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22

Jul

2015

Strategies for retaining older workers

From a post by hrdaily: Employees over the age of 50 will comprise an increasing share of Australia's workforce in coming decades, and employers that want to make the most of this "expanding, untapped resource" should set the foundations now, according to business performance specialist Sally Kirkright. "Although an ageing workforce presents new challenges, it also brings new opportunities and benefits," says Kirkright, the CEO of AccessEAP. "Employers should look at creating a ...

14

Jul

2015

Employee Stories and 5 More Ways to Get Authenticity into Your Branding Message

From a post by hrdaily: Despite the fact that turnover is 28 per cent lower at organisations with a strong employment brand, fewer than one in five Australian companies have a defined employer branding strategy, according to a report from Harrier Human Capital. Employers without a strategy leave their brands in the hands of employees, who might be "telling a story that may not be the story you want to hear in the marketplace", says CEO Kelly Quirk. The report recommends taking an ...

7

Jul

2015

Study Finds Male Employees More Likely to be Sexually Harassed by Men than Women

From a post by HRdaily: Male employees are two times more likely to accuse other men of sexual harassment than they are to accuse women, a new Queensland University of Technology study has found. The study, which analyses sexual harassment complaints lodged in all of the Australian federal, state and territory equal opportunity commissions over a "prolonged period", found that although most cases (78.4%) involve female employees making complaints against male employees, more than ...

7

Jul

2015

Workers Bias Against Older Colleagues Unfounded

From  a post by hrdaily: It's not just employers that are inherently biased against older workers, according to new research. Nearly one-third (29%) of Australian workers believe over 55s are less productive and take more sick leave, the latest Randstad Workmonitor report found. "In reality, productivity levels are comparable throughout the generations, and absenteeism is actually often lower in the 55+ age group than among younger employees," said Steve Shepherd, employment market ...

1

Jul

2015

Could your Organisation Benefit From Reverse Mentoring?

From a post by hrdaily: Reverse mentoring is an under-rated but valuable way for companies to break down generational biases and build mutual respect between senior leaders and younger workers, according to a specialist in the field. The concept of reverse mentoring was developed by GE CEO Jack Welch in the 1990s, as a way to bring senior employees up to speed with new technology. But Right Management account director Lizzie Allen told HR Daily today's best exponents are reaping ...
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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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