There's a widening global crisis in the legitimacy and credibility of leadership. It can be attributed to five sources: unable; unintelligent; immature; immoral and/or destructive leadership.
Employers are increasingly using potential employees' social media accounts to determine their suitability for jobs. A new study finds employees are uncomfortable with this but accept the practice.
An open-plan office is not all it's cracked up to be but the alternative, segmented spaces, has its downsides as well.
Research shows pregnant women are still being discriminated against in unfair dismissal cases, when employers say they are redundant.
7-Eleven’s decision to take charge of the compensation process for underpaid workers highlights the problems with voluntary commitments and underlines the need for increased legal accountability.
While there has been a rise in contracting out and 'disruptors' such as Uber, employment is an will remain the dominant method of business operation in a capitalist setting.
In an increasingly individualised workplace, unions can no longer rely on organising tactics to survive. Instead, they need to undertake a major "rebranding".
Even though union membership has dropped to just 15%, unions still have an important role to play in ensuring that workers have meaningful input into how their workplaces are run.
Workplace democracy is declining, but the idea that this is the fault solely of unions or employers is misguided. Widespread reform is needed.
Employees who admitted to being emotionally manipulative in a survey may also be perceived as being emotionally intelligent in their workplaces, a study has found.
Some suggest half of current jobs will be lost to automation over the next decade or two. But it's far too early to pit man versus machine.
Employers need to move beyond promoting mental health to preventing psychological harm at work.
Australian discrimination laws offer some protection for employees wanting to disclose their mental illness, but it doesn't make the decision any easier.
New data shows Australians are spending more on mental health services and with costs to business in the millions, it's time employers realised good mental health is good for the bottom line too.
Talk about the future of work is in the air these days, but will all the chatter lead to action and better living standards for tomorrow's workers?
A significant share of the workforce wakes up every day without knowing at what time they'll work – or even if they will earn anything at all.
The changes President Obama proposed are hardly radical and are in keeping with the original spirit of the Fair Labor Standards Act.
The president's proposal to more than double the overtime threshold was a good first step, but he shouldn't stop there.
The amount our workers produce has been stagnant for a while now, but there is a boost to be had in increasing labour force involvement in their jobs and the business.
A more likely reason for businesses' current interest in happiness and wellbeing has to do with cold hard economics and shifts in the labour force. Happiness, in short, is good for business.