It takes more than cocktails and table football to make a happy workforce. Respect and job security are vital.
With the intensity of competition across many industries, financial institutions such as ANZ need to be agile and respond to changes quickly to maintain business.
The agile working style was originally designed by tech companies for efficiency in software development but now one of Australia's big four banks wants to implement this.
Employees in the study were willing to put their own interests before their employers for money.
Employees in this study would forgo A$1 million for their employer, to gain as little as A$500 personally.
What do we need to learn today to work with the robots of tomorrow?
Cultural differences between Eastern and Western employees in the workplace are a factor in the loss of company performance.
East Asian employees make up a sizeable portion of the workforce but they are often misunderstood as lacking in communication skills.
A shift to open-plan offices means interpersonal and influencing skills are more important than ever.
So-called 'soft skills' – including interpersonal skills, critical thinking and relationship-building – are rated as being important across all jobs and industries.
There are reasons to believe the promise of people analytics may not live up to the hype.
Despite its promises, people analytics has serious ethical implications and can adversely affect organisations and how people are treated at work.
Hot-desking tends to affect different employees differently – it tends to produce winners and losers.
Having a job plays an important role in our overall happiness – yet research also shows most of us are unhappy while we're at work.
Forcing women to wear high heels at work is discriminatory, but it will take more than the law to change dress codes.
Ford Motor Company's attempts (and failure) to monitor its employees offers some lessons in why we should question the use of wearable tech by companies today.
Burnout is a growing problem for the modern workplace. It has an impact on organisational costs, as well as employee health and well-being.
Mike Ashley’s company is in the spotlight.
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Sports Direct is neither the first nor the last company to face a reputation crisis – and it can bounce back.
Shared work spaces can be counterproductive for the employees who work in them.
Research shows shared work spaces are not just distracting but bad for workplace friendships.
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.