An increasing number of companies have well-being policies, but some can do more harm than good.
The pressure is often too much.
Rising suicides form part of the profound transformations in the workplace that have taken place over the past 30 years.
Two former IT professionals in Melbourne have recently opened a community makers workshop.
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Unable to produce high-quality, meaningful results in their paid work, people are increasingly looking to satisfy this need in their leisure time.
Dress codes in the workplace have a long and complicated history for women – especially those in corporate life.
Regardless of the channels through which it is done, most employees want to have a say in how their workplaces are run.
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.
The biggest barriers for workplace programs which are aimed at preventing violence against women are sexism and discrimination.
Programs that aim to prevent violence against women through gender equality at work are facing opposition from leaders who don't see it as a workplace issue.
It’s a tough time of year.
Laughter really is the best medicine for a wide range of problems at work – from dealing with tension to identifying workplace conflict.
China's aviation industry is bucking the global economic slowdown. But the women that fuel it are facing burnout.
Mind the gap.
Some data shows the gap in employment rates between disabled and non-disabled working-age people has gone down. But other data says the opposite. Here's why.
Amabots at work.
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Is the recent exposé of the harsh working conditions at Amazon all that surprising?
A coworking paradise.
Coworking is on the rise, but the jury's still out on whether or not it's a good thing.
Think you’re being modest? Think again.
Despite your genuine intentions, your friends or colleagues may not be as excited as you think to hear your good news.
No amount of yoga will save us from the effects of overwork.
More and more workplaces are turning to the wellness industry to try and solve the problem of overwork.
Heat is costing the Australian economy through productivity losses.
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Heat cost Australia nearly A$7 billion in 2014, which is bad news given climate forecasts of hotter and more frequent heatwaves.
Researchers are turning their attention to what makes creativity work in organisations.
Sebastiaan ter Burg
Creativity is credited with providing the capability for organisations to generate unique intellectual property, unique methods and processes – so how is it generated and promoted?
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The workplace is a key site for religion's expression and constraint – and the law is playing catch up to public sentiment on its rightful role.
Time to make this a relic.
How Norway introduced a quota system to increase the number of women on boards – and business benefited more broadly
Is your office all smiles?
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