Category: Employee Performance

Leadership training for a complex world

By Kate Southam Being able to solve problems faster, cope with increasing amounts of stress and stay cool...

Executive hires judged too soon

By Kate Southam HR professionals are missing an opportunity to demonstrate the strategic role they play in their...

Care giving not hang overs drive sickies

By Kate Southam Caring for a family member and not a hang over is the most common reason...

How to tackle poor performance

Tackling underperformance requires a systematic approach. Ideally, it should start with an analysis of why some staff perform...

Overhaul for vocational education and training

By Cecily Anna-Bennett Australia’s  vocational education and training system will undergo significant reforms in order to raise productivity...

Budget aims to lift skills, participation

 By Kate Southam The Federal Budget has allocated $3 billion to boost workforce participation rates and skill...

Women key to workforce strategies

The Diversity Council of Australia claims women are the key to over coming worker shortages and underemployment. Nareen...

Bad managers adding to skills shortage

Poor management is threatening the retention of skilled staff, according to research by specialist finance recruitment firm Robert...

Top five sectors for jobs

By Kate Southam The child care sector, veterinary services, “integrated” logistics, the health sector and the finance sector...

Hockey calls for new IR debate

By Samantha Maiden     Unfair dismissal laws for small business and prescriptive rules on minimum hours of work...