What does ‘work’ look like for you and your team in this current situation? If your team is working remotely, there may be a lack of certainty about when we may all be able to return to work as we knew it, and when we do, what will it be like? Even over conferencing platforms […]
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Being a leader means you’re tasked with many responsibilities, across managing people and teams, organisational expectations and performance. Not every Leader is awesome at all parts of leading teams – here are 4 common mistakes you may be making.
How can leaders make things feel as normal as possible to support ‘business as usual’ when we’re certainly not in a ‘business as usual’ environment? So here we are at the beginning of a seismic disruption to workplaces all around the world with the COVID-19 response. Organisations are shifting the way they’re doing businesses, some […]
If your job requires you to work outside, the recent bushfires and dust storms may put your and your staff at risk of exposure to air pollution. As an employer you need to be aware of your legal obligations. Under the Work Health Safety Act 2011, employers have a duty to, so far as is […]
For many, 2020 has been a rough start to the year. With the horrific bushfires in Australia and fear of the spread of Coronavirus globally and locally, many workplaces are dealing with staff directly or indirectly impacted by trauma emanating from these events. Some lost loved ones, their homes and/or animals in the fires or […]
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Shutterstock Theo Veldsman, University of Johannesburg There is a pressing need for intelligent leaders who are able to deal effectively with today’s challenges and demands – and those of the future. But intelligence alone is not sufficient. It is simply a “blunt” tool that enables leaders to get things done. Too often leaders are intelligence […]
Tackling hidden issues for older workers delivers wide-ranging returns Ruth Williams, University of Melbourne The latest ABS labour force statistics show a steady trend developing. Both the unemployment rate at 6.1% and the participation rate at 65% have remained stable since March 2015. This smooth trend bodes well for Australia as a whole. However, as […]
Productivity push should focus on Frontline Managers Daryll Hull, Macquarie University Australia has more than two million registered businesses, and at least equally that number of actual places of work. These range from one and two person workplaces to groups of 100 people plus. These work places are the front line in the productivity debate. […]
Everything you need to know about workplace bullying Frances McGregor, University of Huddersfield Whether it happens in the playground or in the workplace, bullying can be enormously distressing and disturbing for anyone on the receiving end. Stories crop up in many places including allegations made during employment tribunals, political parties of all sizes and by […]