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human resources Archives

Why you can’t underestimate the value of hiring older workers

Should astute hiring managers be looking towards the relatively untapped resource presented by the 19.4 per cent of our ...

The pros and cons of employer-sponsored egg freezing

A recent Australian study revealed strong support for employer-sponsored egg freezing and experts predict a rise in the ...

How taking care of your team’s financial worries can boost productivity

Giving your staff the tools to take control of their finances can have a positive impact on their mental wellbeing, as w...

Science-backed strategies to foster inclusion in your team

If you are leading a remote or hybrid team, chances are that you have become more aware of the need to foster connection...

3 ways leaders can create culture while WFH

Since the pandemic it, leaders are suddenly required to be both crisis managers and future work designers. Here's how yo...

How to create a great place to work during Covid

Employees are less engaged with work since it transitioned to online.

This is the outdated recruitment practice retailers are still using

Too many retailers still utilise outdated recruitment practices, hiring solely for experience and skill without consider...
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Opinion: When stylists become sales assistants

Savvy retailers now understand the importance of engaging experienced and qualified stylists.
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JobKeeper 2.0 is here. Is your business ready?

The Australian Government has extended the scheme until 28 March 2021. Here’s what you needed to know.
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Opinion: The new rules of employee engagement

It’s been a rollercoaster for employees this year. Here’s what it takes to continue building a culture for them that the...
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How I’m shaping the next generation of retail leaders

Head of retail Gabrielle Roux at womenswear brand Sheike is passionate about shaping the next generation of retail leade...
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Video: How the pandemic has changed how I lead

Since the pandemic, Hush Puppies and Clarks GM Charlene Perera has transformed the way that she runs her team and in thi...

How to manage the new remote workplace

Here's what business leaders need to know to make remote working work and keep staff happy.

Rise up: Supporting working parents

Employers must develop better strategies in order to retain top talent.

How to prepare for that ‘other’ big life change: Retirement

Preparing for retirement goes beyond thinking about super.

Any elephants in the room?

For all the projects, training schemes, improvement programmes and fast-track systems, retail still finds itself as a la...

What is it that retail is trying to achieve through technology?

The prevailing attitudinal mindset between AI and HR is reflected in financials, where one is seen as an asset and the o...

Are your staff ‘killing it’, or killing your business?

One of the most important components of any successful retail business is its frontline staff.

Retail: Character, charisma and candour

Retail is about simplicity, yet complicated by feeble leadership and handicapped by inconsequential management tiers.