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15

Feb

2016

Job Ads Up - Education & Training 32% and Hospitality 10%

From a post by hrdaily:

The Australian job market has been growing for 24 consecutive months, according to job board Seek.

The number of new listings in August was 1.9 per cent higher than in the previous month, and 11 per cent higher year-on-year.

The five sectors showing the biggest growth in job ads are education and training; farming; design and architecture; call centre and customer service; and marketing and communications.

25

Nov

2015

Bored at Work? Your Sanity Isn't the Only Thing at Risk

From a post by SafeWork NSW:

BORED AT WORK? YOUR SANITY ISN'T THE ONLY THING AT RISK
A study in Finland has illustrated that being bored at work can be a contributing factor to poor health and well-being. The study looked at 87 Finnish organisations and how being physically present but unmotivated at work can be as costly to your workers as it can be to your organisation.

28

Oct

2015

The Top Three Priorities for Workers Under 55 Are the Same

From a post by hrdaily:

Many employers believe they need to manage each generation differently in order to keep them all engaged and motivated, but according to Hay Group research, this is a myth.
There are currently five different generations in the workforce; each with different perceptions and characteristics, Hay Group director Wendy Montague told an HR Daily webinar last week.

21

Sep

2015

Future Proof Your Talent Strategy - 6 Tips

From a post by hrdaily:

Employers need a talent strategy that will work "for today and tomorrow", rather than just meeting their current requirements, says the report.
To achieve that, it recommends six steps, comprising:

28

Jul

2015

Tribunal Warns Against Blaming Harassment Victims

From a post by hrdaily: An employee who suffered ongoing sexual harassment by her manager should not bear any of the blame for continuing to put herself in close proximity to him, a tribunal has ruled. The manager and owner of the Geelong West Licensed Post Office sexually harassed his employee over a four-month period in 2013, the Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal heard. The incidents began when he suddenly kissed her to "test the waters" and a few days later said "let's ...
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The office Christmas party can be a great place to unwind, celebrate your wins and socialise with your staff and work colleagues. But unwind a little too much, or fail to act on employee’s complaints about inappropriate behaviour towards them, and your business, culture and potentially bottom line can take a big hit.
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