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Overcoming the sorry state of most apologies

Your workplace culture should acknowledge that people make mistakes and help your staff to learn from them. An important part of this is knowing when and how to apologise. Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, the CEOs of banks and financial institutions before...

The vulnerable workers Act is now law. Are you ready?

Are you a franchisor? Or a franchisee? Does your company have subsidiaries? If you answered “yes” you are in the sights of new laws which commenced on Friday 15 September. Even if you answered “no”, you should keep reading, as the higher penalties relating to payslip...

4 Simple Tips For A Happier Healthier Workday

Amidst your stressful and crazed work routine, it’s easy to fall into a pattern of behaviour that drains and wears you down. Having a happier, healthier workday is an attainable reality that can be reached by simply starting a few new habits. By taking...

Serial complainers – Why do they do it?

Got a serial complainer? Here's how to cope   A serial complainer can make your workplace pretty uncomfortable but don't dismiss them out of hand – there may be underlying issues you need to be aware of. Employees should be encouraged to speak up before...

5 days’ unpaid domestic violence leave approved in all awards

The push for domestic violence leave in modern awards has been successful with the Fair Work Commission deciding on five days' of unpaid leave. All employees – including casuals – will be entitled to unpaid family and domestic violence leave, the Fair Work Commission...

Discouraging employees from speaking up is just not cricket

What Australia's cricket ball tampering episode can tell you about getting your workers to speak up about problems in your business. Ball tampering by Australian test cricket players dominated the headlines during the team's tour of South Africa. Public reaction to...

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