Human Resources must adapt quickly to changes in the workplace to remain relevant and useful.
The way victimisation cases are interpreted by the courts often leaves employees defenceless and gives employers excessive managerial powers.
Banning relationships is likely to be ineffective and may result in disengagement, secrecy and resentment by employees of the encroachment of employment policies into genuinely private matters.
Even with the most favourable laws, unions will still need to confront the reality of a dramatic transformation in the world of work.
Pets have become a major part of our lives, with many millennials opting for a dog or cat instead of children. What should employers do to accommodate pet owners?
Sex discrimination law has limited capacity to address the gender pay gap.
Rather than being distracting, open plan offices can actually work for certain situations.
Employees whose bosses give them some discretion over their work tasks are significantly more likely to engage in political behaviours outside work.
New research reveals a happy work force is likely to increase a business's profitability.
LGBTI employees relocating for a foreign assignment are likely to experience additional hardships compared to the typical expatriate.
It is easy to forget that the James Bond franchise is firmly set in the world of work. Bond's evolution reflects changing attitudes to the workplace.
Sears Canada's bankruptcy should alert employees and regulators alike to rethink defined-benefit pensions.
Chinese professionals are influenced by the Confucian values. This means they are uncomfortable with refusing tasks or questioning directions, unlike their Australian counterparts.
Is it time to put a moratorium on the meaningless word 'leadership?' In the business world, leadership now often simply means performing mundane managerial duties.
Businesses are not considering that roles need to be redesigned to be part-time and this causes problems in managing employees' workloads and interacting with other employees.
The history of the office illustrates not only how our work has changed but also how work's physical spaces respond to cultural, technological and social forces.
Rather than just catering to one stereotype of worker, people who use coworking spaces actually come from different backgrounds, professions and ages.
Finding the feedback balance is hard. Millennials are seeking more feedback while baby boomers tend to want to get on with the job.
It's there ... but it changes over time.
Breach of a psychological contract in the workplace can irreparably damage relationships and produce a number of undesirable outcomes.