 29 November 2010 |  In one month’s time, employers of all sizes will have to contend with the Paid Parental Leave scheme. Here’s what you need to know.

Casual Christmas parties ideal for start-ups

11:45PM | Friday, 19 November 2010 |  An HR expert says start-ups should opt for casual Christmas parties amid reports of a return to corporate opulence in the wake of the GFC.

Develop a hiring plan

11:43PM | Thursday, 18 November 2010 |  If you are like hundreds of thousands of entrepreneurs around Australia and are convinced that 2011 is going to be a big year for your company, then it’s time for some serious planning.