Why It's A 'Glorious Time' To Be In HR

There has been a quiet explosion of cloud based HR applications during the past few years, and venture capital firms are literally throwing money at the companies that make them.
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Theft in the workplace - what are the costs to employers and how should it be managed?

Theft in the workplace costs Australian employers on many levels: loss of revenue, recruitment, low staff morale and time. These and other factors highlight the importance of employers having adequate policies and procedures...
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Dr Who? Australia's FWC Says the Company Can Decide
A recent decision by the Full Bench of Australia's Fair Work Commission has held that an employer has the right to direct an employee to attend a company doctor for an assessment to verify his or her fitness for work
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Surge in people mixing employment with their own businesses
A recent report from the Resolution Foundation think-tank on the changing nature of self-employment in the UK says government figures show that 90,000 self-employed people have a second job.
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Top-tier law firms axe hundreds of jobs
The nationís biggest law firms are in the midst of an employment shake-out with hundreds of jobs disappearing as the firms slash costs in the face of flat demand and intense competition.
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Opinion - Itís Time to Split HR
Itís time to say good-bye to the Department of Human Resources. Well, not the useful tasks it performs. But the department per se must go.
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Union urges public servants not to yield pay rises and workplace rights
The main public servants' union has urged staff not to cave in to the Abbott government's threats as a wage freeze takes hold across the bureaucracy. Almost all federal public servants' workplace agreements expired last week, which means strikes and other forms of industrial action are now a legal option available to staff.
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